Stock To Watch: HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP)


The leading market experts have placed a mean price target of $35.00 on HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) stock. This price level, which is estimated to be attained in one-year, indicates the mean of stock opinions given by the companies included in the First Call survey. The renowned research firms have predicted earnings of $0.70 a share for the upcoming quarter and $2.83 for the current fiscal.

Technical View

The technical analysis of HCP, Inc. Common Stock plainly substantiates that the 50-day moving average of HCP, Inc. Common Stock is $39.06, and stock is trading $1.07 points away or +2.74% from its 50-day moving average of $39.06. Further it is trading $5.17 or +14.80% away its 200-day moving average of $34.96. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) 52-week high is $39.99 and the 52-week low is $25.11.

This explains if the stock moves $0.14, it will post a 52-week high. In event of +59.82% decline, a 52-week low will be hit.

Taking the valuation aspect to emphasize the valuation of HCP, Inc. Common Stock, shareholders can apply financial tool known as price-to-earnings ratio. This financial ratio assesses stock’s valuation by considering the relative expense of the stock. Following this ratio, HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) ratio came in at N/A.

The stock last ended the trading session at $40.13 and registered a market cap of $18.76B. To appraise firm’s growth, the shareholders take help of the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio. When a stock has a higher PEG ratio, it is suggestive of lower stock appreciation in approaching sessions. A stock comes in the group of undervalued stocks when its PEG ratio falls in between 0 and 1. HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) PEG ratio is at 8.59.

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