The Vanguard Group, Inc. has recently announced that it has increased stake in SPX Technologies Inc. (NYSE:SPXC) by 0.41%. After grabbing 4.7 million shares, the institutional investor is now in possession of 19134.0 shares of the Industrials Company. The new investment brought the stake of investor firm to 10.41% having worth around $308.86 million. Moreover, T. Rowe Price Investment Manageme increased its share by 4.1 million to have a control over 4.1 million shares. And EARNEST Partners LLC raised its holdings to 0.3 million shares by acquiring 2.23 million shares or 4.94% of the stake.
SPX Technologies Inc. (SPXC) concluded trading on 01/19/23 at a closing price of $69.74, with 0.15 million shares of worth about $10.16 million changed hands on the day. Half year performance of the stock remained positive as price took a surge of 25.64% during that period and on Thursday the price saw a loss of about -0.56%. Currently the company’s common shares owned by public are about 45.14M shares, out of which, 44.38M shares are available for trading.
A deeper look into what the analysts at Wall Street are thinking about the price target of this stock provides us with the following: 5 analysts are covering the SPXC stock and their offered price forecasts bring an average price target of $78.00. Over the next 12 months, analysts forecasted that the stock’s price could jump as high as $80.00 and could fall to a lowest price of $75.00. The stock’s current price level is 11.72% above of average price target set by the analysts, while a rise to estimated low would result in gain of 7.01% for the stock. However, touching the estimated high of $80.00 would mean a gain of 12.83% for the stock.
According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), insiders took part in trade of the company’s stock for 82 times over the past 12 months. They bought 254,955 shares in 30 of the transactions. In 52 selling transactions, insiders dumped 188,512 shares.
iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index, and Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund are the top 3 mutual funds which are holding stakes in SPX Technologies Inc. iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF is currently holding 3.34 million shares of worth totaling $219.09 million. The company recently came selling 8059.0 shares which brought its stake up to 7.39% of the company’s outstanding shares. Vanguard Total Stock Market Index bought 2231.0 shares, after which its hold over company’s outstanding shares expand to 2.89%, leaving 1.3 million shares with the mutual fund that have a worth of about $85.61 million. Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund, after buying 1.11 million shares, have now control over 2.45% of the stake in the company. It holds 92.0 shares of worth $72.77 million.
SPX Technologies Inc. (NYSE: SPXC) started trading at $70.15, above $0.02 from concluding price of the previous day. However, the stock later moved at a day high price of 70.57, or with a loss of -0.56%. Stock saw a price change of -0.19% in past 5 days and over the past one month there was a price change of 8.99%. Year-to-date (YTD), SPXC shares are showing a performance of 6.23% which increased to 28.15% when we look at its performance for past 12 months. Over the period of past 52 weeks, stock dropped to lowest price of $41.66 but also hit the highest price of $75.25 during that period. The average intraday trading volume for SPX Technologies Inc. shares is 188.09K. The stock is currently trading 3.36% above its 20-day simple moving average (SMA20), while that difference is up 2.29% for SMA50 and it goes to 20.88% higher than SMA200.
The Vanguard Group, Inc. acquired 4.7 million shares of SPX Technologies Inc. having value of about $308.86 million. Data submitted at the U.S SEC by The Vanguard Group, Inc. revealed that the firm now holds 19134.0 shares in the company valued at close to $1334405.16, or have control over 0.41% stake in the company. SPX Technologies Inc. (NYSE: SPXC) currently have 45.14M outstanding shares and institutions hold larger chunk of about 95.40% of that. Holding of mutual funds in the company is about 33.69% while other institutional holders and individual stake holders have control over 60.88% and 0.30% of the stake respectively.
The stock has a current market capitalization of $3.06B and its 3Y-monthly beta is at 1.20. PE ratio of stock for trailing 12 months is 52.01, while it has posted earnings per share of $1.34 in the same period. Its PEG reads 2.89 and has Quick Ratio of 1.50 while making debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23. Volatility of a stock is a metric used to know how much the price of that stock is under influence and for SPXC, volatility over the week remained 2.89% while standing at 2.58% over the month.
Analysts are in expectations that SPX Technologies Inc. (SPXC) stock would likely to be making an EPS of $0.66 in the current quarter, while forecast for next quarter EPS is $1.06 and it is $3.29 for next year. For the current quarter EPS, analysts have given the company a lowest target $0.65 which is $0.67 at the higher side of the target for the same. When we compare those targets with actual EPS, we find that company posted an EPS of $0.41 in the same quarter a year ago. Stock’s fiscal year EPS is expected to drop by -21.30% while it is estimated to increase by 17.22% in next year. EPS is likely to shrink at an annualized rate of 18.00% for next 5-years, compared to annual growth of 33.20% made by the stock over the past 5-years.
Analysts at 5 brokerage firms have issued recommendations for the SPX Technologies Inc. (SPXC)’s stock and average of those rates the stock at a “Strong Buy” and assign it a score of 1.80. Out of those 5 Wall Street analysts, 4 recommended a “Buy” rating, while 1 were in favor recommending the stock as a “Hold” and 0 analyst recommended the stock as “Sell”.
On April 02, 2020, UBS Upgrade their recommendations, while on March 11, 2020, Oppenheimer Initiated their ratings for the stock with a price target of $52. Stock get a Hold rating from Vertical Research on January 08, 2020.