Hill-Rom Holdings Inc Common St (NYSE:HRC):
Hill-Rom Adding More Than 100 Jobs In Central New York.
The company is so far trading up by 0.24% since yesterday’s close of $61.23.
Additionally the company declared a dividend for shareholders that will be paid on Friday the 30th of September 2016. The dividend payment will be $0.170 per share for the quarter which is $0.68 annualized. This dividend represents a yield of $1.12. The ex-dividend date will be Wednesday September 14th, 2016.
It is currently trading at $61.38 barely above the 50 day moving average which is $58.97 and just above the 200 day moving average of $52.70. The 50 day moving average was up by +4.08% and the 200 day average was up $8.68.
The company currently has a P/E ratio of 63.21 and market cap is 4.02B. As of the last earnings report the EPS was $0.97 and is estimated to be $3.33 for the current year with 65,464,000 shares now outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is estimated at $0.86 and the next full year EPS is anticipated to be $3.77.
A few Wall Street investment firms have issued ratings on the stock recently. On June 16 the company was upgraded to “Overweight” from “Equalweight” with a current price target of $62.00 in a report from Morgan Stanley. On January 21 the stock rating was upgraded from “Sector Weight” to “Overweight” by KeyBanc.
On April 6, 2015 the stock rating was changed to a “Buy” by Bank of America which is up from the previous “Neutral” rating. On January 7 the company was set at “” in a report from Bank of America a boost from the previous “Underperform” rating.
On January 5, 2015 the stock rating was rated “Equalweight” according to a Morgan Stanley report up from the previous “Underweight” rating. On December 2, 2014 Goldman Sachs held the price objective at $53.00 but upgraded the company to Conviction Buy from Buy.