American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL) went down by -4.05% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $19.34, while AXL stocks collected -6.31% of loss with the last five trading sessions.
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL) Worth an Investment?
American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL) The 36 Months beta value for AXL stocks is at 1.73, while 7 of the analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. stocks as a “buy” while 0 as overweight, 3 rated it as hold and 1 as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $18.30 which is $7.08 above current price. AXL currently has a short float of 8.02% and public float of 109.21M with average trading volume of 1.69M shares.
AXL Market Performance
AXL stocks went down by -6.31% for the week, with the monthly drop of -27.85% and a quarterly performance of -32.57%, while its annual performance rate touched -31.53%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -15.16% for AXL stocks with the simple moving average of -24.31% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AXL)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for AXL stocks, with BofA/Merrill repeating the rating for AXL shares by setting it to “Buy”. The predicted price for AXL socks in the upcoming period according to BofA/Merrill is $20 based on the research report published on February 20, 2019.
BofA/Merrill, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see AXL stock at the price of $20. The rating they have provided for AXL stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 5, 2018.
Wolfe Research gave “Outperform” rating to AXL stocks, setting the target price at $20 in the report published on October 2, 2018.
AXL Stocks -21.48% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought AXL to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -42.40% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 3.99%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.50%, while the shares sank at the distance of -28.91% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -23.33% lower at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, AXL went down by -6.31%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -34.55% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $12.90. In addition, American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. saw 0.36% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
AXL Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL), starting from Oal Tolga I, who sold 14,876 shares at the price of $14.47 back on Mar 12. After this action, Rushing now owns 97,430 shares of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., valued at $215,256 with the latest closing price.
Satine Alberto L, the Senior Vice President of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc., sold 15,033 shares at the value of $16.75 during a trade that took place back on Feb 22, which means that Satine Alberto L is holding 59,420 shares at the value of $251,803 based on the most recent closing price.
AXL Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +9.03 for the present operating margin and +14.33 for gross margin. The net margin for American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. stands at -0.79. Total capital return value is set at 12.15, while invested capital returns managed to touch -1.08. Equity return holds the value -6.30%, with -1.30% for asset returns.
Based on American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. (AXL), the company’s capital structure generated 256.65 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 71.96. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 50.71 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 248.45 and long-term debt to capital is 69.66.
EBITDA value lies at +245.90 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 3.39. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 0.65 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.83. The receivables turnover for American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings, Inc. is 7.12 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.94. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.