Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN] moved down -1.45: Why It’s Important


Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [NYSE: ELAN] closed the trading session at $19.70 on 07/13/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $19.35, while the highest price level was $19.83. The company report on July 12, 2022 that Elanco Survey Finds Many Pets Live Unprotected Against Preventable Diseases.

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– Rising Lyme Disease and Leptospirosis Across the Country Puts All Dog Breeds at Risk –.

Amidst a surge of pet adoptions, a new survey released by Elanco finds many pets are insufficiently protected against common diseases like Lyme and leptospirosis. Once largely isolated to wooded regions, the threat of Lyme and lepto has escalated in urban and suburban areas due to expanding tick populations across the country.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -30.58 percent and weekly performance of -3.19 percent. The stock has been moved at -31.43 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -11.54 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -24.23 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.68M shares, ELAN reached to a volume of 3052469 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 Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ELAN shares is $30.43 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ELAN stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. 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.

Piper Sandler have made an estimate for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on July 12, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Morgan Stanley raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on November 18, 2021, representing the official price target for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $37 to $34, while Stifel kept a Hold rating on ELAN stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated is set at 0.74, with the Price to Sales ratio for ELAN stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.99. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.26, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.71. Price to Free Cash Flow for ELAN in the course of the last twelve months was 34.74 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.

ELAN stock trade performance evaluation

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.19. With this latest performance, ELAN shares dropped by -11.54% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -31.43% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -42.43% 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 ELAN stock in for the last two-week period is set at 36.18, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 34.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 37.46 for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 22.22, while it was recorded at 20.21 for the last single week of trading, and 27.01 for the last 200 days.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.34 and a Gross Margin at +43.55. Elanco Animal Health Incorporated’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -9.91.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -5.89, with Return on Assets sitting at -2.76.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.40.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN] 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 ELAN. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Elanco Animal Health Incorporated go to 13.00%.

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [ELAN]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $9,419 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ELAN stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 41,452,530, which is approximately 1.595% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 34,513,106 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $689.92 million in ELAN stocks shares; and PRIMECAP MANAGEMENT CO/CA/, currently with $615.38 million in ELAN stock with ownership of nearly 2.073% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Elanco Animal Health Incorporated stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 232 institutional holders increased their position in Elanco Animal Health Incorporated [NYSE:ELAN] by around 36,353,643 shares. Additionally, 224 investors decreased positions by around 40,817,561 shares, while 78 investors held positions by with 394,017,094 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 471,188,298 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ELAN stock had 58 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,550,048 shares, while 67 institutional investors sold positions of 4,256,985 shares during the same period.