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HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) went up by 1.15% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $32.23, while HCP stocks collected +5.17% of gains with the last five trading sessions.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) Worth an Investment?

HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 14.15 times of increase in earnings at the present.

HCP Market Performance

HCP stocks went up by 5.17% for the week, with the monthly jump of 5.77% and a quarterly performance of 1.97%, while its annual performance rate touched 35.00%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.92% for HCP stocks with the simple moving average of 9.96% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HCP stocks, with Robert W. Baird repeating the rating for HCP shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for HCP socks in the upcoming period according to Robert W. Baird is $11 based on the research report published on January 7, 2019.

KeyBanc Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HCP stock at the price of $11. The rating they have provided for HCP stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on December 20, 2018.

RBC Capital Mkts gave “ Outperform” rating to HCP stocks, setting the target price at $11 in the report published on November 2, 2018.

HCP Stocks 2.96% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HCP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, HCP, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -2.11% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.12%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 1.78%, while the shares surge at the distance of +8.23% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +3.61% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, HCP went up by +5.17%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +23.82% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $30.19. In addition, HCP, Inc. saw 12.96% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

HCP Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HCP, Inc. (HCP), starting from GARVEY CHRISTINE, who sold 3,405 shares at the price of $29.80 back on May 09. After this action, Rushing now owns 25,468 shares of HCP, Inc., valued at $101,468 with the latest closing price.

Klaritch Thomas, the EVP and COO of HCP, Inc., sold 82,532 shares at the value of $29.51 during a trade that took place back on Dec 04, which means that Klaritch Thomas is holding 173,748 shares at the value of $2,435,354 based on the most recent closing price.

HCP Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +11.82 for the present operating margin and +32.07 for gross margin. The net margin for HCP, Inc. stands at +57.31. Total capital return value is set at 1.71, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.57. Equity return holds the value 19.60%, with 8.30% for asset returns.

Based on HCP, Inc. (HCP), the company’s capital structure generated 93.67 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 48.36. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 43.78 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 93.61 and long-term debt to capital is 48.33.

EBITDA value lies at 376.08 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 5.38. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 11.05 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.29. The receivables turnover for HCP, Inc. is 41.54 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.14.