why Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $104.10

Emerson Electric Co. [NYSE: EMR] stock went on an upward path that rose over 1.67% on Thursday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 2.63%. The company report on July 15, 2021 that Emerson Schedules Third Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call.

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) will report its third quarter results prior to market open on Wednesday, August 4, 2021. Emerson senior management will discuss the results during an investor conference call that same day, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time, 8:30 a.m. Central Time.

All interested parties may listen to the live conference call and view presentation slides, which will be posted in advance of the call, by going to the Investors area of Emerson’s website at www.Emerson.com/en-us/investors and completing a brief registration form. A replay of the conference call will be available for three months following the webcast at the same location on the Emerson website.

Over the last 12 months, EMR stock rose by 56.89%. The one-year Emerson Electric Co. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 3.94. The average equity rating for EMR stock is currently 2.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $59.34 billion, with 599.40 million shares outstanding and 595.41 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.51M shares, EMR stock reached a trading volume of 2430357 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Emerson Electric Co. [EMR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EMR shares is $104.10 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EMR stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.

Gordon Haskett have made an estimate for Emerson Electric Co. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on January 19, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman raised their target price from $89 to $97. The new note on the price target was released on January 19, 2021, representing the official price target for Emerson Electric Co. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $69 to $100, while UBS kept a Buy rating on EMR stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Emerson Electric Co. is set at 1.84, with the Price to Sales ratio for EMR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.48. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.57, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.95. Price to Free Cash Flow for EMR in the course of the last twelve months was 30.48 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.

EMR Stock Performance Analysis:

Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.63. With this latest performance, EMR shares gained by 5.61% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 23.33% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 56.89% 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 EMR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 60.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 63.71, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.31 for Emerson Electric Co. [EMR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 96.49, while it was recorded at 98.70 for the last single week of trading, and 86.69 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Emerson Electric Co. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.63 and a Gross Margin at +40.38. Emerson Electric Co.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.70.

Return on Total Capital for EMR is now 18.35, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 14.23. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 23.62, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.06. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 95.26. Additionally, EMR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 48.79, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 34.99. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 79.70, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 40.82.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] managed to generate an average of $23,533 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.01 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.77.Emerson Electric Co.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.


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 EMR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Emerson Electric Co. go to 12.91%.

Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $44,249 million, or 75.20% of EMR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EMR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 50,263,574, which is approximately -0.268% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 40,165,838 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $4.02 billion in EMR stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $2.69 billion in EMR stock with ownership of nearly -1.885% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Emerson Electric Co. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 800 institutional holders increased their position in Emerson Electric Co. [NYSE:EMR] by around 26,483,923 shares. Additionally, 658 investors decreased positions by around 28,953,581 shares, while 303 investors held positions by with 387,056,241 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 442,493,745 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EMR stock had 158 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,938,056 shares, while 62 institutional investors sold positions of 1,378,447 shares during the same period.

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