Arcosa Inc. (ACA): Time to Buy this stock


Arcosa Inc. (NYSE:ACA) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of -4.19% or -$1.76 shares. The trading starts at $41.36 and closed at $42.00 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $40.18 and day high was $41.75 on Wednesday, June 24. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 0.23 million while its average volume is 387.32K. In other hand, the ACA market cap reached to $1.98B. While, its current target price is $40.24 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 down -2.97% and up 5.40% for month. Its quarterly performance was 14.42% above, while its half year performance is down -10.82%. ACA yearly performance stood at positive 12.09% and fall -9.67% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Arcosa Inc. is 1.90.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. ACA EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 2.40. EPS for this year is 52.80%, while for the next year its value is 2.50. Sales growth for the current quarter is 4.93 while its EPS Q/Q reached 14.50%. It has an EPS of -6.30% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 3.40%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on ACA for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 6 of 7 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 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 $43.00-$52.00. Average target price for ACA was reached at $48.00.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and State Street Corporation are the top three holders in Arcosa Inc. (ACA) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 7.32 million shares which valued 291.03 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 5.16 million shares which valued at 205.18 million. On Mar 30, 2020, State Street Corporation has a total of 1.66 million shares which valued at 65.98 million. In the end, State Street Corporation have 3.44% shares outstanding of Arcosa Inc. (ACA) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.30% and institutional holding shifted to 89.00%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 2.40. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 6 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.6, while 0.65 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for ACA published in the report was 0.52-0.8 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.65 which is lower than 0.71 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 ACA rise 2.49% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 5.43% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -2.37%. The moving average value for Arcosa Inc. (ACA) is 40.72 and 38.07 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in ACA stock. On Jun 08, Cole Kerry S, Pres of Energy Equip., sold 4,482 trading shares at the cost of $44.51, which valued at 0.2 million. On May 26, GAFFORD RONALD J, Director, sold 10,024 shares at the cost of $37.55, with total shares of 26,877. On Mar 19, Carrillo Antonio, President & CEO, bought 15,000 shares at the cost of 30.07. After this transaction, Carrillo Antonio total shares reached to 226,980 which valued at 0.45 million.