Hexcel Corporation is an aerospace & defense business based in the US. Hexcel Corporation stocks (HXL.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $60.11 – an increase of 1.28% over the previous week. Hexcel Corporation employs 4,647 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.3 billion.
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- Can I buy shares in Hexcel Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Hexcel Corporation shares?
- Hexcel Corporation shares summary
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- Is Hexcel Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Hexcel Corporation performance over time
- Are Hexcel Corporation shares over-valued?
- Hexcel Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Hexcel Corporation shares?
- Does Hexcel Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Hexcel Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Hexcel Corporation's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Hexcel Corporation's stock price has had significant negative movement.
Its last market close was $57.05, which is 24.78% down on its pre-crash value of $75.84 and 103.39% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $28.05.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Hexcel Corporation stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $399.86 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $773.03.
Hexcel Corporation stock price (NYSE:HXL)Use our graph to track the performance of HXL stocks over time.
Hexcel Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$57.05|
|52-week range||$42.91 - $64.99|
|50-day moving average||$54.91|
|200-day moving average||$57.22|
|Wall St. target price||$57.97|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-0.26|
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Hexcel Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-11)||1.28%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||17.68%|
|3 months (2021-10-18)||-5.20%|
|6 months (2021-07-16)||0.94%|
|1 year (2021-01-15)||18.43%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-26.62%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||62.22|
|5 years (2017-01-18)||12.26%|
Is Hexcel Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Hexcel Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Hexcel Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Hexcel Corporation's PEG ratio
Hexcel Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.5761. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Hexcel Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Hexcel Corporation's EBITDA
Hexcel Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $178.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Hexcel Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Hexcel Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$1.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||3.25%|
|Gross profit TTM||$239.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.88%|
|Return on equity TTM||-1.48%|
|Market capitalisation||$4.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Hexcel Corporation share dividends
We're not expecting Hexcel Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Hexcel Corporation's shares ever split?
Hexcel Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 23 May 1988. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Hexcel Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Hexcel Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Hexcel Corporation's share price.
Hexcel Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Hexcel Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $42.91 up to $64.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Hexcel Corporation's is 1.3857. This would suggest that Hexcel Corporation's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Hexcel Corporation overview
Hexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. It operates in two segments, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment manufactures and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, structural adhesives, honeycomb, molding compounds, tooling materials, polyurethane systems, and laminates that are used in military and commercial aircraft, wind turbine blades, recreational products, and other industrial applications, as well as in automotive, marine, and trains. The Engineered Products segment manufactures and markets aircraft structures and finished aircraft components, including wing to body fairings, wing panels, flight deck panels, door liners, helicopter blades, spars, and tip caps; and aircraft structural sub-components and semi-finished components used in helicopter blades, engine nacelles, and aircraft surfaces, such as flaps, wings, elevators, and fairings. The company sells its products directly through its managers, product managers, and sales personnel, as well as through independent distributors and manufacturer representatives in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, India, and Africa. Hexcel Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. .
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