Amcor plc [NYSE: AMCR] surged by $0.16 during the normal trading session on Monday and reaching a high of $12.74 during the day while it closed the day at $12.60. The company report on June 27, 2022 that Amcor Lift-Off initiative shortlists start-ups for seed funding.
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Amcor (NYSE: AMCR, ASX: AMC), a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, today announced the next phase of its inaugural Amcor Lift-Off initiative. Announced in April, Amcor Lift-Off is part of the organization’s global innovation strategy to invest in start-ups with differentiated solutions and business models that are focused on new packaging concepts and related technologies, with particular emphasis on sustainability.
More than 100 start-ups from around the world submitted entries for the first-round open call. The top eight applicants have been identified to compete for funding and resources, and whose sustainability focus includes new technologies such as nano technologies and biomaterials as well as new barrier technologies, processes, and business models for recycling infrastructure and reusable packaging.
Amcor plc stock has also gained 0.56% of its value over the past 7 days. However, AMCR stock has inclined by 9.28% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 5.09% and gained 4.91% year-on date.
The market cap for AMCR stock reached $19.27 billion, with 1.50 billion shares outstanding and 1.49 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 11.58M shares, AMCR reached a trading volume of 9806515 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about 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 $12.57 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 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.
Truist have made an estimate for Amcor plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on March 25, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BofA Securities dropped their target price from $13.40 to $12.30. The new note on the price target was released on March 25, 2022, representing the official price target for Amcor plc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $13.20, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Buy rating on AMCR stock. On August 18, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for AMCR shares from 12 to 11.50.
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 1.37. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.19, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.70. Price to Free Cash Flow for AMCR in the course of the last twelve months was 100.89 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
AMCR stock trade performance evaluation
Amcor plc [AMCR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 0.56. With this latest performance, AMCR shares dropped by -5.62% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 5.09% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.47% 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 52.52, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.00, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.91 for Amcor plc [AMCR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.64, while it was recorded at 12.56 for the last single week of trading, and 11.98 for the last 200 days.
Amcor plc [AMCR]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Amcor plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Amcor plc [AMCR] stock
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 6.32%.
Amcor plc [AMCR]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $7,933 million, or 44.00% of AMCR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of AMCR stocks are: STATE STREET CORP with ownership of 112,644,781, which is approximately 10.249% of the company’s market cap and around 0.26% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 99,995,679 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.26 billion in AMCR stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $714.95 million in AMCR stock with ownership of nearly 0.635% of the company’s market capitalization.
260 institutional holders increased their position in Amcor plc [NYSE:AMCR] by around 65,331,729 shares. Additionally, 240 investors decreased positions by around 25,057,356 shares, while 86 investors held positions by with 539,224,926 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 629,614,011 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. AMCR stock had 79 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,445,356 shares, while 55 institutional investors sold positions of 4,346,816 shares during the same period.