Welbilt Inc. (WBT): Analysis On Industrials Stock


Welbilt Inc. (NYSE:WBT) changes shares on Monday trading session, with a change of 3.13% or $0.19 shares. The trading starts at $6.16 and closed at $6.08 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $5.775 and day high was $6.455 on Monday, August 03. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 1.54 million while its average volume is 1.70M. In other hand, the WBT market cap reached to $920.81M. While, its current target price is $8.88.

On August 9, 2018, CNH Industrial names Welbilt boss as its new chief executive. According to the news reported on Reuters, Trucks and tractor maker CNH Industrial has appointed Hubertus Muhlhauser as its new chief executive to succeed long-time boss Richard Tobin who resigned earlier this year.

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 -3.98% and up 9.23% for month. Its quarterly performance was 31.72% above, while its half year performance is down -56.91%. WBT yearly performance stood at negative -61.06% and fall -59.83% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Welbilt Inc. is 2.10.

Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. WBT EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 0.31. EPS for this year is -18.10%, while for the next year its value is 0.26. Its EPS Q/Q reached -477.40%. It has an EPS of -19.60% down for past five years and for the next five years will be down -4.00%.

Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on WBT for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 5 of 10 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 2 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 3 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 $3.00 – $13.00. Average target price for WBT was reached at $8.22.

The insider ownership moved to 0.60% and institutional holding shifted to 95.40%.

The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 0.31. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 10 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.13, while 0.22 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for WBT published in the report was -$0.16 – -$0.1 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 0.22 which is higher than 0.01 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 WBT fall -41.23% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was -0.29% which is showing red signal, while SMA-20 was 1.19%. The moving average value for Welbilt Inc. (WBT) is 7.80 and 6.12 for 200 and 50 days respectively.

Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in WBT stock. On Mar 12, Caron Richard N., EVP Chief Innovation Officer, bought 6,000 trading shares at the cost of $6.64, which valued at 39810.0. On Mar 11, GUDENKAUF JENNIFER, EVP & CHRO, bought 5,252 shares at the cost of $8.57, with total shares of 11,125. On Mar 10, Johnson William, President and CEO, bought 10,091 shares at the cost of 9.89. After this transaction, Johnson William total shares reached to 125,509 which valued at 99800.0.