EMR stock: buy or sell?

EMR stock price: $73.51 0.51% At close on February 14th, 2020

Updated on:
February 14th, 2020


Emerson Electric inched a slightly good 0.51% and closed at $73.51.

Emerson Electric Co., a technology and engineering company, provides various solutions to industrial, commercial, and residential markets worldwide.

Should I buy EMR stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Emerson Electric stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Emerson Electric stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for EMR stock for the last month.

EMR stock analysis

Daily outlook

Emerson Electric shares inched 0.51% to $73.51 on February 14th.

Emerson Electric closed on February/14 at $73.51 and inched a slightly good 0.51%. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on December, EMR price climbed $0.50 per share (0.68%). On October EMR price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. On January 17th, EMR hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on January 10th tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

EMR stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Emerson Electric shares stayed constant 0.31% this week, ending at $73.51. Late January EMR collapsed a hair-raising -7.08% in just one week.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $77.86 resistance. Not so far away is the last all-time high Emerson Electric marked by mid January. Late November 2019, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 0.46%. Since early September 2019 when EMR stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $12.09 (19.68%).

EMR stock chart (weekly)

EMR stock price history

EMR stock historical price chart

EMR stock reached all-time highs on January 17th with a price of $77.86.

EMR stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not found any price target for Emerson Electric stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since May, when Emerson Electric presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
EMR earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Emerson Electric annual sales skyrocketed an extraordinary 14.05% to $17,408.00 million USD from $15,264.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nonetheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) grew a 2.71% to 12.66%.

To have an updated view 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. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Emerson Electric business evolution since September 2018: Annual revenues up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plummed a chilling -22.50%. Regarding profit margin, Emerson Electric remained stable 0.64% to 12.66%

EMR annual Sales and Income evolution
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 M5.11%$1,518 M9.9%-7.16%
2018$17,408 M14.05%$2,203 M12.7%45.13%
TTM $13,491 M-22.50%$1,794 M13.3%-18.57%

Quarterly financial results

Emerson Electric posted million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin remained steady a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 11.21%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Emerson Electric sales marked a scary drop down and collapsed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Emerson Electric posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
EMR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$3,570 M-$376 M10.5%-
2017-Q2$4,040 M13.17%$407 M10.1%8.24%
2017-Q3$4,435 M9.78%$504 M11.4%23.83%
2017-Q4$3,816 M-13.96%$392 M10.3%-22.22%
2018-Q1$4,248 M11.32%$482 M11.3%22.96%
2018-Q2$4,456 M4.90%$712 M16.0%47.72%
2018-Q3$4,888 M9.69%$617 M12.6%-13.34%
2018-Q4$4,147 M-15.16%$465 M11.2%-24.64%

Emerson Electric ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Emerson Electric shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.62% of all shares.

In case of Emerson Electric stock, 73.13% 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.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Emerson Electric:

Market cap$44.9 B
Total shares610.9 M
Float shares607.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)73.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

EMR summary

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Day range$72.61 - $73.51
Previous close$73.14
Session gain0.51%
Average true range$1.70
50d mov avg$75.19
100d mov avg$72.17
200d mov avg$67.16
Daily patternlt11a
Weekly pattern lb02a

Emerson Electric performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Emerson Electric, the benchmark is made against .
EMREmerson Electric0.64%28.65%10.84%

Emerson Electric competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Emerson Electric competitor. This doesn't mean Emerson Electric does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.

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