Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. (NYSE:AJRD) currently has a daily average trading volume of 575.39K but it saw 417275 shares traded on Wednesday. With a market cap of 4.06B USD, stock’s current market price of $50.68 came falling about -0.55 while comparing to the previous closing price of $50.96. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $51.93 and as low as $35.47. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $51.2499 while lowest mark touched by it was $50.39.
Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. (AJRD) gives us an average price of $49.73, while its current price level is -2.41% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 42.88% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $45.29 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $41.82. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 2.30% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 2.78%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 64.35 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the JP Morgan which upgraded the stock as “Overweight” in its note to investors issued on April 07, 2022, recommending a price target of between $40 and $49 for it. Jefferies upgraded its recommendation for the stock as a “Buy” from “Hold” on February 08, 2022 while assigning a price target range of $49-$47. Jefferies issued its recommendations for the stock as it downgraded the price target for the stock is $56.
Over the week, AJRD’s stock price is moving 0.12% up while it is 6.72% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is 8.38% up and over the past year, the stock is showing an upside performance of 16.51%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 6/29/2022, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.2 beaten by the consensus estimate of $0.48 for the same. For AJRD, analysts are forecasting an EPS-growth rate of -21.80% for current year and estimate for EPS growth in next year is 29.20%. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $617.13 million as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $2.22 billion and seeing the company making $2.35 billion in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $558.27 million for current-quarter revenue.
Currently, Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc.’s total number of outstanding shares is 80.30M with 3.17% of that held by the insiders while 95.69% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 19.60% and return on equity (ROE) at 17.50%. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 44.50 while having a 25.21 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 0.57. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 7.75 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 1.87. Its return on asset (ROA) is 4.00% on average.
A filing at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF came shrinking its share ownership by 0.06% in the Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. (AJRD) increasing its stake to 6.96% with control over 3568.0 shares in the company. As per SEC documents, iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF sought 5,594,116 of company’s common stock of worth $271.03 million as per recent closing price of the stock. iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc., as Vanguard Total Stock Market Index picked 2,288,183 shares of worth $110.86 million to bring its holdings to a total of 7323.0 shares. In the most recent quarter, Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund came rising its stake by 1.63% in the company and now holds 1.97 million or 2.45% of the company’s stake having worth of about 95.54 million.