EnPro Industries Inc. (NPO): Is it worth Buying?


EnPro Industries Inc. (NYSE:NPO) changes shares on Thursday trading session, with a change of 1.89% or $0.85 shares. The trading starts at $44.55 and closed at $44.98 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $44.125 and day high was $45.97 on Thursday, June 25. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 0.14 million while its average volume is 133.77K. In other hand, the NPO market cap reached to $912.93M.

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 0.04% and down -5.78% for month. Its quarterly performance was 8.19% above, while its half year performance is down -32.02%. NPO yearly performance stood at negative -28.59% and fall -31.47% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for EnPro Industries Inc. is 1.70.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. NPO EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.49. EPS for this year is 426.60%, while for the next year its value is 1.93. Sales growth for the current quarter is 15.53 while its EPS Q/Q reached 31.40%. It has an EPS of -15.20% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 6.00%.

Blackrock Inc., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Gamco Investors Inc are the top three holders in EnPro Industries Inc. (NPO) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has 3.1 million shares which valued 122.64 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 2.19 million shares which valued at 86.61 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Gamco Investors Inc has a total of 1.42 million shares which valued at 56.05 million. In the end, Gamco Investors Inc have 6.90% shares outstanding of EnPro Industries Inc. (NPO) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 1.70% and institutional holding shifted to 97.30%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.49. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 3 analysts estimated an average EPS of 0.07, while 1.32 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for NPO published in the report was -0.27-0.32 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.32 which is higher than 0.62 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 NPO fall -18.94% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 2.54% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -3.47%. The moving average value for EnPro Industries Inc. (NPO) is 51.68 and 45.90 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in NPO stock. On Mar 10, Bower Steven R., SVP, Controller and CAO, bought 200 trading shares at the cost of $48.18, which valued at 9636.0. On Mar 09, Bower Steven R., SVP, Controller and CAO, bought 2,075 shares at the cost of $45.95, with total shares of 5,775. On Aug 08, Macadam Stephen E., Director, sold 11,261 shares at the cost of 67.26. After this transaction, Macadam Stephen E. total shares reached to 227,388 which valued at 0.76 million.