Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) Stock: Evaluating the Market Performance

The price-to-earnings ratio for Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) is 157.06x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for EMR is 1.37. Analysts have varying opinions on the stock, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 4 as “overweight,” 13 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

The public float for EMR is 568.47M and currently, short sellers hold a 1.21% of that float. On April 03, 2024, EMR’s average trading volume was 2.81M shares.

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EMR) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE: EMR) has dropped by -0.24 compared to previous close of 113.54. Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 1.38% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-03-21 that Emerson (EMR) benefits from strength across its businesses, strategic acquisitions and shareholder-friendly policies. However, escalating operating costs and expenses are concerning.

EMR’s Market Performance

Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) has seen a 1.38% rise in stock performance for the week, with a 4.74% gain in the past month and a 16.38% surge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.01%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.13% for EMR. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 1.87% for EMR’s stock, with a simple moving average of 17.96% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of EMR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EMR stocks, with Mizuho repeating the rating for EMR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for EMR in the upcoming period, according to Mizuho is $118 based on the research report published on January 04, 2024 of the current year 2024.

KeyBanc Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EMR reach a price target of $120. The rating they have provided for EMR stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on October 03rd, 2023.

UBS gave a rating of “Neutral” to EMR, setting the target price at $104 in the report published on October 03rd of the previous year.

EMR Trading at 8.00% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought EMR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.74% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.13%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.01%, as shares surge +3.43% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +19.34% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, EMR rose by +1.38%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +31.95% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $111.38. In addition, Emerson Electric Co. saw 16.38% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at EMR starting from Piazza Nicholas J., who sale 2,200 shares at the price of $108.50 back on Mar 04 ’24. After this action, Piazza Nicholas J. now owns 22,754 shares of Emerson Electric Co., valued at $238,700 using the latest closing price.

LEVATICH MATTHEW S, the Director of Emerson Electric Co., sale 1,933 shares at $105.58 during a trade that took place back on Feb 15 ’24, which means that LEVATICH MATTHEW S is holding 24,965 shares at $204,081 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for EMR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.13 for the present operating margin
  • 0.49 for the gross margin

The net margin for Emerson Electric Co. stands at 0.68. The total capital return value is set at 0.06. Equity return is now at value 12.48, with 4.73 for asset returns.

Based on Emerson Electric Co. (EMR), the company’s capital structure generated 0.36 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.06. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.56. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 10.66.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 3.88 billion with net debt to EBITDA at 2.46. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.66. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.77for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.34. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.12.

Conclusion

To wrap up, the performance of Emerson Electric Co. (EMR) has been better in recent times. The stock has received a bullish of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.

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