HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) shows YTD Performance of -10.03%



HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $30.17. The stock traded with the volume of 5.58 Million in the last trading session. HCP, Inc. opened at $29.33 and closed by showing a decrease of -0.24%. The Bid price in the last session was $29.54 x 11800 and the Ask price was $29.55 x 15100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

HCP, Inc. has the Market Capitalization of 13.93 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $36.82 and 52-Week Low of $22.87 and it touched its 52-week high on Sep 7, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

HCP, Inc. reported its last Earnings on Nov 01 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.72/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.71/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.01/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 1.4%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 7 – Feb 13 (Est.).

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; HCP, Inc. has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of -26.3%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be -23.2%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of 0.69% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 1.65% per annum.

12 number of analysts also provided their insight on HCP, Inc., where the Average Price Target for the stock is $30.17. They also projected Low Price Target as $27 while High Price Target is set at $32.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 0 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.13 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 5 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

HCP, Inc. annual Divided is 1.48 while it’s Dividend Yield is 5.01%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 36.77. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 5.26 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.5, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 103.98 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 3.2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 7.4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -0.5%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 1.42% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -6.23 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -5.15 percent.

A look at performance overview of HCP, Inc. depicts that Performance (Week) is 0.44 percent while Performance Month is -4.16%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -16.54% and Half Year Performance value stands at -0.16%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -4.77 percent. HCP, Inc. has its YTD performance of -10.03 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 7 Aug 2016 where Director Coviello (Philip E Jr) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 1000 shares were traded at a price of $31.17. Another insider trade includes Chief Executive Officer Flynn (Conor C) who also initiated a transaction in which 11164 shares were traded on 4 Aug 2016 as “Sell”. On 19 May 2016 Chief Executive Officer Flynn (Conor C) traded 754 shares as “Sell” at $27.17. Chief Executive Officer Flynn (Conor C) Sell 147 shares on 13 May 2016 at the price of $28.68.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Mizuho on 21-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Neutral to Buy. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 4-Nov-16, RBC Capital Mkts took an action “Upgrade” from Underperform to Sector Perform. On 2-Nov-16, the stock was Upgrade to Hold by Stifel.