Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (ELAN):
The company maintained a Gross Margin of 48.70%. The Institutional ownership of the firm is 25.50% while Insiders ownership is 0.20%. Company has kept return on investment (ROI) at 2.00% over the previous 12 months .
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (ELAN) revealed a move of 0.71% placing the stock price at $32.57 per share in recent trading session ended on Friday. The latest trading activity showed that the stock price is 16.32% off from its 52-week low and traded with move of -13.40% from high printed in the last 52-week period. The Company kept 364.94M Floating Shares and holds 365.64M shares outstanding.
The company’s earnings per share shows growth of 124.50% for the current year and expected to arrive earnings growth for the next year at 18.08% . Analyst projected EPS growth for the next 5 years at12.37%. The company’s EPS growth rate for past five years was -15.10%. The earnings growth rate for the next years is an important measure for investors planning to hold onto a stock for several years. The company’s earnings will usually have a direct relationship to the price of the company’s stock. The stock observed Sales growth of 9.70% during past 5 years. EPS growth quarter over quarter stands at 179.20% and Sales growth quarter over quarter is at 14.70%.
Shares price moved with -2.69% from its 50 Day high and distanced at 16.32% from 50 Day low. Analyses consensus rating score stands at 2.4. For the next one year period, the average of individual price target estimates referred by covering sell-side analysts is $34.27.
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (ELAN) stock recent traded volume stands with 3751005 shares as compared with its average volume of 10188.21K shares. The relative volume observed at 0.37.
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The current ratio of 2.6 is mainly used to give an idea of a company’s ability to pay back its liabilities (debt and accounts payable) with its assets (cash, marketable securities, inventory, accounts receivable). As such, current ratio can be used to make a rough estimate of a company’s financial health. The quick ratio of 1.5 is a measure of how well a company can meet its short-term financial liabilities with quick assets (cash and cash equivalents, short-term marketable securities, and accounts receivable). The higher the ratio, the more financially secure a company is in the short term. A common rule of thumb is that companies with a quick ratio of greater than 1.0 are sufficiently able to meet their short-term liabilities.
The long term debt/equity shows a value of 0.47 with a total debt/equity of 0.48. It gives the investors the idea on the company’s financial leverage, measured by apportioning total liabilities by its stockholders equity. It also illustrates how much debt the corporation is using to finance its assets in relation to the value represented in shareholders’ equity.
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Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (ELAN) stock moved above 0.16% in contrast to its 20 day moving average displaying short-term an upward movement of stock. It shifted 5.46% above its 50-day simple moving average. This is showing medium-term bullish trend based on SMA 50. The stock price went overhead 1.77% from its 200-day simple moving average identifying long-term up trend.
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