PHG stock: buy or sell?

PHG stock price: $47.94 -1.40% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019


Koninklijke Philips depreciated -1.40% to $47.94 after yesterday all time highs.

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. 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. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at we prefer those that are simple but successful.

These 2 buy setups match with Koninklijke Philips stock right now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Koninklijke Philips stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. At, we detected 2 ratings published for PHG stock in the last month.

Is PHG a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-29JPMorgan Chase & Co.n/aNeutral

PHG stock analysis

Daily outlook

After reaching all time highs on September 19th, Koninklijke Philips depreciated -1.40% to $47.94.

After yesterday all time highs, Koninklijke Philips depreciated a bit to $47.94. On June, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 20.60%. On September/19, PHG hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Wednesday tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. On June PHG price bounced up over the SMA of 50 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

PHG stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Koninklijke Philips shares stayed stable 0.36% this week and peaked a new all time high at $48.84. With this, it's been 4 climbing weeks in a row, soaring a 4.42%.

Late May, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 18.43%. Late April PHG price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.

PHG stock chart (weekly)

PHG stock price history

PHG IPO was on March 17th, 1980 at $0.76 per share1. Since then, PHG stock surged a 6,207.90%, with an average of 159.20% per year. If you had invested right after PHG's IPO a $1,000 in PHG stock in 1980, it would worth $62,079.00 today.

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

PHG stock historical price chart

PHG stock reached all-time highs on Sep 19th with a price of $48.84.

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, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' PHG stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days 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 January, when Koninklijke Philips posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
PHG earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Koninklijke Philips annual revenues stepped up a slightly fine 1.92% to $18,121.00 M USD from $17,780.00 marked in 2017. Nonetheless, its profit margin (compared to sales) depreciated to 6.02%, that is $1,090.00 million.

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 posted $5,586.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 29.73% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $673.00 M 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 bloodcurdling decrease and collapsed a -12.25%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Koninklijke Philips posted 3 positive 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 buy a company, it's always worth to check 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.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Koninklijke Philips:

Market cap$43.4 B$81.8 B$13.4 B$148.8 B$1.9 B
Total shares905.3 M8,730.0 M267.3 M1,340.0 M18.2 M
Float shares901.5 M8,710.0 M266.1 M1,340.0 M16.9 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

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Day range$47.92 - $48.58
Previous close$48.62
Session gain-1.40%
Average true range$0.59
50d mov avg$46.48
100d mov avg$44.02
200d mov avg$40.72
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb11c

Koninklijke Philips performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We chose General Electric, Hologic, Medtronic, OSI Systems, and Varian Medical Systems as the bechmarking frame for Koninklijke Philips stock.
PHGKoninklijke Phili...11.26%23.72%6.99%
GEGeneral Electric-10.42%-5.92%-19.57%
OSISOSI Systems-6.03%24.09%35.60%
VARVarian Medical Sy...-14.36%-15.20%4.48%

Koninklijke Philips competitors

One check before investing in any stock is to review 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.