why Fluor Corporation [FLR] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $19.38

Fluor Corporation [NYSE: FLR] price plunged by -8.66 percent to reach at -$1.68. The company report on January 28, 2021 that Fluor Unveils New Strategic Priorities and Goals to Support Building a Better Future.

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Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) unveiled its new strategy to become the preeminent leader of professional and technical solutions at its 2021 Strategy Day called “Building a Better Future.”.

“My top priority since being named Fluor’s CEO has been to work closely with the Board and the management team to develop a strategy that addresses the mega trends that are impacting how we do business,” said David Constable, chief executive officer. “With an emphasis on sustainable outcomes and creating shareholder value, our new strategy leverages our world-class expertise and rewards Fluor for the value we provide while improving our financial position and creating a fit-for-purpose organization.”.

A sum of 7579280 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 1.63M shares. Fluor Corporation shares reached a high of $18.48 and dropped to a low of $17.37 until finishing in the latest session at $17.71.

The one-year FLR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.62. The average equity rating for FLR stock is currently 3.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Fluor Corporation [FLR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for FLR shares is $19.38 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on FLR stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. 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.

Vertical Research have made an estimate for Fluor Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 21, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, UBS dropped their target price from $29 to $11. The new note on the price target was released on April 27, 2020, representing the official price target for Fluor Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $11 to $10, while Citigroup kept a Neutral rating on FLR stock. On February 19, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for FLR shares from 21 to 16.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Fluor Corporation is set at 1.14, with the Price to Sales ratio for FLR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.15. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.21, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 15.39. Price to Free Cash Flow for FLR in the course of the last twelve months was 20.81 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.

FLR Stock Performance Analysis:

Fluor Corporation [FLR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.96. With this latest performance, FLR shares gained by 0.28% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 44.81% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -6.79% 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 FLR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 45.31, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.14, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.35 for Fluor Corporation [FLR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 18.01, while it was recorded at 19.16 for the last single week of trading, and 13.06 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Fluor Corporation Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Fluor Corporation [FLR] shares currently have an operating margin of -4.26 and a Gross Margin at -2.96. Fluor Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -11.68.

Return on Total Capital for FLR is now -14.64, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -42.04. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -75.32, with Return on Assets sitting at -19.68. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Fluor Corporation [FLR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 131.92. Additionally, FLR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 56.88, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 24.64. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 125.13, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 53.96.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Fluor Corporation [FLR] managed to generate an average of -$33,403 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.70 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.68.Fluor Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Fluor Corporation posted -0.21/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.08/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -162.50%. 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 FLR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Fluor Corporation go to -6.69%.

Fluor Corporation [FLR] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $1,665 million, or 78.30% of FLR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of FLR stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 14,765,027, which is approximately 1.269% of the company’s market cap and around 1.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 10,762,060 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $190.6 million in FLR stocks shares; and HOTCHKIS & WILEY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, currently with $133.45 million in FLR stock with ownership of nearly 5.872% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Fluor Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 101 institutional holders increased their position in Fluor Corporation [NYSE:FLR] by around 11,875,438 shares. Additionally, 147 investors decreased positions by around 19,367,821 shares, while 60 investors held positions by with 62,772,418 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 94,015,677 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. FLR stock had 40 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,512,084 shares, while 50 institutional investors sold positions of 13,392,428 shares during the same period.

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