Amcor plc [NYSE: AMCR] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.51% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 3.27%. The company report on March 19, 2021 that Amcor creates Australia’s first soft plastic food wrapper made with recycled content.
Amcor announces it has collaborated with a group of companies to produce Australia’s first soft plastic food wrapper made with recycled content.
a lack of both collection and processing infrastructure makes it difficult to keep waste out of landfill and meet consumer demands for more sustainable packaging. The prototype KitKat wrapper (pictured) demonstrates the opportunity to close-the-loop on recycling soft plastics and has been created by a coalition of companies with a shared vision to resolve the challenge of plastic waste in the environment.
Over the last 12 months, AMCR stock rose by 43.84%. The one-year Amcor plc stock forecast points to a potential upside of 5.19. The average equity rating for AMCR stock is currently 2.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $17.93 billion, with 1.56 billion shares outstanding and 1.55 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.87M shares, AMCR stock reached a trading volume of 7356538 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Amcor plc [AMCR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for AMCR shares is $12.32 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on AMCR stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. 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.
BMO Capital Markets have made an estimate for Amcor plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on February 04, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on February 03, 2021, representing the official price target for Amcor plc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $12, while Deutsche Bank analysts kept a Hold rating on AMCR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Amcor plc is set at 0.32, with the Price to Sales ratio for AMCR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.44. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.80, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.49. Price to Free Cash Flow for AMCR in the course of the last twelve months was 54.54 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
AMCR Stock Performance Analysis:
Amcor plc [AMCR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.27. With this latest performance, AMCR shares gained by 2.19% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.65% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 43.84% 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 AMCR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.31, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.22, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 53.56 for Amcor plc [AMCR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 11.39, while it was recorded at 11.72 for the last single week of trading, and 11.17 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Amcor plc Fundamentals:
Amcor plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.
AMCR Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Amcor plc posted 0.15/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.16/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -6.30%. 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 AMCR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Amcor plc go to 7.64%.
Amcor plc [AMCR] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $6,541 million, or 37.70% of AMCR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AMCR stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 107,754,819, which is approximately -1.525% of the company’s market cap and around 0.21% of the total institutional ownership; STATE STREET CORP, holding 84,261,234 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $984.17 million in AMCR stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $645.94 million in AMCR stock with ownership of nearly -1.684% of the company’s market capitalization.
236 institutional holders increased their position in Amcor plc [NYSE:AMCR] by around 30,976,445 shares. Additionally, 204 investors decreased positions by around 26,154,913 shares, while 77 investors held positions by with 502,859,503 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 559,990,861 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AMCR stock had 86 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,388,786 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 1,800,733 shares during the same period.