Hot Stock Overview: Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA)


Axalta Coating Systems had 45 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Also, VP Sean M. Lannon sold 5,000 shares of Axalta Coating Systems stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 16th.

The price target set for the stock is $20.08 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock, according to data from Finviz's Research. Analysts had predicted -$0.1.

An earnings forecast is an analyst's outlook for a company's future quarterly or annual earnings. RBC Capital Markets maintained Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) on Monday, December 7 with "Outperform" rating. The stock has "Overweight" rating by JP Morgan on Friday, August 4. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Axalta Coating Systems from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. The firm has price to earnings growth of 87.26, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock.

08/04/2017 - Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. The company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $32.23. If you are viewing this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of United States and worldwide copyright and trademark laws.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Instinet. The stock traded within a range of $28.94 and $30.16. A total volume of 6.32 million shares were traded versus to average volume of 2.24 million shares. It is trading at $28.98 barely below $29.24, the stock's 50 day moving average and which is marginally under the 200 day moving average of $31.05. Axalta Coating Systems has a 52 week low of $24.27 and a 52 week high of $34.10. The firm has a market capitalization of $6.95 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2857.00.

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06/06/2017 - Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at UBS.

Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP), stock is trading $119.39 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 1.60% in last 5 years. The company's past year sales total was 1.03 Million. For the next 5 years, Axalta Coating Systems expecting Growth of 13.68% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 6.06% per annum. PRI's profit will be $61.56M for 15.76 P/E if the $1.37 EPS becomes a reality. Finally, Gruss Capital Management LP bought a new stake in shares of Axalta Coating Systems in the 2nd quarter valued at about $31,079,000. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Its share price has decline -2.20% in three months and is up 1.98% for the last five trades. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders sold 195,774 shares of company stock worth $5,771,898. 34 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. acquired a new stake in Axalta Coating Systems in the 2nd quarter worth about $108,000. Finally, Advisor Group Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Axalta Coating Systems by 217.3% in the 2nd quarter. As of the end of the quarter William Blair Investment Management, LLC had disposed of a total of 151,273 shares trimming its holdings by 3.0%. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.05 million shares.

12/02/2016 - Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. was downgraded to "hold" by analysts at Vertical Group.

The stock of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd (NYSE:AXTA) has "Equal-Weight" rating given on Friday, August 4 by Barclays Capital.

The company said the updated guidance reflects the expected impact of recent natural disasters, distributor working capital adjustments in the company's performance coating segment, and the projected widening gap between raw material input costs and offsetting near-term customer price increases. It provides a range of performance and transportation coatings for manufacturers of light and commercial vehicles, the refinish aftermarket and for many industrial applications. The company offers waterborne and solvent borne coatings; liquid and powder coatings; and liquid coatings.