Financial Metrics Exploration: Understanding Element Solutions Inc (ESI) Through Ratios

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The closing price of Element Solutions Inc (NYSE: ESI) was $27.31 for the day, down -1.94% from the previous closing price of $27.85. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.94 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.08 million shares were traded. ESI stock price reached its highest trading level at $27.81 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $27.24.


Our analysis of ESI’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 23.09 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 23.97. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.69 and its Current Ratio is at 3.63. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.83 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.83.

On June 20, 2023, BMO Capital Markets started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $23.

On October 13, 2022, Goldman started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and target price of $20.Goldman initiated its Neutral rating on October 13, 2022, with a $20 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 Feb 28 ’24 when Fricke Richard L. sold 9,500 shares for $23.40 per share. The transaction valued at 222,300 led to the insider holds 36,229 shares of the business.

Gliklich Benjamin sold 6,579 shares of ESI for $152,633 on Feb 15 ’24. The President and CEO now owns 726,399 shares after completing the transaction at $23.20 per share. On Feb 15 ’24, another insider, D’Ambrisi Joseph J., who serves as the EVP Head of Electronics of the company, sold 1,771 shares for $23.20 each. As a result, the insider received 41,087 and left with 410,077 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, ESI now has a Market Capitalization of 6741473280 and an Enterprise Value of 8246462976. As of this moment, Element’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 51.56, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 17.15. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 4.86. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.83 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.84. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.533 whereas that against EBITDA is 18.561.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for ESI is 1.31, which has changed by 0.50302696 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2586832 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, ESI has reached a high of $27.86, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $17.57. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 12.65%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 22.86%.

Shares Statistics:

ESI traded an average of 1.43M shares per day over the past three months and 2033780 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 241.53M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 221.90M. Insiders hold about 8.33% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.27% stake in the company. Shares short for ESI as of 1715731200 were 4035154 with a Short Ratio of 2.90, compared to 1713139200 on 3856524. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 4035154 and a Short% of Float of 1.8099998999999998.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 0.32, ESI has a forward annual dividend rate of 0.32. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.011490125

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