McCormick & Company Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) went down by -2.44% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $105.54. The company’s stock price has collected -0.72% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 07/15/21 that Companies Are Facing Inflation, Too. Here Are 3 That Can’t Pass Along Costs Yet.
Is It Worth Investing in McCormick & Company Incorporated (NYSE :MKC) Right Now?
McCormick & Company Incorporated (NYSE:MKC) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 30.68 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MKC is at 0.48. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for McCormick & Company Incorporated declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $91.95, which is $7.38 above the current price. MKC currently public float of 262.87M and currently shorts hold a 1.53% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MKC was 1.27M shares.
MKC’s Market Performance
MKC stocks went down by -0.72% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.85% and a quarterly performance of -6.92%, while its annual performance rate touched -11.60%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.74% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.50% for McCormick & Company Incorporated. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.10% for MKC stocks with a simple moving average of -5.59% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MKC
Argus, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MKC reach a price target of $215. The rating they have provided for MKC stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on September 24th, 2020.
Jefferies gave a rating of “Hold” to MKC, setting the target price at $167 in the report published on June 22nd of the previous year.
MKC Trading at -3.28% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MKC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -18.93% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.50%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.74%, as shares sank -1.95% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.65% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MKC fell by -0.72%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -11.26% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $87.31. In addition, McCormick & Company Incorporated saw -10.50% 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 MKC starting from MANGAN MICHAEL D, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $183.30 back on Nov 13. After this action, MANGAN MICHAEL D now owns 17,765 shares of McCormick & Company Incorporated, valued at $916,500 using the latest closing price.
Tapiero Jacques, the Director of McCormick & Company Incorporated, sale 5,000 shares at $199.49 during a trade that took place back on Aug 13, which means that Tapiero Jacques is holding 9,433 shares at $997,452 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MKC
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +18.16 for the present operating margin
- +41.04 for the gross margin
The net margin for McCormick & Company Incorporated stands at +13.34. The total capital return value is set at 12.13, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.06. Equity return is now at value 18.40, with 6.20 for asset returns.
Based on McCormick & Company Incorporated (MKC), the company’s capital structure generated 128.50 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 56.24. Total debt to assets is 41.73, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 98.25. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 43.00.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.32, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.17. The receivables turnover for the company is 10.86 and the total asset turnover is 0.50. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.68.