AmerisourceBergen Corporation (ABC) shares are trading at lower $95.70 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $110.38.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $106.45 and the low is $72.06. Over the last 52 weeks, ABC is up 7.69% while the S&P 500 is up 7.73%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, ABC reported a profit of $1.23 billion. AmerisourceBergen Corporation also saw revenues increase to $45.37 billion. In addition, ABC has free cash flow of $656.71 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $503.62 million which compares well with its peers.
ABC booked profit margins of 0.80%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 47.30%, and its Return on Assets is 3.90%. All told, it is clear that, ABC 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. ABC has a short ratio of 3.77 and outstanding shares of 203.65M.
ABC has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 7.57. AmerisourceBergen Corporation ABC also noted assets of $40.79 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as ABC has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, AmerisourceBergen Corporation ABC has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, ABC 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.
AmerisourceBergen Corporation ABC is now commanding a market cap of 19.41B and a float of 146.95M. ABC 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 ABC 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 ABC, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.