On Monday, January 9, Lara Poloni, the president of AECOM, sold a total of 6,498 shares of the company’s stock. The price per share that the stock was sold for was $83.10, and the total value of the sold shares was $539,983.80. After the completion of the transaction, the president is now the direct owner of 73,351 shares of the company. The value of these shares is approximately 6,095,468.10 dollars. A legal document that was handed into the SEC and that has since been made available online has been used to inform the general public about the sale.
The most recent earnings report for AECOM (NYSE: ACM) was made available to the general public on November 14. The construction company reported $0.89 per share earnings for the quarter, which was $0.05 higher than the analysts’ consensus projection for the quarter. AECOM’s net margin and return on equity were relatively high, coming in at 2.36 percent and 18.93 percent, respectively. The analysts’ estimates for the company’s quarterly sales ranged from $3.56 billion to $3.43 billion. The analysts provided this range of estimates. The business earned a profit of $0.81 per share during the same period the year before. When compared to the same period the previous year, the quarterly revenue showed a 2.2% increase. During the current fiscal year, sell-side analysts anticipate that AECOM will achieve $3.65 per share earnings.
The corporation recently made a public announcement regarding a quarterly dividend scheduled to be paid out on the 20th of this month. Allah AllahfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalligfalliThis results in a yield of 0.86 percent and a dividend payment of 0.72 dollars each year. Therefore, this indicates an increase from that amount, which was the most recent quarterly dividend paid by AECOM, which was $0.15. On January 3, a decision will be made regarding whether or not this dividend will be distributed to shareholders. The payout ratio for AECOM is currently sitting at 32.88% as of right now.
During the lunchtime session on Wednesday, the price of AECOM stock reached $83.56 after dropping by $0.07 from its previous level. The specific number of transactions with a company’s shares is 992,849, so the number of transactions that took place with this company’s shares was significantly lower, at 13,456. During the past 12 months, AECOM’s share price has ranged between $60.74 and $86.94. There is a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.83, a quick ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 1.08, and a quick ratio of 1.08. The stock has a beta value of 1.32, and the price-to-earnings ratio for the company is 38.19. The price-to-growth ratio is 1.64, and the price-to-growth ratio. The stock is currently valued at $11.59 billion on the market. The moving average for the stock over the past fifty days is $82.32, while the moving average over the past 200 days is $74.93.
Recent events have resulted in several institutional investors and hedge funds adjusting the percentage of the company’s shares they own. During the third quarter, Quadrant Capital Group LLC increased the amount of AECOM stock owned by 20.3%. During this period, Quadrant Capital Group LLC acquired an additional 136 shares of the construction company’s stock, bringing their total number of shares owned to 805, with a value of $55,000. Fifth Third Bancorp increased its ownership of AECOM by 11.4% during the second quarter of the fiscal year by purchasing additional company shares. Fifth Third Bancorp now has 1,461 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at $95,000, after acquiring an additional 150 shares during the most recent period. These shares were purchased during the most recent period. During the third quarter, Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators raised the proportion of AECOM stock it owned to 6.3% higher than before. After acquiring 163 additional shares during the period, Deseret Mutual Benefit Administrators now holds 2,771 shares of the construction company’s stock, which have a value of $189,000. During the second quarter, Quent Capital LLC was able to amass an 11.6% increase in the amount of AECOM stock it owned. Quent Capital LLC now has 1,578 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at $103,000, after purchasing an additional 164 shares during the quarter. These 1,578 shares were purchased after Quent Capital LLC made an additional purchase during the quarter. During the second quarter, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC acquired an additional 0.8% of AECOM shares, bringing its total holdings to 0.9%. After making an additional purchase of 182 shares during the period, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company LLC now has 23,658 shares of the construction company’s stock. These shares have a combined value of $1,543,000, and the company now has 23,658 shares thanks to the purchase made during the period. Institutional investors and hedge funds collectively own 84.26% of the total number of shares in the company, making up the majority of the shareholders.
The company shares have been the subject of several equity analysts’ commentary. In a report published on Tuesday, November 22, Barclays upgraded AECOM from an “underweight” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their target price on the stock from $85.00 to $90.00. Credit Suisse Group upgraded AECOM from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their target price on the stock from $81.00 to $95.00 in a research report published on Tuesday, November 15. In a research report that was released on November 23, UBS Group made the forecast that the share price of AECOM will reach $94.00 at some point shortly. In a report published on November 15, the Royal Bank of Canada raised its “outperform” rating on AECOM shares and raised its price objective on AECOM shares from $87.00 to $91.00. StockNews.com began reporting on AECOM shares at long last, on October 12, after a protracted delay. The consensus recommendation for the stock was a “buy.” There are currently five analysts who have assigned a buy rating to the stock, while only one has assigned a hold rating to the stock. According to information from Bloomberg.com, the stock is currently rated as having a consensus “Moderate Buy” recommendation, and its current target price is rated as having a consensus value of $90.57. The consensus value of the price the stock is expected to reach has also been established.