EMR stock: buy or sell?
July 15th, 2019
Emerson Electric Co., a technology and engineering company, provides various solutions to industrial, commercial, and residential markets worldwide.
Should I buy EMR stock?You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Emerson Electric stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Emerson Electric stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we detected 9 ratings published for EMR stock in the last 30 days. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for EMR stock, with 8 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-6-5||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-2-6||Credit Suisse Group||n/a||Outperform|
|2019-1-3||Credit Suisse Group||Neutral||Outperform|
EMR stock analysis
Shares of Emerson Electric remained stable a tight 0.00% and closed at $65.69.
Emerson Electric remained steady a tight 0.00% and closed at $65.69. On Jun/21, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 0.27%.
Emerson Electric shares remained steady 0.00% this week, ending at $65.69. Early June EMR skyrocketed a great 5.40% in just one week.
Weekly chart tells us that price is in a simple uptrend, tested $63.45 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $68.07. Since last week when EMR stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $0.29 (0.44%). Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up early June, EMR price climbed $5.45 per share (9.05%). Far behind is the all-time high Emerson Electric recorded early October and since then the price is -15.75% below that top.
EMR stock price history
EMR stock historical price chart
EMR stock reached all-time highs on October with a price of $77.97.
EMR stock price target is $78.30Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' EMR stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we found 7 price targets for EMR stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-6-5||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterates||$80.00||$74.00||-7.5%|
|2019-2-8||Morgan Stanley||Set Price Target||n/a||$77.00||-|
|2019-2-6||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterates||$70.00||$75.00||7.1%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince May, when Emerson Electric presented its last earnings report, it depreciated a fatal -5.66%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an amazing gain of 14.05% to $17,408.00 million USD. Instead, its income margin (compared to revenues) raised to 12.66%, that is $2,203.00 million. To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Emerson Electric, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Emerson Electric TTM sales up to were $13,491.00 and earnings were $1,794.00 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Emerson Electric business evolution since September 2018: Annual revenues up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plunged a spooky -22.50%. Regarding profit margin, Emerson Electric stayed stable 0.64% to 12.66%
|2013||$24,650 M||-||$2,000 M8.1%||-|
|2014||$24,537 M||-0.46%||$2,147 M8.8%||7.35%|
|2015||$22,304 M||-9.10%||$2,710 M12.2%||26.22%|
|2016||$14,522 M||-34.89%||$1,635 M11.3%||-39.67%|
|2017||$15,264 M||5.11%||$1,518 M9.9%||-7.16%|
|2018||$17,408 M||14.05%||$2,203 M12.7%||45.13%|
|TTM||$13,491 M||-22.50%||$1,794 M13.3%||-18.57%|
Quarterly financial resultsEmerson Electric reported M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed constant a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 11.21%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Emerson Electric sales marked a dreadful decrease and plummed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Emerson Electric posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$3,570 M||-||$376 M10.5%||-|
|2017-Q2||$4,040 M||13.17%||$407 M10.1%||8.24%|
|2017-Q3||$4,435 M||9.78%||$504 M11.4%||23.83%|
|2017-Q4||$3,816 M||-13.96%||$392 M10.3%||-22.22%|
|2018-Q1||$4,248 M||11.32%||$482 M11.3%||22.96%|
|2018-Q2||$4,456 M||4.90%||$712 M16.0%||47.72%|
|2018-Q3||$4,888 M||9.69%||$617 M12.6%||-13.34%|
|2018-Q4||$4,147 M||-15.16%||$465 M11.2%||-24.64%|
Emerson Electric ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Emerson Electric, 0.64% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Emerson Electric stock, 74.20% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for EMR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$40.4 B||$40.4 B||$20.7 B||$3.0 B||$99.0 B|
|Total shares||615.0 M||2,130.0 M||227.8 M||193.6 M||701.9 M|
|Float shares||611.0 M||1,780.0 M||224.5 M||168.4 M||635.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||74.2%||4.5%||87.7%||99.8%||79.9%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.6%||0.0%||0.5%||1.7%||11.4%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, July 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$65.29 - $65.96|
|Average true range||$1.10|
|50d mov avg||$64.52|
|100d mov avg||$66.75|
|200d mov avg||$66.10|
Emerson Electric performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Emerson Electric against ABB, AMTEK, CommScope, Danaher, General Electric, Honeywell International, International Business Machines, Microsoft and Roper Technologies in the following table:
Emerson Electric competitorsWe selected a few stocks to conform a list of Emerson Electric competitors to watch if you are interested in investing in EMR:
- ABB (ABB)
- AMTEK (AME)
- CommScope (COMM)
- Danaher (DHR)
- General Electric (GE)
- Honeywell International (HON)
- International Business Machines (IBM)
- Microsoft (MSFT)
- Roper Technologies (ROP)
Latest EMR stock news
- InvestorPlaceEmerson Electric Earnings: EMR Stock Dips on Revenue Miss, GuidanceMay 7, 2019
- Seeking AlphaEmerson Electric: Looking Very Strong FinanciallyMarch 4, 2019
- Seeking AlphaHere's The Price At Which I'll Start Buying Emerson ElectricDecember 21, 2018
- InvestorPlace3 Big Stock Charts for Thursday: Unum Group, Emerson Electric and American Electric PowerDecember 6, 2018
- Seeking AlphaBuy Emerson Electric Now And Cash In LaterNovember 16, 2018