PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE:PKI) went down by -4.57% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $162.70. The company’s stock price has collected 0.05% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/11/21 that PerkinElmer Updates Fourth Quarter Outlook; To Hold Earnings Call on Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Is It Worth Investing in PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE :PKI) Right Now?
PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE:PKI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 41.13 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for PKI is at 1.16. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 16 who provided ratings for PerkinElmer Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $156.50, which is $1.65 above the current price. PKI currently public float of 111.04M and currently shorts hold a 3.02% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PKI was 969.64K shares.
PKI’s Market Performance
PKI stocks went up by 0.05% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.16% and a quarterly performance of 18.43%, while its annual performance rate touched 51.03%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.87% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.75% for PerkinElmer Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.06% for PKI stocks with a simple moving average of 33.36% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PKI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PKI stocks, with Wells Fargo repeating the rating for PKI by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for PKI in the upcoming period, according to Wells Fargo is $175 based on the research report published on January 07th of the current year 2021.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PKI reach a price target of $160. The rating they have provided for PKI stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on December 02nd, 2020.
KeyBanc Capital Markets gave a rating of “Sector Weight” to PKI, setting the target price at $150 in the report published on November 10th of the previous year.
PKI Trading at 9.45% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PKI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.59% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.75%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.87%, as shares surge +4.05% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +18.01% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PKI rose by +0.05%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +103.18% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $146.34. In addition, PerkinElmer Inc. saw 5.91% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PKI starting from Goldberg Joel S, who sale 25,149 shares at the price of $155.52 back on Jan 06. After this action, Goldberg Joel S now owns 71,775 shares of PerkinElmer Inc., valued at $3,911,182 using the latest closing price.
Goldberg Joel S, the Please See Remarks of PerkinElmer Inc., sale 1,518 shares at $152.51 during a trade that took place back on Jan 05, which means that Goldberg Joel S is holding 71,775 shares at $231,511 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PKI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +14.06 for the present operating margin
- +44.84 for the gross margin
The net margin for PerkinElmer Inc. stands at +7.90. The total capital return value is set at 8.49, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.80. Equity return is now at value 14.00, with 6.20 for asset returns.
Based on PerkinElmer Inc. (PKI), the company’s capital structure generated 80.21 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 44.51. Total debt to assets is 34.52, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 78.56. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 43.59.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.47, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.18. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.25 and the total asset turnover is 0.46. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.80.