The 18.79% Simple Moving Average of Flowserve Corp.’s (FLS) Stock in the Past 200 Days

In the past week, FLS stock has gone up by 3.07%, with a monthly gain of 11.19% and a quarterly surge of 16.05%. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.37%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.52% for Flowserve Corp. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 5.19% for FLS stock, with a simple moving average of 18.79% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS) Right Now?

Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 33.22x. The stock has a 36-month beta value of 1.46. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 2 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 as “overweight,” 13 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The public float for FLS is 130.44M, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.14% of that float. On April 04, 2024, the average trading volume of FLS was 1.06M shares.

FLS) stock’s latest price update

Flowserve Corp. (NYSE: FLS)’s stock price has increased by 1.56 compared to its previous closing price of 46.29. However, the company has seen a 3.07% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. MarketBeat reported 2024-04-03 that The global economy is taking a turn this quarter, with the United States and China leading the way. After reporting a year of consecutive contraction, the U.S. manufacturing sector has finally pushed out its first expansionary reading during March 2024.

Analysts’ Opinion of FLS

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for FLS stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for FLS by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for FLS in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $50 based on the research report published on September 26, 2023 of the previous year 2023.

BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FLS reach a price target of $40, previously predicting the price at $33. The rating they have provided for FLS stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 30th, 2023.

Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Neutral” to FLS, setting the target price at $31 in the report published on September 15th of the previous year.

FLS Trading at 9.82% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought FLS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 1.51% of gains for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.52%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.37%, as shares surge +11.19% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +14.46% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, FLS rose by +3.07%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +28.30% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $44.93. In addition, Flowserve Corp. saw 14.05% 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 FLS starting from Wilson Kirk, who sale 20,000 shares at the price of $42.12 back on Feb 26 ’24. After this action, Wilson Kirk now owns 46,832 shares of Flowserve Corp., valued at $842,460 using the latest closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for FLS

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.08 for the present operating margin
  • 0.3 for the gross margin

The net margin for Flowserve Corp. stands at 0.04. The total capital return value is set at 0.09. Equity return is now at value 9.93, with 3.77 for asset returns.

Based on Flowserve Corp. (FLS), the company’s capital structure generated 0.42 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.23. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.73. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 4.98.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 374.42 million with net debt to EBITDA at 2.29. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.63. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.72for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.85. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.88.

Conclusion

To sum up, Flowserve Corp. (FLS) has seen a better performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. 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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