PHG stock: buy or sell?

PHG stock price: $40.19 -0.42% At close on May 20th, 2019

Updated on:
May 20th, 2019


Koninklijke Philips ended today at $40.19 and declined a lame -0.42%.

Koninklijke Philips N.V. operates as a health technology company worldwide. It operates through Personal Health, Diagnosis & Treatment, Connected Care & Health Informatics, and HealthTech Other segments.

Should I buy PHG stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. At, we 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 Koninklijke Philips stock situation right now, hence 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 Koninklijke Philips stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for PHG stock for the last 30 days.

PHG stock analysis

Daily outlook

Koninklijke Philips ended today at $40.19 and declined a lame -0.42%.

Koninklijke Philips shares declined -0.42% to $40.19 today. On Apr 26th PHG price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. On March, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 3.93%.

PHG stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Koninklijke Philips stayed constant a lame -0.42% this week. Counting this, it's been 3 sliding weeks in a row, loosing $-1.14 (-2.88%).

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $42.13 resistance. Late April PHG price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Far behind is the all-time high Koninklijke Philips hit late September 2018 and since then the price is -11.88% below that top.

PHG stock chart (weekly)

PHG stock price history

PHG stock went public on December 30th, 1987 with a price of $0.871. Since then, PHG stock grew a 4,519.50%, with a yearly average of 145.80%. If you had invested right after PHG's IPO a $1,000 in PHG stock in 1987, it would worth $45,195.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

PHG stock historical price chart

PHG stock reached all-time highs on September with a price of $45.61.

PHG stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 detected any price forecast for Koninklijke Philips stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last January, when Koninklijke Philips presented its last earnings report, it jumped a very good 11.39%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
PHG earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a slightly good increase of 1.92% to $18,121.00 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) decreased a -3.30% to 6.02%.

PHG annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$21,990 M-$1,030 M4.7%-
2014$25,878 M17.68%$502 M1.9%-51.26%
2015$16,806 M-35.06%$624 M3.7%24.29%
2016$24,516 M45.88%$1,448 M5.9%132.05%
2017$17,780 M-27.48%$1,657 M9.3%14.43%
2018$18,121 M1.92%$1,090 M6.0%-34.22%

Quarterly financial results

Koninklijke Philips reported $5,586.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 29.73% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $673.00 million with a profit margin of 12.05%. Profit margin rose a 5.29% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.76%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Koninklijke Philips sales marked a chilling slide and plummed a -12.25%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Koninklijke Philips posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
PHG quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$4,290 M-$122 M2.8%-
2017-Q3$4,150 M-3.26%$155 M3.7%27.05%
2017-Q4$6,366 M53.40%$1,032 M16.2%566.06%
2018-Q1$3,942 M-38.08%$125 M3.2%-87.89%
2018-Q2$4,288 M8.78%$1 M0.0%-99.20%
2018-Q3$4,306 M0.42%$291 M6.8%29,000.00%
2018-Q4$5,586 M29.73%$673 M12.0%131.27%
2019-Q1$4,151 M-25.69%$164 M4.0%-75.63%

Koninklijke Philips ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Koninklijke Philips, 0.00% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Koninklijke Philips stock, 4.53% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for PHG stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$37.4 B$86.2 B$12.0 B$117.3 B$1.8 B
Total shares931.5 M8,720.0 M268.1 M1,340.0 M18.1 M
Float shares909.9 M8,710.0 M267.1 M1,340.0 M16.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)4.5%58.6%99.7%84.2%101.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%0.2%0.3%0.1%5.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

PHG summary

Monday, May 20th, 2019
Day range$40.06 - $40.47
Previous close$40.36
Session gain-0.42%
Average true range$0.67
50d mov avg$39.73
100d mov avg$38.18
200d mov avg$39.01
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb02a

Koninklijke Philips performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We compared Koninklijke Philips against General Electric, Hologic, Medtronic, OSI Systems, and Varian Medical Systems in the following table:
PHGKoninklijke Phili...4.36%8.95%-2.85%
GEGeneral Electric1.13%36.09%-28.25%
OSISOSI Systems13.33%39.26%49.43%
VARVarian Medical Sy...-1.89%12.92%10.10%

Koninklijke Philips competitors

One check before trading any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for Koninklijke Philips. We selected 6 companies as Koninklijke Philips competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.