Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Tue 12 Feb (In 30 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $0.88 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.84 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 11.70%, a profit margin of 9.90% and a gross margin of 22.80%.
Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN). Most recently, on December 31st, 2018, Alembic Global Advisors Downgrade a Neutral rating. Before that, on October 1st, 2018, Citigroup Downgrade to Neutral. Morgan Stanley Initiated a Equal-Weight rating on September 25th, 2018, RBC Capital Mkts Initiated an Outperform rating on July 18th, 2018, and Nomura Downgrade a Neutral rating on March 20th, 2018.
At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 241.58M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 5.13B. In the last trading day, 2,128,617 shares of Huntsman Corporation were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 3.60M shares per day of trading.
If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $0.18 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +0.85% and a moving average of 21.08. In the past 20 days, its price changed by $1.94 (which is +10.05%) and the stock’s moving average was 19.46. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of HUN changed by $0.46 (which is +2.21%) and demonstrated a moving average of 20.37.
Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 91.59%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 93.72% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 93.72%. Using a similar metric, Huntsman Corporation (HUN) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 90.70% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 91.86% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 91.86%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.74 over the past 9 days, 1.38 over the past two weeks, and 1.82 in the last 20 days.
As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $21.24 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $36.09 and a low of $17.58. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.
The Vanguard Group Inc purchased more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 23,536,401 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 316,360 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 9.88% stake in Huntsman Corporation (HUN)’s shares.
Just in the most recent trading day, Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) experienced a high price of $21.7 and low point of $21.19. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 21.24 per share, following a loss of -$0.12, or -1.35% during the full day.