ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [NYSE: SERV] closed the trading session at $40.00 on 08/25/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $38.985, while the highest price level was $40.00. The company report on August 6, 2020 that ServiceMaster Names Brett T. Ponton as Its Next Chief Executive Officer.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SERV), a leading provider of essential services to residential and commercial customers in the termite, pest control, cleaning and restoration markets, today announced that Brett T. Ponton will become its new Chief Executive Officer, on or before October 1, 2020. Since 2017, Mr. Ponton has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Monro, Inc. (Nasdaq: MNRO), the largest independent operator of tire and auto service retail stores in the U.S., where he has led a successful transformation strategy.
Mr. Ponton will also join the ServiceMaster Board of Directors when he begins his tenure as CEO. Naren Gursahaney, who has served as Interim CEO since January 2020, will continue in his role as Chairman of ServiceMaster’s Board.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 3.47 percent and weekly performance of -0.02 percent. The stock has been moved at 18.52 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 4.88 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 29.41 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.28M shares, SERV reached to a volume of 2165198 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SERV shares is $46.44 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SERV stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal-Weight, with their previous recommendation back on August 07, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Morgan Stanley dropped their target price from $43 to $35. The new note on the price target was released on April 02, 2020, representing the official price target for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. stock. On October 23, 2019, analysts decreased their price target for SERV shares from 50 to 42.
The Average True Range (ATR) for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. is set at 0.98, with the Price to Sales ratio for SERV stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.62. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.34. Price to Free Cash Flow for SERV in the course of the last twelve months was 20.73 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.10.
SERV stock trade performance evaluation
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.02. With this latest performance, SERV shares gained by 4.88% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 18.52% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -29.65% 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 SERV stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.77, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.40, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.64 for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 38.13, while it was recorded at 39.78 for the last single week of trading, and 34.65 for the last 200 days.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV] shares currently have an operating margin of +15.36 and a Gross Margin at +43.28. ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.21.
Return on Total Capital for SERV is now 7.81, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.21. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 5.70, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.49. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 80.45. Additionally, SERV Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 44.58, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 35.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 76.57, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 42.43.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV] managed to generate an average of $10,750 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.28 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.40.ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.10 and a Current Ratio set at 2.20.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. posted 0.31/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.32/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -3.10%. 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 SERV. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. go to 6.70%.
ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [SERV]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $5,435 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SERV stocks are: JANUS HENDERSON GROUP PLC with ownership of 20,064,190, which is approximately 3.881% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 17,070,963 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $682.84 million in SERV stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $478.56 million in SERV stock with ownership of nearly -3.671% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 156 institutional holders increased their position in ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. [NYSE:SERV] by around 18,476,166 shares. Additionally, 124 investors decreased positions by around 21,373,888 shares, while 25 investors held positions by with 96,032,409 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 135,882,463 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SERV stock had 66 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,751,980 shares, while 40 institutional investors sold positions of 13,668,559 shares during the same period.