Ratios Revealed: Decoding American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc (AXL)’s Financial Health

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The closing price of American Axle & Manufacturing Holdings Inc (NYSE: AXL) was $6.95 for the day, up 0.58% from the previous closing price of $6.91. In other words, the price has increased by $0.58 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.2 million shares were traded. AXL stock price reached its highest trading level at $7.04 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $6.88.

Ratios:

Our analysis of AXL’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 1.74 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 4.40. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.31 and its Current Ratio is at 1.69. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 4.62 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 4.55.

On January 17, 2024, UBS Downgraded its rating to Sell which previously was Neutral and also lowered its target price recommendation from $8 to $6.50.

BofA Securities Downgraded its Neutral to Underperform on November 28, 2023, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $9 to $8.

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 Aug 09 ’23 when Kemp Terri M. sold 40,000 shares for $8.00 per share. The transaction valued at 320,000 led to the insider holds 216,961 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, AXL now has a Market Capitalization of 816993344 and an Enterprise Value of 3228593408. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.13 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.31. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.521 whereas that against EBITDA is 4.676.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for AXL is 2.05, which has changed by -0.13233459 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.23886502 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, AXL has reached a high of $9.55, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $6.29. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -6.33%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -6.43%.

Shares Statistics:

AXL traded an average of 1.26M shares per day over the past three months and 1519150 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 117.10M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 110.60M. Insiders hold about 5.91% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 93.25% stake in the company. Shares short for AXL as of 1718323200 were 3438176 with a Short Ratio of 2.73, compared to 1715731200 on 3125289. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3438176 and a Short% of Float of 4.22.

Dividends & Splits

The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 5.48.

Earnings Estimates

As of right now, 8.0 analysts gave their recommendation on the stock of the company. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.11 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.15 and a low estimate of $0.06, while EPS last year was $0.12. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.06, with high estimates of $0.12 and low estimates of $0.02.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0.55 and $0.25 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.37. EPS for the following year is $0.62, with 9.0 analysts recommending between $1.25 and $0.28.

Revenue Estimates

For the next quarter, 8 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.59B. There is a high estimate of $1.65B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.53B.

A total of 9 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AXL’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $6.39B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $6.16B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $6.26B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $6.08BBased on 9 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $6.29B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $6.68B and the low estimate is $6.07B.

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