Hexcel Corporation (HXL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hexcel Corporation (HXL): $67.48

0.58 (+0.87%)

POWR Rating

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  • Quality is the dimension where HXL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 85.5% of US stocks.
  • HXL's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • HXL ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 25th percentile.

HXL Stock Summary

  • HXL's went public 35.4 years ago, making it older than 91.54% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • HXL's current price/earnings ratio is 45.01, which is higher than 87.37% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • Over the past twelve months, HXL has reported earnings growth of 221.89%, putting it ahead of 93.3% of US stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to HEXCEL CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be INST, AQST, SONX, NABL, and ITGR.
  • HXL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit HEXCEL CORP's official web site, go to www.hexcel.com.

HXL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, HXL's price/sales ratio is 218.18% higher, now standing at 3.5.
  • HXL's price/earnings ratio has moved up 52.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HXL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HXL 2023-03-17 3.5 3.6 44.1 31.9
HXL 2023-03-16 3.6 3.7 45.4 32.7
HXL 2023-03-15 3.5 3.6 43.9 31.7
HXL 2023-03-14 3.7 3.7 45.8 33.0
HXL 2023-03-13 3.6 3.7 45.3 32.6
HXL 2023-03-10 3.7 3.7 45.7 32.9

HXL Growth Metrics

    The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -70.49%.
  • The 5 year revenue growth rate now stands at 15.18%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -37.8%.
Over the past 15 months, HXL's revenue has gone up $317,500,000.

The table below shows HXL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-12-31 1,577.7 173.1 126.3
2022-09-30 1,508.6 143.9 108.2
2022-06-30 1,477.7 131.1 90.4
2022-03-31 1,405 133.9 47.9
2021-12-31 1,324.7 151.7 16.1
2021-09-30 1,260.2 171.5 -22.2

HXL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HXL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 71.92% of graded US stocks.
  • HXL's asset turnover comes in at 0.435 -- ranking 63rd of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • APD, ALB, and MTX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HXL.

The table below shows HXL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.435 0.168 0.002
2021-06-30 0.415 0.131 -0.017
2021-03-31 0.424 0.119 -0.019
2020-12-31 0.479 0.160 0.003
2020-09-30 0.555 0.201 0.036
2020-06-30 0.636 0.243 0.076

HXL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HXL, see our HXL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $57.69 Average Broker Recommendation 2.05 (Hold)

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HXL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $67.48 52-week high $74.99
Prev. close $66.90 52-week low $47.38
Day low $65.86 Volume 480,100
Day high $67.78 Avg. volume 638,798
50-day MA $68.73 Dividend yield 0.75%
200-day MA $60.15 Market Cap 5.69B

Hexcel Corporation (HXL) Company Bio

Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, used in commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications such as wind turbine blades. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Latest HXL News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about HEXCEL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HXL as an investment opportunity.

Hexcel Corporation's (NYSE:HXL) Stock Is Rallying But Financials Look Ambiguous: Will The Momentum Continue?

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Yahoo | March 22, 2023

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Yahoo | March 9, 2023

Hexcel (HXL) Up 6.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Hexcel (HXL) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | February 24, 2023

3 Hot Growth Stocks That Recently Beat Wall Street's Expectations

Many companies beat Wall Street analysts' estimates in an accelerating economy, but fewer can do so in a slowing economy. As such, I think industrial software company PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), electrical products company nVent Electric (NYSE: NVT), and advanced materials company Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) -- all of which recently outperformed analysts' expectations -- are great stocks to buy now. Its software helps companies digitally create products (computer-aided design), manage them (product lifecycle management) from inception to physical creation and ultimately disposal, including servicing (service lifecycle management), while digitally connecting them (Internet of Things), and optimizing their performance (augmented reality).

Yahoo | February 16, 2023

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Yahoo | February 5, 2023

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HXL Price Returns

1-mo -6.80%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 29.00%
1-year 14.12%
3-year 54.05%
5-year 7.30%
YTD 14.87%
2022 14.41%
2021 6.83%
2020 -33.70%
2019 28.96%
2018 -6.50%

HXL Dividends

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Continue Researching HXL

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Hexcel Corp (HXL) Stock Price | Nasdaq
Hexcel Corp (HXL) Stock Quote, History and News - Yahoo Finance
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