Federated Hermes Inc. [NYSE: FHI] gained 3.78% on the last trading session, reaching $25.54 price per share at the time. The company report on October 5, 2020 that Federated Hermes, Inc. announces third quarter 2020 earnings and conference call dates.
Federated Hermes, Inc. (NYSE: FHI), a global leader in active, responsible investing, will report financial and operating results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2020, after the market closes on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. A conference call for investors and analysts will be held at 9 a.m. Eastern on Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. President and Chief Executive Officer J. Christopher Donahue and Chief Financial Officer Thomas R. Donahue will host the call.
Investors interested in listening to the conference call should dial 877-407-0782 (domestic) or 201-689-8567 (international) or visit FederatedHermes.com for real-time Internet access. To listen online, go to the Investor Relations section of the website and the Analyst Information tab at least 15 minutes prior to register and join the call.
Federated Hermes Inc. represents 96.80 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $2.47 billion with the latest information. FHI stock price has been found in the range of $24.70 to $25.70.
If compared to the average trading volume of 615.76K shares, FHI reached a trading volume of 1108102 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for FHI shares is $27.38 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on FHI stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. 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.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for Federated Hermes Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on May 06, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on March 26, 2020, representing the official price target for Federated Hermes Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Federated Hermes Inc. is set at 0.95, with the Price to Sales ratio for FHI stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.74. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.27, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.86. Price to Free Cash Flow for FHI in the course of the last twelve months was 9.65 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.10.
Trading performance analysis for FHI stock
Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 16.41. With this latest performance, FHI shares gained by 14.63% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 26.25% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -19.13% 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 FHI stock in for the last two-week period is set at 66.35, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 76.61, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 62.13 for Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 23.86, while it was recorded at 23.50 for the last single week of trading, and 25.23 for the last 200 days.
Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI] shares currently have an operating margin of +26.25 and a Gross Margin at +72.48. Federated Hermes Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +19.78.
Return on Total Capital for FHI is now 26.26, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 23.39. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 27.61, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.31. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 21.24. Additionally, FHI Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 17.52, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 11.76. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 19.93, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 16.44.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI] managed to generate an average of $143,541 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 13.44 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.77.Federated Hermes Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.10 and a Current Ratio set at 2.10.
Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Federated Hermes Inc. posted 0.72/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.65/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 10.80%. 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 FHI. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Federated Hermes Inc. go to -2.27%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Federated Hermes Inc. [FHI]
There are presently around $2,060 million, or 87.80% of FHI stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of FHI stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 12,903,866, which is approximately -1.626% of the company’s market cap and around 3.30% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 9,370,199 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $239.31 million in FHI stocks shares; and SCHNEIDER DOWNS WEALTH MANAGEMENT ADVISORS, LP, currently with $160.14 million in FHI stock with ownership of nearly -1.562% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Federated Hermes Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 134 institutional holders increased their position in Federated Hermes Inc. [NYSE:FHI] by around 7,214,572 shares. Additionally, 139 investors decreased positions by around 8,066,361 shares, while 35 investors held positions by with 65,383,073 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 80,664,006 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. FHI stock had 39 new institutional investments in for a total of 695,189 shares, while 32 institutional investors sold positions of 940,092 shares during the same period.