Hexcel Corporation (HXL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hexcel Corporation (HXL): $56.16

-0.89 (-1.56%)

POWR Rating

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  • HXL scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 88.36% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for HXL is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 157 days.
  • HXL ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 9th percentile.

HXL Stock Summary

  • HXL's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 225.07 -- higher than 88.38% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • Hexcel Corp's stock had its IPO on November 5, 1987, making it an older stock than 90.55% of US equities in our set.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for Hexcel Corp comes in at -28.84%, a number that bests merely 6.89% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Hexcel Corp are VRNT, VIAV, ZNGA, CDE, and NXGN.
  • Visit HXL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.hexcel.com.

HXL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, HXL's EV/EBIT ratio is 555.84% lower, now standing at -99.6.
  • HXL's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 114.3 over the prior 243 months.
  • HXL's price/earnings ratio has moved down 177.8 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 2021-09-03 3.9 3.2 -220.3 -99.6
HXL 2021-09-02 4.0 3.2 -224.6 -101.2
HXL 2021-09-01 3.9 3.2 -221.6 -100.1
HXL 2021-08-31 3.9 3.2 -221.2 -99.9
HXL 2021-08-30 3.9 3.2 -220.5 -99.7
HXL 2021-08-27 4.0 3.3 -228.5 -102.8

HXL Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at -31.62%.
  • Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1260.74%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -108.92%.
Over the past 67 months, HXL's revenue has gone down $626,900,000.

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
2021-09-30 1,260.2 171.5 -22.2
2021-06-30 1,213.3 229.6 -21.5
2021-03-31 1,271.7 254.5 -24.7
2020-12-31 1,502.4 264.3 31.7
2020-09-30 1,770.9 370.8 124.3
2020-06-30 2,056.5 407.5 194.9

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 $56.16 52-week high $64.99
Prev. close $57.05 52-week low $42.91
Day low $55.81 Volume 496,334
Day high $57.14 Avg. volume 571,609
50-day MA $54.87 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $57.22 Market Cap 4.71B

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.

Is Hexcel Corporation (HXL) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

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Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Hexcel Corporation's (NYSE:HXL) Intrinsic Value Is Potentially 47% Above Its Share Price

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Yahoo | January 12, 2022

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Truist analyst Michael Ciarmoli upgrades ratings and price targets for select Aerospace and Defense names. The analyst upgraded Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) to Buy from Hold and raised the price target to (an upside of 57%), from $39. The analyst states that the stock remains 57% below its 2018 all-time high and offers the most favorable risk/reward profile among his upgrades. Ciarmoli adds that Spirit AeroSystems has outsized exposure to the 737MAX and should be among the bigge

Yahoo | January 7, 2022

Hexcel Schedules Fourth Quarter 2021 Earnings Release and Conference Call

STAMFORD, Conn., January 04, 2022--Hexcel Corporation (NYSE: HXL) announced today that it will report financial results for its fourth quarter of 2021 on Wednesday, January 26 after the market close.

Yahoo | January 4, 2022

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HXL Price Returns

1-mo 15.84%
3-mo -4.10%
6-mo -2.11%
1-year N/A
3-year -8.75%
5-year 12.41%
YTD 8.42%
2021 6.83%
2020 -33.70%
2019 28.96%
2018 -6.50%
2017 21.29%

Continue Researching HXL

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