Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC): Analysis On Industrials Stock


Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 2.54% or $2.81 shares. The trading starts at $112.83 and closed at $110.72 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $110.50 and day high was $113.85 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 0.92 million while its average volume is 719.18K. In other hand, the GNRC market cap reached to $6.94B. While, its current target price is $113.53 according to WSJ.

Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 7.67% and up 0.46% for month. Its quarterly performance was 33.91% above, while its half year performance is up 12.14%. GNRC yearly performance stood at positive 67.47% and rise 12.86% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Generac Holdings Inc. is 2.30.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. GNRC EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 3.99. EPS for this year is 4.70%, while for the next year its value is 5.14. Sales growth for the current quarter is 4.38 while its EPS Q/Q reached -2.60%. It has an EPS of 10.00% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 6.50%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on GNRC for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 2 of 9 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 6 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $100.00-$125.00. Average target price for GNRC was reached at $114.50.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and FMR, LLC are the top three holders in Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 7.03 million shares which valued 655.31 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 6.16 million shares which valued at 573.48 million. On Mar 30, 2020, FMR, LLC has a total of 4.69 million shares which valued at 437.0 million. In the end, FMR, LLC have 7.48% shares outstanding of Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.80%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 3.99. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 9 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.83, while 1.2 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for GNRC published in the report was 0.73-0.92 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.2 which is higher than 0.87 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.

A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for GNRC rise 16.01% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 7.84% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 0.58%. The moving average value for Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC) is 102.99 and 109.08 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in GNRC stock. On Jun 17, Forsythe Patrick John, EVP – Global Engineering, sold 200 trading shares at the cost of $115.00, which valued at 23000.0. On Jun 01, Jagdfeld Aaron, Chief Executive Officer, sold 5,000 shares at the cost of $110.22, with total shares of 677,340. On May 11, Ragen York A., Chief Financial Officer, sold 6,000 shares at the cost of 103.92. After this transaction, Ragen York A. total shares reached to 114,695 which valued at 0.62 million.