PHG stock: buy or sell?

PHG stock price: $44.09 -0.79% At close on July 12th, 2019

Updated on:
July 12th, 2019


Koninklijke Philips shares declined -0.79% to $44.09 on July/12.

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?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick 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.

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 doesn't mean PHG will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Koninklijke Philips stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for PHG stock for the last 30 days.

PHG stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Koninklijke Philips closed on Jul 12th at $44.09 and declined an unpleasant -0.79%.

Koninklijke Philips shares declined -0.79% to $44.09 on July/12. Since Jun 6th when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, PHG price gained $4.34 per share (10.92%). On April PHG price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

PHG stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After climbing for 4 weeks, this week Koninklijke Philips depreciated a lame -0.77%, closing at $44.09.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now finally trading above the $42.13 resistance. Since late May when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, PHG price gained $3.61 per share (8.92%). 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 recorded late September 2018 but price is just -3.33% below that top.

PHG stock chart (weekly)

PHG stock price history

PHG stock went public on March 17th, 1980 with a price of $0.761. Since then, PHG stock grew a 5,701.30%, with an average of 146.20% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in PHG stock in 1980, it would worth $57,013.00 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

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 forecast for Koninklijke Philips stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on January, Koninklijke Philips . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
PHG earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a slightly good growth of 1.92% to $18,121.00 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, 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 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 29.73% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $673.00 million with a profit margin of 12.05%. Profit margin jumped a 5.29% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.76%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Koninklijke Philips sales marked a scary loss and plunged 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 buy shares of 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 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$40.2 B$90.4 B$12.7 B$0.0 M$2.1 B
Total shares910.8 M8,720.0 M268.1 M0.0 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

Friday, July 12th, 2019
Day range$43.92 - $44.20
Previous close$44.44
Session gain-0.79%
Average true range$0.46
50d mov avg$41.60
100d mov avg$40.43
200d mov avg$38.77
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb02c

Koninklijke Philips performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark 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...13.58%29.03%3.33%
GEGeneral Electric15.35%20.86%-21.32%
OSISOSI Systems30.02%50.26%48.90%
VARVarian Medical Sy...-4.69%7.34%15.91%

Koninklijke Philips competitors

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