AECOM (NYSE:ACM) went up by 0.96% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $52.40. The company’s stock price has collected 8.42% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/28/20 that AECOM supports the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration with maintaining continued operations of the national airspace system during the coronavirus pandemic
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for ACM is at 1.62. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for AECOM declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $46.44, which is $4.2 above the current price. ACM currently public float of 152.74M and currently shorts hold a 1.64% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ACM was 1.05M shares.
ACM’s Market Performance
ACM stocks went up by 8.42% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.53% and a quarterly performance of 15.76%, while its annual performance rate touched 17.07%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.57% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.88% for AECOM. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 7.96% for ACM stocks with a simple moving average of 7.97% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of ACM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ACM stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for ACM by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for ACM in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $49 based on the research report published on November 05th of the previous year 2019.
Argus gave a rating of “Buy” to ACM, setting the target price at $44 in the report published on September 20th of the previous year.
ACM Trading at 9.52% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ACM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -19.39% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.88%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.57%, as shares surge +7.05% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.21% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, ACM rose by +8.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -1.90% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $39.26. In addition, AECOM saw -2.06% 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 ACM starting from Chiao Chuan-Sheng, who sale 21,594 shares at the price of $38.57 back on Aug 20. After this action, Chiao Chuan-Sheng now owns 38,214 shares of AECOM, valued at $832,881 using the latest closing price.
Rudd Troy, the EVP, CFO of AECOM, purchase 8,343 shares at $30.05 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that Rudd Troy is holding 75,793 shares at $250,711 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for ACM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +3.30 for the present operating margin
- +4.16 for the gross margin
The net margin for AECOM stands at -1.29. The total capital return value is set at 8.75, while invested capital returns managed to touch -3.59. Equity return is now at value -11.80, with -3.10 for asset returns.
Based on AECOM (ACM), the company’s capital structure generated 92.21 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 47.97. Total debt to assets is 23.53, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 89.03. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 46.32.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 182.05M with total debt to EBITDA at 3.72. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.42, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.40. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.53 and the total asset turnover is 1.38. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.17.