Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Latest Movement: Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL)

Latest Movement: Newell Brands (NASDAQ: NWL)


Newell Brands is in the consumer defensive sector and consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Michael B. Polk. Newell Brands Inc is engaged in the household products market. Its products include stationery material such as pens and markers, food storage products and hygiene systems.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The NWL stock showed a previous change of 3.74% with an open at 20.71 and a close of 21.36. It reached an intraday high of 21.51 and a low of 20.54.

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The stock has a market cap of $10.0b with 466.8m shares outstanding, of which the float is 458.2m shares. Trading volume reached 4,368,221 shares compared to its average volume of 4,904,309 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Newell Brands shares returned -0.05% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 16.21%. Over three months, it changed 6.57%. In one year it has changed -18.75% and within that year its 52-week high was 29.55 and its 52-week low was 15.12. NWL stock is 41.32% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 22.27 and a 50 day moving average of 21.08. Currently NWL stock is trading -4.11% below its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy, but should check other indicators to confirm a buy signal.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 5.63 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 3.79. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.41. The TTM EPS is 2.38, which comes to a TTM PE of 8.97. Historically, the PE high was 47.10 and the PE low was 3.79. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 9.03, which is a decrease of -57.70%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.54
06-30-2018:  0.82
03-31-2018:  0.34
12-31-2017:  0.68

The dividend per share is currently 0.92, which is a dividend yield of 4.31%. Also, the payout ratio is 38.66%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations. NWL stock has a high dividend yield, but because the company has sufficient earnings to cover future dividends, it may be a good investment opportunity for an income portfolio.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 13.62, which means it may be overvalued by -56.79%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.80% of insider ownership and 158.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.17

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -58.45%, return on assets is -19.45%, price-to-sales is 1.53 and price-to-book is 1.60.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 1  :Financial Strength Score
 3  :Future Growth Score
 4  :Dividend Score
 1  :Overall Score

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