There Is Still Room For Hillman Solutions Corp. (HLMN) to Improve Its Value – Let’s Wait for Clarity

The closing price of Hillman Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ: HLMN) was $9.25 for the day, up 2.78% from the previous closing price of $9.00. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.25 from its previous closing price. On the day, 889345 shares were traded. HLMN stock price reached its highest trading level at $9.27 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $8.95.

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Our analysis of HLMN’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.70 and its Current Ratio is at 2.70. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.79 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.78.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On April 22, 2022, Barclays started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $15.

On November 04, 2021, Colliers Securities started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $15.50.Colliers Securities initiated its Buy rating on November 04, 2021, with a $15.50 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Nov 30 when Cahill Douglas bought 129,000 shares for $7.71 per share. The transaction valued at 993,945 led to the insider holds 402,628 shares of the business.

Kraft Robert O. bought 65,000 shares of HLMN for $497,380 on Nov 30. The CFO and Treasurer now owns 225,094 shares after completing the transaction at $7.65 per share. On Nov 29, another insider, Moore Scott Kelley, who serves as the Chief Technology Officer of the company, bought 13,000 shares for $7.58 each. As a result, the insider paid 98,605 and bolstered with 62,275 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Hillman’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 440.48, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 24.41. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.19 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.54.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, HLMN has reached a high of $12.45, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $6.59. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 7.77, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 9.02.

Shares Statistics:

HLMN traded an average of 1.25M shares per day over the past three months and 1.21M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 194.37M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 192.91M. Insiders hold about 0.60% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 99.21% stake in the company. Shares short for HLMN as of Oct 13, 2022 were 11.59M with a Short Ratio of 10.77M, compared to 12.09M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 5.96% and a Short% of Float of 8.66%.

Earnings Estimates

The firm’s stock currently is rated by 8 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.09 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.12 and a low estimate of $0.06, while EPS last year was $0.04. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.05, with high estimates of $0.08 and low estimates of -$0.01.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0.42 and $0.29 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.39. EPS for the following year is $0.38, with 8 analysts recommending between $0.55 and $0.08.

Revenue Estimates

It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 8 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $394M to a low estimate of $377.36M. As of the current estimate, Hillman Solutions Corp.’s year-ago sales were $359.65M, an estimated increase of 7.80% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 8 analysts are estimating revenue of $360.98M, an increase of 4.80% less than the figure of $7.80% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $369.27M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $354M.

A total of 8 analysts have provided revenue estimates for HLMN’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.51B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.5B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.51B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.43B, up 5.60% from the average estimate. Based on 8 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.54B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.6B and the low estimate is $1.4B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 2.50% from the average revenue estimate for this year.