Ratio Examination: Avantor Inc. (AVTR)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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In the latest session, Avantor Inc. (NYSE: AVTR) closed at $24.24 up 0.25% from its previous closing price of $24.18. In other words, the price has increased by $0.25 from its previous closing price. On the day, 3.6 million shares were traded. AVTR stock price reached its highest trading level at $24.615 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $24.15.


For a deeper understanding of Avantor Inc.’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 70.10 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 25.77. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.05 and its Current Ratio is at 1.61. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.00 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.94.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, Evercore ISI on January 04, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Outperform and sets its target price to $26 from $19.50 previously.

On December 11, 2023, TD Cowen Upgraded its rating to Outperform which previously was Market Perform and also upped its target price recommendation from $21 to $28.

On September 28, 2023, Bernstein started tracking the stock assigning a Mkt Perform rating and target price of $22.Bernstein initiated its Mkt Perform rating on September 28, 2023, with a $22 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 08 ’24 when Eck Steven W sold 3,685 shares for $25.63 per share. The transaction valued at 94,447 led to the insider holds 34,406 shares of the business.

Couturier Christophe sold 13,074 shares of AVTR for $320,705 on Feb 29 ’24. The EVP, AMEA now owns 83,889 shares after completing the transaction at $24.53 per share. On Feb 29 ’24, another insider, Bramwell James, who serves as the EVP Sales, Customer Excellence of the company, sold 4,910 shares for $24.52 each. As a result, the insider received 120,393 and left with 96,233 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, AVTR now has a Market Capitalization of 16465406976 and an Enterprise Value of 21535516672. As of this moment, Avantor’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 63.36, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 19.73. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 7.20. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.40 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.09. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.136 whereas that against EBITDA is 17.744.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AVTR has reached a high of $26.16, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $16.63. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -2.15%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 7.24%.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, AVTR has traded an average of 4.56M shares per day and 5479670 over the past ten days. A total of 676.60M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 661.55M. Insiders hold about 2.61% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.92% stake in the company. Shares short for AVTR as of 1715731200 were 18685450 with a Short Ratio of 4.10, compared to 1713139200 on 27599441. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 18685450 and a Short% of Float of 2.76.

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