Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE:HWM) saw a downside of -0.05% to close Tuesday at $39.41 after subtracting -$0.02 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 2,387,080 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $40.91 in the past week and touched a new high 1 time within the past 5 days. An average of 2,147,075 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,493,180.
HWM’s 1-month performance is 0.92% or $0.35 on its low of $38.31 reached on 01/20/23. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $29.35 and high of $41.02, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/12/23. However, the current price is down -3.92% from the 52-week high price.
HWM stock investors last saw insider trading activity on Jun 03.Giacobbe Ken (EVP and CFO) most recently sold 63,304 shares at $36.31 per share on Jun 03. This transaction cost the insider $2,298,435.
HWM stock has a beta of 1.53. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 2.98 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 5.09, with the price to cash flow ratio at 48.04.
Howmet Aerospace Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 0.90, with the current ratio over the same period at 2.10. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 1.30, while the total debt to equity was 1.30.. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 27.70%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.38 billion against revenue of $4.97 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income grew 67.09% to $79.0 million, while revenue of $147.0 million was -86.08% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected HWM to announce $0.33 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.35, representing a 6.10% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $293.0 million. HWM stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 6.66 billion, with total debt at $4.28 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $413.71 million.
Let’s look briefly at Howmet Aerospace Inc. (HWM) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 24 January was 48.87% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 22.98%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $39.10, reflecting a -2.95% or -$1.20 change from its current price. HWM is currently trading +2.26% above its 20-day SMA, +9.87% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +8.45% and SMA200 by+15.37%.
Stochastic %K and %D was 32.23% and 22.75% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.85. The RSI (14) points at 51.37%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 40.70% with the period’s ATR at 0.87. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.59 and -0.67 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), Truist downgraded it to a Hold rating. They previously had a Buy rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for HWM stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate HWM as a “sell,”, while 2 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 2 rates the stock as overweight while 12 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is HWM’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $35.00 and a high of $48.00, with their median price target at $43.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Howmet Aerospace Inc. (HWM) stock is $43.46.