Don’t Be Fooled By Gain in Bausch Health Companies Inc. [BHC] Stock

Bausch Health Companies Inc. [BHC] shares are down more than -32.61% this year and recently increased 0.01% or $0.23 to settle at $19.28. Analysts expect BHC to grow earnings at a 3.40% annual rate over the next 5 years. BHC has a short ratio of 3.92. This implies that the market is currently less bullish on the outlook for BHC.

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Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Bausch Health Companies Inc. [NYSE:BHC] stock was on August 24, 2020, when it was Reiterated with a Buy rating from H.C. Wainwright, which also lowered its 12-month price target on the stock from $64 to $50. Before that, on September 17, 2020, BofA Securities Recapitulated a Neutral rating and elevated its amount target to $19. On August 24, 2020, H.C. Wainwright Reiterated a Buy rating and boosted its price target on this stock from $50 to $64. On June 17, 2020, H.C. Wainwright Reiterated a Buy rating and increased its price target from $50 to $64. On April 24, 2020, Citigroup Initiated a Buy rating and increased its price target to $30. On April 02, 2020, Morgan Stanley Downgrade an Equal-weight rating. On January 29, 2020, Wolfe Research Downgrade a Peer perform rating. Wells Fargo elevated its amount target by recapitulating a higher weight for this stock.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $11.15 and a peak of $31.97. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $26.24. At the most recent market close, shares of Bausch Health Companies Inc. [NYSE:BHC] were valued at $19.28. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -7.12%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Bausch Health Companies Inc. [NYSE:BHC] most recently reported quarterly sales of 2.14 billion, which represented growth of -3.20%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $396,359 per employee, while its income is -$82,396 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 72.10%, its Operating Margin is -5.60%, its Pretax Margin is -21.36, and its Net Margin is -20.79. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at -5.39, -94.20, 4.88 and -6.78 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 96.10 and the whole liability to whole assets at 77.34. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 91.38 and enduring liability to assets at 0.74 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 18.71 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 18.37. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 19.24 and at 19.44 for 2nd resistance point.

Bausch Health Companies Inc. [BHC] reported its earnings at $1.32 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $1.04/share signifying the difference of 0.28 and 26.90% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.46 calling estimates for $0.66/share with the difference of -0.2 depicting the surprise of -30.30%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Bausch Health Companies Inc. [NYSE:BHC] is 1.20. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.52. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.23 and it’s amount to book ratio is 9.94.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Humphries William D., President, Ortho-Dermatologics, and it was the sale of 13663.0 shares on Nov 27. Humphries William D., the President, Ortho-Dermatologics, completed a sale of 21658.0 shares on Nov 24. On Nov 23, Humphries William D., President, Ortho-Dermatologics, completed a sale of 1483.0 shares.