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Valuation Now: Hawkins (NASDAQ: HWKN)

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Hawkins is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. The company CEO is Patrick H. Hawkins. Hawkins Inc distributes bulk chemicals and blends, manufactures and distributes specialty chemicals for its customers in various industries. The company conduct its business in three segments, Industrial, Water Treatment and Health and Nutrition.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HWKN stock showed a previous change of 0.40% with an open at 36.96 and a close of 37.42. It reached an intraday high of 37.47 and a low of 36.72.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $399.7m with 10.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 9.9m shares. Trading volume reached 17,730 shares compared to its average volume of 25,513 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Hawkins shares returned -0.35% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -1.16%. Over three months, it changed -12.25%. In one year it has changed 18.55% and within that year its 52-week high was 44.03 and its 52-week low was 31.05. HWKN stock is 20.52% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 39.48 and a 50 day moving average of 38.51. Currently HWKN stock is trading -5.21% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.87 that ended on 31st of March 2018.

The dividend per share is currently 0.92, which is a dividend yield of 2.46%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 32.78, which means it may be overvalued by -14.15%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 91.80% 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 0.79

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -7.41%, return on assets is -4.17%, profit margin is 4.88%, price-to-sales is 0.94 and price-to-book is 1.83.

Company Scores:

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

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