The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN): What the weekly performance showing

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The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN) changes shares on Monday trading session, with a change of 2.94% or $0.92 shares. The trading starts at $32.05 and closed at $31.25 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $31.66 and day high was $32.90 on Monday, June 22. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 0.77 million while its average volume is 1.24M. In other hand, the HAIN market cap reached to $3.25B. While, its current target price is $32.17 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 5.37% and up 10.44% for month. Its quarterly performance was 34.77% above, while its half year performance is up 25.66%. HAIN yearly performance stood at positive 55.79% and rise 23.95% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for The Hain Celestial Group Inc. is 2.70.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. HAIN EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.14. EPS for this year is -177.80%, while for the next year its value is 1.00. Its EPS Q/Q reached 184.40%. It has an EPS of -18.80% down for past five years and for the next five years will be down -14.20%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on HAIN for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 2 of 14 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 1 as Sell, 1 as overweight, 1 as underweight and 9 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 $21.00-$38.00. Average target price for HAIN was reached at $29.91.

Engaged Capital, LLC, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Blackrock Inc. are the top three holders in The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Engaged Capital, LLC has 21.07 million shares which valued 547.16 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 7.76 million shares which valued at 201.59 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has a total of 7.02 million shares which valued at 182.19 million. In the end, Blackrock Inc. have 6.88% shares outstanding of The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 2.52%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.14. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 12 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.27, while 0.21 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for HAIN published in the report was 0.23-0.32 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.21 which is lower than 0.28 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 HAIN rise 27.11% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 11.30% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 4.66%. The moving average value for The Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN) is 26.52 and 30.00 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in HAIN stock. On May 18, Engaged Capital Co-Invest VI-D, , sold 175,000 trading shares at the cost of $29.19, which valued at 5.11 million. On May 18, Welling Glenn W., Director, sold 175,000 shares at the cost of $29.19, with total shares of 147,449. On May 15, Welling Glenn W., Director, sold 400,000 shares at the cost of 29.75. After this transaction, Welling Glenn W. total shares reached to 162,049 which valued at 11.9 million.