ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) – A Trader’s Perspective

CHANDRASHEKAR SRIRAM, EVP, subtracted 14,706 shares of ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) from its portfolio at the rate of $84.90 per share valuing $1,248,539 on Feb 21. The insider left behind 0 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) was $87.24. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $89.81, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $92.39. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $85.66 and a 2nd Support Level at $84.09. ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) stock has lost -$8.73, or -9.10%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$5.29, or -5.72%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $2.39, or 2.82%. This year-to-date, ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) shares have gained $22.44, or 34.63%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) stock, 60% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Hold .” Meanwhile, 50% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 33% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 59,821 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $5,218,783K. ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) generates $21,991 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $556,700 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 2.89%, a 3-Year Total Return of 29.05%, and a 5-year Total Return of 4.93%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 119.57%, with its most recent dividend valued at $1.090 per share on 05/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.34%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 2.18.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) reported earnings of $1.39 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $1.36 per share, representing a 0.03 difference and 2.30% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $2.44 represented a 0.25 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $2.19 per share, which was a 11.56% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $1.99 per share. This estimate came from a total of 6 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.00 and the low estimate was $1.98. In the year-ago quarter, ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) generated per-share earnings of $2.35. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -15.32% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 0 purchases (0 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 10 insider buys amounting to 134,462 shares and 12 insider sales amounting to 112,375 shares. In the past full year, 18 insider purchases were made (involving 153,617 shares) and 16 insider sell-offs equivalent to 136,320 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, ManpowerGroup Inc. (MAN) has a Current Ratio of 1.44, a Quick Ratio of 1.44 and a Cash Ratio of 0.14. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 40.97, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 29.06, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 12.62. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 39.06 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 27.71.