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Stock Analysis: Hillenbrand Inc (NYSE: HI)


Hillenbrand Inc is in the industrial products industry and is in the industrials sector. The company CEO is Joe A. Raver. Hillenbrand Inc is a diversified industrial company that makes and sells premium business-to-business products and services. Its segments include, the Process Equipment Group and Batesville.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HI stock showed a previous change of 0.83% with an open at 38.92 and a close of 39.03. It reached an intraday high of 39.21 and a low of 38.73.

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The stock has a market cap of $2.4b with 62.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 61.2m shares. Trading volume reached 175,936 shares compared to its average volume of 230,571 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, Hillenbrand Inc shares returned 1.32% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.20%. Over three months, it changed -10.14%. In one year it has changed -16.01% and within that year its 52-week high was 53.41 and its 52-week low was 36.22. HI stock is 7.77% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 43.61 and a 50 day moving average of 40.20. Currently HI stock is trading -10.49% 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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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.2 that ended on 30th of September 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 32.53.The TTM EPS is 2.38, which comes to a TTM PE of 16.40. Historically, the PE high was 33.50 and the PE low was 13.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 33.08, which is a decrease of -15.24%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/01/2019): 0.60
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 01/29/2019): 0.45
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/13/2018): 0.70
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/01/2018): 0.56
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/02/2018): -0.34

The dividend per share is currently 0.84, which is a dividend yield of 2.15%. Also, the payout ratio is 35.29%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 41.26, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 5.41%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 658,730, which was 1.05% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 2.51. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.29.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 20.81%, return on assets is 7.93%, profit margin is 8.47%, price-to-sales is 1.35 and price-to-book is 3.22.

Company Scores:

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

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.