273 institutions hold shares in Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (HMC), with institutional investors hold 3.01% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 1.73B, and float is at 1.60B with Short Float at 0.13%. Institutions hold 3.01% of the Float.
The top institutional shareholder in the company is Fisher Asset Management, LLC with over 7.17 million shares valued at $216.56 million. The investor’s holdings represent 0.40% of the HMC Shares outstanding. As of Dec 30, 2020, the second largest holder is American Century Companies, Inc. with 5.04 million shares valued at $142.27 million to account for 0.28% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Renaissance Technologies, LLC which holds 4.05 million shares representing 0.22% and valued at over $114.54 million, while Macquarie Group Limited holds 0.14% of the shares totaling 2.46 million with a market value of $69.43 million.
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (NYSE: HMC) is 7.61% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $22.03 and a high of $31.92 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The HMC stock was last observed hovering at around $30.18 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.22% off its average median price target of $36.67 for the next 12 months. It is also 30.07% off the consensus price target high of $43.47 offered by 16 analysts, but current levels are -3.75% lower than the price target low of $29.30 for the same period.
Currently trading at $30.40, the stock is 0.82% and 2.15% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.78 million and changing 0.73% at the moment leaves the stock 11.24% off its SMA200. HMC registered 30.30% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 24.28%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $30.26 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $28.35.
The stock witnessed a 0.53% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 13.35%, and is 1.16% 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 1.16% over the week and 1.19% over the month.
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (HMC) has around 218674 employees, a market worth around $54.47B and $120.46B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 13.66 and Fwd P/E is 9.48. Profit margin for the company is 3.20%. Distance from 52-week low is 37.96% and -4.76% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (2.20%).
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (HMC) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (HMC) is a “Buy”. 16 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.00, where 2 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 13 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. is expected to release its quarterly report on 08/03/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.The EPS is expected to shrink by -24.80% this year.
Honda Motor Co. Ltd. (HMC): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Toyota Motor Corporation (TM) that is trading 22.13% up over the past 12 months. General Motors Company (GM) is 163.98% up on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has risen 12.45% from the last report on Apr 14, 2021 to stand at a total of 2.11 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 2.6.