Masco Corporation (MAS) shares Traded BTW $42.00 to $43.10 in Last % Days: Performance Analysis

Masco Corporation (MAS) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Richard A. Manoogian Director and Chairman Emeritus with 529,651 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Keith J. Allman Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, with 393,023 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 232,930 shares of MAS is John G. Sznewajs Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of Masco Corporation (MAS), The Vanguard Group, Inc. is the top holder with 30.53 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is BlackRock Fund Advisors with 15.39 million shares. In the third-place spot with 12.98 million shares is SSgA Funds Management, Inc..

This company’s stock price was $43.10 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 2,964,479. Compare that to its average daily volume of 2.95M. Given the fact that this stock has 289.00M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $12.46B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.41. Its Price to Sales ratio is 1.50.

MAS stock has achieved a 5-day range of $41.00 to $43.10, with a total performance of +6.00% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $37.62 to $43.10, generating a +10.06% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +13.60%, trading in the range of $37.15 to $43.10.

In the past 5 days, shares of MAS have made a new high 4 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 8 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 8 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 6/29/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.88. This is a 0.06 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.82, amounting to an earnings surprise of 7.30%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 6/29/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.47, making for an earnings surprise of -6.40%. For the quarter ending 12/30/2018, EPS was reported at 0.64, generating a 14.30% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 12-2018, was $734.0 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $533.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $1.03 billion for the year, compared to $751.0 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$219.0 million, compared to -$173.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $813.0 million compared to the prior year’s $578.0 million.

Masco Corporation (MAS) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 4.7/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.11, an Equity to Asset ratio of -0.02, a Debt to Equity ratio of -32.99 and a Debt to EBITDA of 2.5. The Interest Coverage of this stock is 7.82, its Piotroski F-Score is 7, its Altman Z-Score is 3.62.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 7/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 14.75, a Net Margin of 8.77 and a ROC of 59.37.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for MAS, this company’s Price to Median PS Value is 1.55. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for MAS is now 1.07. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 21.53.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for MAS is sitting at 0.96, while its Current Ratio is 1.46 and its PEG Ratio is 1.18. This stock’s PS Ratio is 1.54, its Forward PE Ratio is 14.16, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 17.75. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 83.13, its Price to Owner Earnings is 23.28, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 16.9 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 13.55.