Investor Confidence is Rising for Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC)

Investor Confidence is Rising for Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC)


The Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC) shares are trading at higher $117.75 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. The current analyst price target stands at $114.50.

To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $123.19 and the low is $68.23. Over the last 52 weeks, GNRC is down -4.42% while the S&P 500 is down -2.38%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.

A Notable Earnings Report

In the last quarter, GNRC reported a profit of $172.32 million. Generac Holdings Inc. also saw revenues increase to $475.92 million. In addition, GNRC has free cash flow of -$1.55 million as of 03-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at $79.62 million which compares well with its peers.

GNRC booked profit margins of 11.40%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 26.10%, and its Return on Assets is 9.60%. All told, it is clear that, GNRC needs to be on your watchlist.

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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. GNRC has a short ratio of 4.73 and outstanding shares of 62.13M.

Company Outlook

GNRC has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.98 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 3.99. Generac Holdings Inc. GNRC also noted assets of $2.65 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as GNRC has historically followed its peers on positive news.

All told, Generac Holdings Inc. GNRC has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, GNRC represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.

Generac Holdings Inc. GNRC is now commanding a market cap of 7.20B and a float of 61.59M. GNRC is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of GNRC stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!

Disclosure: we hold no position in GNRC, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.