ESAB Corporation [NYSE: ESAB] price plunged by -3.04 percent to reach at -$1.47. The company report on December 14, 2022 that ESAB Corporation Board Declares Dividend.
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ESAB Corporation (“ESAB” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ESAB), a world leader in fabrication and gas control technology, announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share of the Company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on January 13, 2023 to shareholders of record as of December 30, 2022.
A sum of 195795 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 376.70K shares. ESAB Corporation shares reached a high of $48.18 and dropped to a low of $46.86 until finishing in the latest session at $46.92.
The one-year ESAB stock forecast points to a potential upside of 10.11. The average equity rating for ESAB stock is currently 1.80, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on ESAB Corporation [ESAB]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ESAB shares is $52.20 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ESAB stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. 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.
Robert W. Baird have made an estimate for ESAB Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on September 13, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, JP Morgan raised their target price to Overweight. The new note on the price target was released on August 18, 2022, representing the official price target for ESAB Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $56, while Stifel analysts kept a Buy rating on ESAB stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for ESAB Corporation is set at 1.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for ESAB stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.14. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.33, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.98. Price to Free Cash Flow for ESAB in the course of the last twelve months was 26.17 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
ESAB Stock Performance Analysis:
ESAB Corporation [ESAB] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.60. With this latest performance, ESAB shares dropped by -0.89% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.07% over the last 6 months.
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 ESAB stock in for the last two-week period is set at 51.68, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 44.40, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 55.14 for ESAB Corporation [ESAB]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 43.76, while it was recorded at 48.26 for the last single week of trading.
Insight into ESAB Corporation Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and ESAB Corporation [ESAB] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.38 and a Gross Margin at +39.19. ESAB Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.46.
ESAB Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
ESAB Corporation [ESAB] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $2,266 million, or 84.20% of ESAB stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ESAB stocks are: T. ROWE PRICE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, INC. with ownership of 6,597,452, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 2.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 4,826,059 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $226.44 million in ESAB stocks shares; and COOKE & BIELER LP, currently with $203.89 million in ESAB stock with ownership of nearly 22.202% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in ESAB Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 117 institutional holders increased their position in ESAB Corporation [NYSE:ESAB] by around 11,734,290 shares. Additionally, 109 investors decreased positions by around 9,957,783 shares, while 43 investors held positions by with 26,594,350 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 48,286,423 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ESAB stock had 37 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,787,597 shares, while 35 institutional investors sold positions of 1,958,394 shares during the same period.