Wall Street Analyst Downgrade Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI]. What else is Wall St. saying

Hanesbrands Inc. [NYSE: HBI] traded at a high on 11/07/22, posting a 1.43 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $7.07. The company report on November 3, 2022 that “HBI Forest” Part of Thailand Tree Planting Project.

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Since the tree planting initiative began in 2014, associates at our facility in Surin, Thailand, have planted more than 65,000 trees. Most recently, our team planted 20,000 trees on land allocated by the local forest department, now known as the “HBI Forest.” Another 10,000 trees were transplanted to associates’ farmland or homes to be used for food, burned for energy or harvested for building materials.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 7646925 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Hanesbrands Inc. stands at 3.90% while the volatility over the past one month is 4.33%.

The market cap for HBI stock reached $2.44 billion, with 349.77 million shares outstanding and 345.64 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 8.43M shares, HBI reached a trading volume of 7646925 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for HBI shares is $8.80 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on HBI stock is a recommendation set at 2.80. 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.

Wells Fargo have made an estimate for Hanesbrands Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on October 31, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on July 13, 2022, representing the official price target for Hanesbrands Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $18 to $13, while Barclays kept a Equal Weight rating on HBI stock. On May 06, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for HBI shares from 26 to 13.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Hanesbrands Inc. is set at 0.33, with the Price to Sales ratio for HBI stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.37. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.47, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.72.

How has HBI stock performed recently?

Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.67. With this latest performance, HBI shares dropped by -4.07% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -43.80% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -60.70% 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 HBI stock in for the last two-week period is set at 43.15, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 46.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 41.46 for Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.83, while it was recorded at 6.85 for the last single week of trading, and 11.66 for the last 200 days.

Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI] shares currently have an operating margin of +13.67 and a Gross Margin at +39.01. Hanesbrands Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +7.66.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 68.71, with Return on Assets sitting at 7.05.

Hanesbrands Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.

Earnings analysis for Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI]

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 HBI. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Hanesbrands Inc. go to -6.00%.

Insider trade positions for Hanesbrands Inc. [HBI]

There are presently around $2,190 million, or 92.40% of HBI stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of HBI stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 38,223,804, which is approximately 1.708% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 33,856,145 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $239.36 million in HBI stocks shares; and DIAMOND HILL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT INC, currently with $165.63 million in HBI stock with ownership of nearly -2.467% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Hanesbrands Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 283 institutional holders increased their position in Hanesbrands Inc. [NYSE:HBI] by around 29,873,778 shares. Additionally, 226 investors decreased positions by around 33,659,545 shares, while 112 investors held positions by with 246,252,796 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 309,786,119 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. HBI stock had 82 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,959,908 shares, while 60 institutional investors sold positions of 10,623,501 shares during the same period.


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