PolyOne Corporation is -28.98% lower this YTD as [AVNT] Updates Q2 Outcomes

PolyOne Corporation [NYSE: AVNT] price surged by 1.55 percent to reach at $0.4. The company in a press release made an announcement updates its second-quarter results for 2020. PolyOne arranged a conference call on July 22 and discussed the quarterly earnings with the investors and shareholders of the company.

The CEO of AVNT, Robert M. Patterson highlighted that the ongoing coronavirus-19 epidemic has had a major impact on the world in all regards whether it’s economic or on health. The company’s core focus during this time was to ensure the safety of the health of its customers, associates, and all the stakeholders. However, the company reported its GAAP EPS, and Adjusted EPS from the continuing operations was around $0.25 and $0.39, respectively. 

A sum of 964826 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 781.66K shares. PolyOne Corporation shares reached a high of $26.49 and dropped to a low of $24.915 until finishing in the latest session at $26.13.

Guru’s Opinion on PolyOne Corporation [AVNT]:

The Average True Range (ATR) for PolyOne Corporation is set at 1.11, with the Price to Sales ratio for AVNT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.84. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.47, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 14.14.

AVNT Stock Performance Analysis:

PolyOne Corporation [AVNT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.80. With this latest performance, AVNT shares gained by 5.66% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -26.79% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -16.38% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for AVNT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 54.99, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.52 for PolyOne Corporation [AVNT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 25.27, while it was recorded at 25.90 for the last single week of trading, and 27.74 for the last 200 days.

Insight into PolyOne Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PolyOne Corporation [AVNT] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.59 and a Gross Margin at +22.80. PolyOne Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.64.

Return on Total Capital for AVNT is now 8.90, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.61. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 9.49, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.52. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, PolyOne Corporation [AVNT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 122.93. Additionally, AVNT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 55.14, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 39.50. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 119.18, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 53.46.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, PolyOne Corporation [AVNT] managed to generate an average of $13,482 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.70 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.95.PolyOne Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.50 and a Current Ratio set at 2.90.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, PolyOne Corporation posted 0.74/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.73/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 1.40%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for AVNT.

PolyOne Corporation [AVNT] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $2,224 million, or 95.10% of AVNT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AVNT stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 11,990,124, which is approximately 15.133% of the company’s market cap and around 1.00% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 9,082,207 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $233.69 million in AVNT stocks shares; and WELLS FARGO & COMPANY/MN, currently with $106.58 million in AVNT stock with ownership of nearly 70.954% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in PolyOne Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 149 institutional holders increased their position in PolyOne Corporation [NYSE:AVNT] by around 20,938,702 shares. Additionally, 117 investors decreased positions by around 7,063,823 shares, while 28 investors held positions by with 58,442,462 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 86,444,987 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AVNT stock had 36 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,316,071 shares, while 45 institutional investors sold positions of 922,329 shares during the same period.

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