Republic Services Inc.[NYSE: RSG] gained 2.39% or 2.24 points to close at $95.88 with a heavy trading volume of 1608864 shares.The company report on December 23, 2020 that Nikola and Republic Services End Collaboration on Refuse Truck.
Nikola Corporation (NASDAQ: NKLA) announced that Nikola and Republic Services (NYSE: RSG) have discontinued their collaboration on refuse truck development.
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The goal of the collaboration was to design and build an industry-first fully integrated refuse truck based on a zero-emissions battery-electric drive platform and body while also integrating multiple new systems into a new state-of-the-art vehicle.
It opened the trading session at $93.89, the shares rose to $96.08 and dropped to $93.50, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day.The daily chart for RSG points out that the company has recorded 19.85% gains over the past six months.However, it is still -46.67% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 1.25M shares, RSG reached to a volume of 1608864 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 Republic Services Inc.[RSG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for RSG shares is $106.08 per share.Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on RSG stock is a recommendation set at 2.00.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.
Jefferies have made an estimate for Republic Services Inc.shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 19, 2020.While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Morgan Stanley raised their target price to Equal-Weight.The new note on the price target was released on October 13, 2020, representing the official price target for Republic Services Inc.stock.Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $99, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Neutral rating on RSG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Republic Services Inc.is set at 1.59, with the Price to Sales ratio for RSG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.99.The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.66.Price to Free Cash Flow for RSG in the course of the last twelve months was 39.44 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
Trading performance analysis for RSG stock
Republic Services Inc.[RSG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.27.With this latest performance, RSG shares gained by 0.22% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 19.85% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 6.38% 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 RSG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 51.16, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.94 for Republic Services Inc.[RSG].The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 95.83, while it was recorded at 95.01 for the last single week of trading, and 88.13 for the last 200 days.
Republic Services Inc.[RSG]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Republic Services Inc.[RSG] shares currently have an operating margin of +17.81 and a Gross Margin at +28.26.Republic Services Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.42.
Return on Total Capital for RSG is now 11.00, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.78.Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 13.38, with Return on Assets sitting at 4.85.When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Republic Services Inc.[RSG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 110.28.Additionally, RSG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 52.44, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 39.47.Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 98.19, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 46.69.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Republic Services Inc.[RSG] managed to generate an average of $29,814 per employee.Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.48 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.46.Republic Services Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.
Republic Services Inc.[RSG]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Republic Services Inc.posted 0.91/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.88/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.40%.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 RSG.When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Republic Services Inc.go to 8.27%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Republic Services Inc.[RSG]
There are presently around $17,373 million, or 93.60% of RSG stock, in the hands of institutional investors.The top three institutional holders of RSG stocks are: BLACKROCK INC.with ownership of 21,839,459, which is approximately -1.335% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 18,320,091 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.76 billion in RSG stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.03 billion in RSG stock with ownership of nearly 0.104% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Republic Services Inc.stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 338 institutional holders increased their position in Republic Services Inc.[NYSE:RSG] by around 9,191,906 shares.Additionally, 354 investors decreased positions by around 9,195,850 shares, while 119 investors held positions by with 162,805,625 shares.The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 181,193,381 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing.RSG stock had 72 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,127,261 shares, while 63 institutional investors sold positions of 868,018 shares during the same period.