Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) went down by -4.80% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $74.89. The company’s stock price has collected -4.16% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 7 hours ago that Henry Schein Inc. stock falls Thursday, underperforms market
Is It Worth Investing in Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ :HSIC) Right Now?
Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.02 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for HSIC is at 0.86. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Henry Schein 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 $72.71, which is $12.78 above the current price. HSIC currently public float of 140.81M and currently shorts hold a 3.24% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HSIC was 883.28K shares.
HSIC’s Market Performance
HSIC stocks went down by -4.16% for the week, with a monthly drop of -10.45% and a quarterly performance of -2.86%, while its annual performance rate touched -2.04%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.75% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.12% for Henry Schein Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -8.72% for HSIC stocks with a simple moving average of -3.51% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HSIC
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HSIC stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for HSIC by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for HSIC in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $83 based on the research report published on February 08th of the current year 2021.
Robert W. Baird, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HSIC reach a price target of $79, previously predicting the price at $70. The rating they have provided for HSIC stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on January 04th, 2021.
Barrington Research gave a rating of “Outperform” to HSIC, setting the target price at $72 in the report published on November 03rd of the previous year.
HSIC Trading at -9.66% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HSIC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -17.36% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.12%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.75%, as shares sank -9.21% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -11.52% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HSIC fell by -4.16%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +11.57% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $67.49. In addition, Henry Schein Inc. saw -7.43% 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 HSIC starting from DERBY DEBORAH, who purchase 760 shares at the price of $66.22 back on Feb 24. After this action, DERBY DEBORAH now owns 760 shares of Henry Schein Inc., valued at $50,327 using the latest closing price.
ALI MOHAMAD, the Director of Henry Schein Inc., purchase 1,000 shares at $63.65 during a trade that took place back on Feb 18, which means that ALI MOHAMAD is holding 1,000 shares at $63,654 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for HSIC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +5.61 for the present operating margin
- +27.81 for the gross margin
The net margin for Henry Schein Inc. stands at +3.97. The total capital return value is set at 11.09, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.16. Equity return is now at value 13.00, with 5.30 for asset returns.
Based on Henry Schein Inc. (HSIC), the company’s capital structure generated 29.94 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 23.04. Total debt to assets is 12.90, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 22.53. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 17.34.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.09, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.09. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.58 and the total asset turnover is 1.36. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.66.