Currently, Grifols S.A.’s (GRFS) stock is trading at $8.82, marking a fall of -0.68% from last night’s close. At this price, the stock is -44.53% below its 52-week high of $15.90 and -0.68% above its 52-week low of $8.88. Based on the past 30-day period, the stock price is -26.11% below the high and +0.74% above the low.
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The 200-day Simple moving average is often placed more emphasis on by traders because of daily price changes. Investors will use the SMA-200 in different situations in trading activity as a key indicator to determine their support and resistance levels, and at the moment, GRFS’s SMA-200 is $11.64.
It is also worth considering a company’s price to sales ratio for the last twelve months, which is 1.74. GRFS’s price to book ratio for the most recent quarter was 2.35, resulting in an 16.00 price to cash per share for the period.
How does Grifols S.A. (GRFS) stock rate among analysts? Buy, sell, or hold?
The key to trading is to concentrate on the future rather than on the past. During uncertain times, it can be hard to make decisions. The analysts who understand how a market works are usually the most accurate at forecasting its future. Currently, there are 4 brokerage firms that recommend the stock as a Hold. The ratings are commonly aggregated into a single number between 1 and 5. Buy or strong buy is scored 5, outperform is scored 4, hold is scored 3, underperform is scored 2 and strong sell is 1. Using a scale of 1-5, the current average recommendation is 3.00 in simple terms.
Grifols S.A. (GRFS): Earnings History
If we examine Grifols S.A.’s recent earnings history, in the last quarter ended on 6/29/2021, it posted adjusted earnings per share of $0.28, slashing the consensus of $0.27. In other words, it topped the consensus by $0.01, resulting in a 3.70% surprise. In the 3 months period before the previous quarter which was closed on 6/29/2021, the stock recorded adjusted earnings per share of $0.28 in contrast with the Outlook of $0.27. That was a difference of $0.01 and a surprise of 3.70%.
Grifols S.A. (NASDAQ: GRFS) Ownership Details
I will give a breakdown of the key shareholders in Grifols S.A. (GRFS). Recent figures show that the company’s insiders hold 0.00% of shares. A total of 185 institutional investors hold shares in the company, making 42.74% of its stock and 42.74% of its float.
Mar 30, 2022, it was reported that the Company’s largest institutional holder is Capital World Investors holding total of 17.17 million shares that make 6.57% of the company’s total number of shares and are currently priced at 151.72 million.
The securities firm FIL LTD holds 8.79 million shares of GRFS, making it the second largest institutional shareholder. Taking this into account, the holding percentage comes to 3.36%, and the holding percentage of shares is valued at 77.66 million.
An overview of Grifols S.A.’s technicals
In order to learn about trade movements and investor behavior, it is best to analyze the short, medium, and long term technical indicators along with the average volume of a stock. A 20-day average of the stock’s daily volume suggests Grifols S.A. (GRFS) traded 1,008,152 shares per day, with a moving average of $10.43 and price change of -3.63. With the moving average of $11.59 and a price change of -4.10, about 823,181 shares changed hands on average over the past 50 days. Finally, GRFS’s 100-day average volume is 943,262 shares, alongside a moving average of $11.48 and a price change of -2.09.