Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI) VP Eric M. Teegarden sold 5,177 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $44.49, for a total value of $230,324.73. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 3,531 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $157,094.19. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.
Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE HI) traded up $0.95 on Tuesday, hitting $43.85. The stock had a trading volume of 581,388 shares, compared to its average volume of 276,604. Hillenbrand, Inc. has a 12 month low of $34.65 and a 12 month high of $46.50. The company has a quick ratio of 0.92, a current ratio of 1.24 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.62. The company has a market capitalization of $2,795.43, a PE ratio of 19.98 and a beta of 1.31.
Hillenbrand (NYSE:HI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 31st. The company reported $0.54 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.05. Hillenbrand had a return on equity of 19.51% and a net margin of 7.52%. The company had revenue of $397.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $384.30 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.42 earnings per share. Hillenbrand’s revenue for the quarter was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Hillenbrand, Inc. will post 2.33 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on HI shares. ValuEngine raised Hillenbrand from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. B. Riley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 target price on shares of Hillenbrand in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Hillenbrand from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, December 12th. Finally, Capital One Financial started coverage on Hillenbrand in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. They set an “equal weight” rating for the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. Hillenbrand presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $52.00.
Hillenbrand, Inc is a diversified industrial company with multiple brands that serve a range of industries across the globe. The Company operates in two segments: the Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The Process Equipment Group businesses design, develop, manufacture and service engineered industrial equipment throughout the world.
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