Vontier Corporation (NYSE: VNT) is 2.96% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $26.36 and a high of $39.00 in the current 52-week trading range. The VNT stock was last observed hovering at around $34.39 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 1.18% off its average median price target of $39.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 15.31% off the consensus price target high of $42.00 offered by 8 analysts, but current levels are -7.79% lower than the price target low of $33.00 for the same period.
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Currently trading at $35.57, the stock is 5.62% and 10.71% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 8.1 million and changing 3.43% at the moment leaves the stock 12.80% off its SMA200. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $33.29 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $31.25.
The stock witnessed a 10.30% in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 28.51%, and is 2.41% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 3.68% over the week and 3.19% over the month.
Vontier Corporation (VNT) has around 8300 employees, a market worth around $5.69B and $2.63B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 17.45 and Fwd P/E is 14.13. Profit margin for the company is 12.60%. Distance from 52-week low is 34.92% and -8.79% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (23.20%).
Vontier Corporation (VNT) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Vontier Corporation (VNT) is a “Overweight”. 8 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.10, where 3 rate it as a Hold and 2 think it is a “Overweight”. 3 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Vontier Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 06/02/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.83 with sales reaching $794.58M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 13.10% this year.
Vontier Corporation (VNT) Top Institutional Holders
140 institutions hold shares in Vontier Corporation (VNT), with 33.52M shares held by insiders accounting for 19.91% while institutional investors hold 35.79% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 168.40M, and float is at 134.85M with Short Float at 2.21%. Institutions hold 28.67% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc with over 10.1 million shares valued at $313.07 million. The investor’s holdings represent 5.99% of the VNT Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Wells Fargo & Company with 0.14 million shares valued at $4.42 million to account for 0.08% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Capital Investment Services of America, Inc. which holds 82371.0 shares representing 0.05% and valued at over $2.75 million, while EPIQ Partners, LLC holds 0.02% of the shares totaling 40620.0 with a market value of $1.36 million.
Vontier Corporation (VNT) Insider Activity
A total of 18 insider transactions have happened at Vontier Corporation (VNT) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 1 and purchases happening 17 times.