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The Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE:ELAN) is going up by 0.82% in today’s trading session, a rise equivalent to 0.24% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out 23 hours ago stating that Elanco Animal Health Reports Second Quarter Results, Including Strong EPS and Gross Margin Improvement by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $28.42, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $29.45. ELAN finished the previous session at $29.19 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $811,109.

In the 100 days of trading, ELAN managed to top a 32.49% Moving average. Additionally, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated shares have achieved a 52-week range between 28.00 and 37.61 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 14.13%.

The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 381.24M, equal to the value of $11.13B in market capitalization. Financial analysts indicate that ELAN shares should be still ranked as a “Outperform”. In the last 30 days, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated shares went down by -13.28%, adding 33.92 to growth in value, on top of a +3.50% boost since 07/16/19.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE:ELAN) Analyst’s Estimates

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (ELAN) could record at least $0.26 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 11/06/2019, a number that would actually represent an increase of 17.60% YOY.

According to the average analyst rating, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated would be rated as 2.43. Out of 14 different analysts monitoring ELAN stock, 3 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 6 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 4 indicate that ELAN is an OUTPERFORM, 1 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERPERFORM.

On Aug-15-19, the stock earned a Upgrade rating due to a new analyst call from UBS, while analysts from Guggenheim believe that the stock is set at Neutral, as concluded on May-23-19. BofA/Merrill, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Buy as confirmed through a call on Mar-18-19.

Regardless of the rating, Morgan Stanley did increase their price to $34 as they are considering target share price analysis. William Blair, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on Feb-12-19, giving the stock a Mkt Perform rating.

ELAN Key Ratios To Watch:

Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +42.25% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +10.23%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at 0.97%. Additionally, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated is recording price volatility of 4.41% for the period of the last seven days and 3.30% in the last 30 days.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE:ELAN) Technical Outlook

For the period of the last 50 days, Elanco Animal Health Incorporated had its Raw Stochastic average set at 14.13% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 18.09%. Stochastic %K for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, with the last 20 days included, was set at 10.76%, having Stochastic %D topping 11.70%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated Insider Watch:

As far as the position of shares issued by Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE:ELAN) for the period concluded at the market close of 08/15/19, 259 institutional investors increased their positions in ELAN shares by 69,158,487, 176 decreased positions by 41,166,865 and 31 institutional investors decided to hold positions at 280,239,145. These numbers put the complete list of institutional holdings set at 390,564,497 shares, in accordance with filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock had another 95 institutional investments with 24,011,606 new shares in addition to having 66 institutional investors selling their positions in 17,649,834 shares.