Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Thu 7 Feb (In 25 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $1.61 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $1.94 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 17.80%, a profit margin of -0.40% and a gross margin of 47.70%.
Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI). Most recently, on November 5th, 2018, Gabelli & Co Downgrade a Hold rating. Before that, on August 3rd, 2018, JP Morgan Downgrade to Underweight. Credit Suisse Resumed a Outperform rating on May 10th, 2018, Raymond James Resumed an Outperform rating on February 23rd, 2018, and JP Morgan Initiated a Neutral rating on February 9th, 2018.
At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 165.69M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 19.22B. In the last trading day, 1,122,096 shares of Motorola Solutions, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 1.02M 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 $0.44 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +0.38% and a moving average of 117.07. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$14.25 (which is -10.94%) and the stock’s moving average was 116.72. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of MSI changed by -$1.06 (which is -0.91%) and demonstrated a moving average of 123.40.
Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 65.62%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 66.08% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 35.10%. Using a similar metric, Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 77.20% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 62.95% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 37.32%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 0.85 over the past 9 days, 2.36 over the past two weeks, and -0.15 in the last 20 days.
As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $116.00 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $133.97 and a low of $92.14. 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 Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 16,897,992 shares of the company’s stock following the addition of 275,250 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that The Vanguard Group Inc now held 10.33% stake in Motorola Solutions, Inc. (MSI)’s shares.
Just in the most recent trading day, Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:MSI) experienced a high price of $117.76 and low point of $115.92. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 116 per share, following a loss of -$0.66, or -1.33% during the full day.