Triumph Group, Inc. (TGI) Hammered 3.57%: Factors To Watch On September, 21

Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) is a big mover this session as the company shares are trading 3.57% or 0.89 points lower from last closing price of $24.91, reaching $24.02 at last check. So what’s going on with TGI shares anyway? The price has dropped in 3 of the last 5 days and is up 31.73% over the past week. It will be exciting to see whether the stock manages to continue decreasing or take a minor break for the next few days. The move came on weak volume too with far less shares changing hands than in a normal session. Trading activity as of this writing weakened by -30,488 shares, and in total 380612 shares valued at $9.142 million were seen changing hands compared with 411100 shares valued at $10.241 million recorded at the previous session. You should take into consideration that a falling volume on lower prices shows the bearish trend but this is an early indication which means that the TGI stock is near its bottom.

Triumph Group, Inc. (TGI) shares have notched a 3-month gain of about 31.73%, but has still advanced 116.61% year to date. By comparison, the stock added 6.91% over the past 12 months, while it jumped 13.28% over the 1 month. The company’s market cap is around $1.24B, with its short interest ratio standing at 14.98%.

In the current trading session for TGI, the stock witnessed two major price actions, it rose to a high of $25.27 and was down as much as $23.89 at one point. The high recorded is very low when compared to their 52-week high which is $11.16. The 52-week high is now at -7.23 distance from current price. Their recent low of $26 represents a 116.13% recovery. This data is quite important for investors who look to benefit from the recent rise of the company’s stock. The price target currently for TGI is $27.42, this is above the recent high that the stock attained. Taking a look at the overall sentimental views of financial analysts, the trading pattern of this stock recently is very clear.

The stock of Triumph Group, Inc. earned $-4.53 per share in the trailing 12 months and has a P/E ratio of -5.3. You can compare it with that of similar companies in its industry to get a sense of whether the stock you’re looking to purchase is overvalued or undervalued. Its current price to earnings ratio is lower than the ones recorded by the industry which is 35.16 and lower compared to the sector’s average of 28.57. When the P/E ratio is low let’s say below 1.0, then the stock price is considered a good value. TGI also has P/S multiple of 0.37. This is greater versus the 12 month P/S ratios of other companies in the same indutry. The peer average price to sales ratio is 0.36x.

TGI‘s last price was up 18.94% as compared to the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $20.2 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average closing price was $22.61. At present, there are 49.85 million in the total number of common shares owned by the public and among those 49.25 million shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 1.2% while institutions stake was 0%. The company has generated positive returns on equity over the last 12 months (55.2%). It managed to keep its gross profit margin at 16.1% over the past 12 months.

When assessing the full upside of the TGI stock, there is another set of technicals that should be looked into and considered. Its 6.34% gain from moving average of $22.59 has brought about a positive sentiment when calculated over the last 20 days. The market has allocated a beta of 2.79 to the stock. With the beta been greater than one, this implies that the company shares are theoretically more volatile than the market, something that the traders definitely are keeping an eye on.

Most of the analysts surveyed by Thomson/First Call think quite highly of Triumph Group, Inc. — 1 analysts rate the stock as a buy with another 0 rating it strong buy. There are 3 analysts who maintain a hold rating for the stock, with 1 giving it a sell rating. Analysts arrived at a 12-month price target of $23.33 on shares of Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI), which corresponds to 3.20% downside potential than its current market price of $24.02 and implies potential despite the recent drop in the price. However, their current target price has fallen from $23.93 a month ago and is down handily from the consensus target of $24.275 a quarter ago.

In the last five years, the EPS of the company has been roughly -29.5%. Though the percentage looks disappointing, extra tailwinds are emerging as looking out over a next 5-year period, with analysts estimating that their earnings will increase annually by 10.83%. The revenue of the company has retreated at an average annualized rate of about -2.2 over the last five years. The company recently recorded a drop of -12.3%, but this figure is rather unattractive.

Let’s briefly check the hedge fund interest towards TGI stock. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC trimmed position in the company after it dumped -3.7% or 103,949 shares of its common stock. The hedge fund now owns 100,103 shares worth $2,404,474, SEC documents show. Prudential PLC cut assets in the stock as 743064.2 shares have been sold, reducing its stake by -3.4% to 717,800 shares which are currently valued at $17,241,556. In addition, Private Capital Group LLC recently reported that it now owns 6,443 shares making a total of $154,761 based on the recent price. This refelects a change of 415.4% in their ownership.