Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. [AXTA] shares are down more than -29.31% this year and recently increased 0.01% or $0.29 to settle at $21.92. Analysts expect AXTA to grow earnings at a 2.13% annual rate over the next 5 years. AXTA has a short ratio of 2.08. This implies that the market is currently less bullish on the outlook for AXTA.
Analyst Birdseye View:
The most recent analyst activity for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. [NYSE:AXTA] stock was on April 01, 2020, when it was Upgrade with an Outperform rating from Exane BNP Paribas. Before that, on May 12, 2020, Goldman Recapitulated a Buy rating and elevated its amount target to $25. On March 26, 2020, Vertical Research Upgrade a Buy rating. On March 26, 2020, KeyBanc Capital Markets Initiated an Overweight rating and increased its price target to $23. On March 23, 2020, BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Buy rating. On March 23, 2020, Jefferies Downgrade a Hold rating. On February 03, 2020, BMO Capital Markets Upgrade an Outperform rating and decreased its target amount on this stock from $38 to $35. On October 25, 2019, JP Morgan Upgrade an Overweight rating and amplified its amount target to $33.
In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $12.92 and a peak of $31.26. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $27.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. [NYSE:AXTA] were valued at $21.92. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of 0.63%.
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. [NYSE:AXTA] most recently reported quarterly sales of 653.0 million, which represented growth of -43.60%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $320,157 per employee, while its income is $17,786 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 33.30%, its Operating Margin is 6.00%, its Pretax Margin is +7.36, and its Net Margin is +5.56. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 3.69, 19.46, 11.49 and 4.86 respectively.
The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 74.39 and the whole liability to whole assets at 57.68. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 73.00 and enduring liability to assets at 0.57 while looking for an extended time period.
Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 21.38 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 21.14. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 21.92 and at 22.22 for 2nd resistance point.
Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. [AXTA] reported its earnings at -$0.15 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 6/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at -$0.11/share signifying the difference of -0.04 and -36.40% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 3/30/2020, the stated earnings were $0.31 calling estimates for $0.29/share with the difference of 0.02 depicting the surprise of 6.90%.
Important Ratio’s To Watch
Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. [NYSE:AXTA] is 2.90. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.95. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.60, it’s amount to book ratio is 5.27 and showing 66.76 of P/E (TTM) ratio.
Shifting our attention to insider trading activity, during the past six months, there have been 6 insider buys representing 63,498 shares and 8 insider sales representing 645,874 shares. The most recent insider trade was by Markevich Steven R., EVP & Pres., Trans. Coatings, and it was the sale of 44568.0 shares on Sep 16. BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, the 10% Owner, completed a sale of 0.53 million shares on Sep 09. On Aug 11, Markevich Steven R., EVP & Pres., Trans. Coatings, completed a sale of 40857.0 shares.