AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is -7.61% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $60.74 and a high of $79.97 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The ACM stock was last observed hovering at around $71.77 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.31% off its average median price target of $84.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 21.47% off the consensus price target high of $91.00 offered by 13 analysts, but current levels are 4.72% higher than the price target low of $75.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $71.46, the stock is 7.17% and 6.66% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.5 million and changing -0.43% at the moment leaves the stock 0.60% off its SMA200. ACM registered 15.13% gain for a year compared to 6-month loss of 3.37%.
The stock witnessed a 8.95% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 1.51%, and is 3.16% 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 2.03% over the week and 2.48% over the month.
AECOM (ACM) has around 51000 employees, a market worth around $9.80B and $13.24B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 35.84 and Fwd P/E is 18.76. Profit margin for the company is 1.60%. Distance from 52-week low is 17.65% and -10.64% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (11.00%).
AECOM (ACM) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for AECOM (ACM) is a “Overweight”. 13 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.70, where 2 rate it as a Hold and 3 think it is a “Overweight”. 8 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
AECOM is expected to release its quarterly report on 11/14/2022.The EPS is expected to grow by 83.70% this year.
AECOM (ACM) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 141.06M, and float is at 140.47M with Short Float at 1.99%.
AECOM (ACM) Insider Activity
A total of 10 insider transactions have happened at AECOM (ACM) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 10 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Tishman Daniel R.,the company’sDirector. SEC filings show that Tishman Daniel R. sold 29,792 shares of the company’s common stock on Oct 25 at a price of $69.00 per share for a total of $2.06 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 59807.0 shares.
AECOM disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Aug 25 that Tishman Daniel R. (Director) sold a total of 29,792 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Aug 25 and was made at $66.00 per share for $1.97 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 89599.0 shares of the ACM stock.
AECOM (ACM): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Dollar General Corporation (DG) that is trading 7.79% up over the past 12 months and Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (J) that is -4.56% lower over the same period.