Emerson Electric Co. [NYSE: EMR] slipped around -0.37 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $78.00 at the close of the session, down -0.47%. The company report on September 27, 2022 that Emerson Announces Agreement to Divest its Russia Business to Local Management.
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Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced an agreement to sell its Russia business, including Metran, its Russia-based manufacturing subsidiary, and Emerson LLC in Russia, the sales and service organization for Metran, to the local management team. This announcement follows the company’s May statement to exit its Russia business and explore strategic options to divest Metran.
For fiscal year 2021, Russia represented approximately 1.5% of total Emerson sales. As part of the previously announced Russia exit, Emerson included a pre-tax loss of $162M in the third quarter of fiscal 2022.
Emerson Electric Co. stock is now -16.10% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. EMR Stock saw the intraday high of $78.90 and lowest of $77.31 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 100.47, which means current price is +7.73% above from all time high which was touched on 03/31/22.
Compared to the average trading volume of 2.71M shares, EMR reached a trading volume of 4202009 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about 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 $100.68 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.
Bernstein have made an estimate for Emerson Electric Co. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Mkt Perform, with their previous recommendation back on August 17, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, JP Morgan raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on July 07, 2022, representing the official price target for Emerson Electric Co. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $110, while Oppenheimer analysts kept a Outperform rating on EMR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Emerson Electric Co. is set at 2.08, with the Price to Sales ratio for EMR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.45. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.48, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.19. Price to Free Cash Flow for EMR in the course of the last twelve months was 60.77 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.80.
How has EMR stock performed recently?
Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.32. With this latest performance, EMR shares dropped by -8.84% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -16.29% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -17.18% 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 47.45, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.88 for Emerson Electric Co. [EMR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 82.66, while it was recorded at 78.69 for the last single week of trading, and 88.31 for the last 200 days.
Emerson Electric Co. [EMR]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.67 and a Gross Margin at +39.59. Emerson Electric Co.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.63.
Return on Total Capital for EMR is now 18.09, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 14.77. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 25.19, with Return on Assets sitting at 9.68. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 73.19. Additionally, EMR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 42.26, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 29.27. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 62.79, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 36.26.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Emerson Electric Co. [EMR] managed to generate an average of $26,563 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.40 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 0.80 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Earnings analysis for Emerson Electric Co. [EMR]
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 10.21%.
Insider trade positions for Emerson Electric Co. [EMR]
There are presently around $34,221 million, or 76.60% of EMR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EMR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 54,473,695, which is approximately -3.004% of the company’s market cap and around 0.73% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 38,665,233 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.02 billion in EMR stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.98 billion in EMR stock with ownership of nearly -5.971% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Emerson Electric Co. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 741 institutional holders increased their position in Emerson Electric Co. [NYSE:EMR] by around 23,989,077 shares. Additionally, 904 investors decreased positions by around 51,472,273 shares, while 297 investors held positions by with 363,263,708 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 438,725,058 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EMR stock had 104 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,895,034 shares, while 201 institutional investors sold positions of 8,210,136 shares during the same period.