The key reasons why Amcor Plc (AMCR) is -19.40% away from 52-week high?

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As on Wednesday, Amcor Plc (NYSE: AMCR) started slowly as it slid -1.40% to $9.18, before settling in for the price of $9.31 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, AMCR posted a 52-week range of $8.45-$11.39.

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The Consumer Cyclical Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 10.12%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 7.36%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -6.69%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $1.45 billion, simultaneously with a float of $1.44 billion. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $13.27 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $9.28, while the 200-day Moving Average is $9.42.

Amcor Plc (AMCR) Ownership Facts and Figures

Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Packaging & Containers industry. Amcor Plc’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.33%, in contrast to 53.52% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Feb 09 ’24, this organization’s PRESIDENT,AMCOR RIGID PKG bought 1,560 shares at the rate of 9.10, making the entire transaction reach 14,197 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 520. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 09 ’24, Company’s Director sold 25,000 for 9.02, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 225,444. This particular insider is now the holder of 75,424 in total.

Amcor Plc (AMCR) Earnings and Revenue Records

If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 12/30/2023, the company posted $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at $0.15) by $0.01. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.2 per share during the current fiscal year.

Amcor Plc’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -6.69% and is forecasted to reach 0.73 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 5.40% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 7.36% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Amcor Plc (NYSE: AMCR) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Amcor Plc (AMCR). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 0.71. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.18. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $20.85, and its Beta score is 0.84. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.95. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 16.26.

In the same vein, AMCR’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 0.44, a figure that is expected to reach 0.16 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 0.73 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of Amcor Plc (AMCR)

Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Amcor Plc, AMCR], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 7.19 million was lower the volume of 9.06 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 47.20% While, its Average True Range was 0.17.

Raw Stochastic average of Amcor Plc (AMCR) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 33.42%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 28.30% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 21.24% that was higher than 19.31% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.