Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) went down by -0.55% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $117.68. The company’s stock price has collected -4.81% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/01/20 that Hillrom to Present at the Virtual 18th Annual Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference
Is It Worth Investing in Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE :HRC) Right Now?
Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HRC) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 27.21 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for HRC is at 0.61. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 8 who provided ratings for Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $122.38, which is $38.15 above the current price. HRC currently public float of 66.52M and currently shorts hold a 1.91% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HRC was 656.04K shares.
HRC’s Market Performance
HRC stocks went down by -4.81% for the week, with a monthly drop of -11.82% and a quarterly performance of -12.72%, while its annual performance rate touched -18.70%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.48% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.96% for Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -8.43% for HRC stocks with a simple moving average of -19.09% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HRC
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HRC stocks, with Robert W. Baird repeating the rating for HRC by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for HRC in the upcoming period, according to Robert W. Baird is $115 based on the research report published on September 2nd of the current year 2020.
Barclays, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HRC reach a price target of $116. The rating they have provided for HRC stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on March 17th, 2020.
Morgan Stanley gave a rating of “ Overweight” to HRC, setting the target price at $138 in the report published on December 17th of the previous year.
HRC Trading at -16.55% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HRC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -28.42% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.96%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.48%, as shares sank -9.08% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -26.13% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HRC fell by -4.81%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -21.65% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $91.56. In addition, Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. saw -25.81% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HRC starting from Ladone Mary Kay, who sold 2,278 shares at the price of $110.00 back on Jun 30. After this action, Ladone Mary Kay now owns 8,163 shares of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., valued at $250,580 using the latest closing price.
Ladone Mary Kay, the SVP, Corp. Dev., Strat. & IR of Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., sold 3,125 shares at $106.00 during a trade that took place back on Jun 26, which means that Ladone Mary Kay is holding 10,441 shares at $331,250 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for HRC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +13.14 for the present operating margin
- +44.45 for the gross margin
The net margin for Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. stands at +5.24. The total capital return value is set at 10.04, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.50. Equity return is now at value 13.00, with 4.40 for asset returns.
Based on Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (HRC), the company’s capital structure generated 155.31 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 60.83. Total debt to assets is 49.67, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 4.53. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 113.34.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.07, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.27. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.71 and the total asset turnover is 0.63. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.30.