Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HRC) went up by 1.00% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Thursday’s trading session. The share price of the Medical Instruments & Supplies giant went up by $111.57 to trade ended Thursday trading at $110.47. This is up from the $110.47 price recorded on Wednesday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, HRC is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $140.00 and further from the lowest price target of $115.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with HRC down by -1.73% year-to-date.
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (HRC) started the day trading at $111.19 and recorded an intraday high of $112.835. It also recorded an intraday low of $110.98 during Thursday’s trading session. Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is less than -13.04% of the average daily trading volume on Thursday. The stock’s trading volume on Thursday was 626238, which is less than -13.04 of the total average daily trading volume of 707.88K.
Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HRC) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in HRC’s stock price on Thursday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of HRC currently stands at $117.50, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 5.05%. However, HRC’s current trading price is -54.34% lower than the 52-week low price of $72.29. In terms of trading volume, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 626238 shares of Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Thursday, which is less than -13.04% of the 707.88K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. HRC’s performance over the past one year has seen it surge by 5.43%, while the stock has gone down by -1.91% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of HRC currently stands at 3.47%, and it is up by 9.80% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 5.65%. At the time of writing HRC’s report, the company has a total market cap of $7.28B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. also has over 10000 employees all over the world.
HRC Insider Activities
For Hill-Rom Holdings Inc., insiders hold 90.00% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are down by -8.00%. During that period, insiders bought 16,564 shares in 8 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 26,842 of their shares in 13 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. now hold 102.5k shares, which is over 90.61% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the HRC shares, as they control 0.15% of the company’s total stock.
HRC Fundamental Analysis
For Hill-Rom Holdings Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.18. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 6.02. The stock’s EPS growth this year is -16.80%, with analysts expecting almost a 1 growth in the earnings per share next week. In terms of revenue, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 1.47, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 16.60% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.’s stock currently stands at 6.40%, and it has a net profit margin of 5.00%. The operating margin of the company is 10.70%, and its gross margin is 49.70%.
HRC Analysts Prediction
The Morgan Stanley also has a Overweight rating for Hill-Rom Holdings Inc., predicting the stock price to stay between $113 and $138. Needham reiterate their Buy position on the stock ($105 and $106)
Analysts at Needham believe that HRC is Buy, and they have a price target of between $90 and $105. Needham and Needham also believe that Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.’s stock is outperforming at the moment.
At the moment, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 1.36, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 1.20.
HRC Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of HRC currently stands at 9.76%, while the SMA50 is 7.99%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading 6.65% ahead of Thursday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 68.15, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 51.16.