Alert: Negative Investment/Fundamental Signals (1/26/21)-Hexcel Corp (NYSE: HXL)

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Significant negative changes in fundamentals have recently occurred for Hexcel Corp (NYSE: HXL): significant quarterly sales deceleration occurred, the consensus estimate for December, 2020 decreased significantly, and the consensus estimate for December, 2021 decreased significantly.

Hexcel Corp (NYSE: HXL) has recently experienced meaningful negative changes in investment behavior: negative upside/downside volume developed.

In light of these highly negative signals we are reviewing our current Overall Rating of D. We would continue to view the shares with caution pending completion of this review in the next several days.

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Current PriceTarget Research Rating

With future capital returns forecasted to be below the cost of capital, HXL is expected to be a Value Eraser.

Hexcel has a current Value Trend Rating of D (Negative). With this rating, PTR’s two proprietary measures of a stock’s current attractiveness are providing inconsistent signals. Hexcel has a very low Appreciation Score of 15 but a neutral Power Rating of 52, triggering the Negative Value Trend Rating.

Recent Price Action

On 1/26/21, Hexcel Corp (NYSE: HXL) stock suffered a large decline of -4.4%, closing at $45.00. Moreover, unusually high trading volume at 156% of normal accompanied the decline. The stock has declined -6.6% during the last week and has performed in line with the market over the last nine months.

About John Lafferty 91533 Articles
During his career, John has developed valuation and stock rating methodologies, managed institutional portfolios and mutual funds, and provided equity research to institutional investors on thousands of companies. He has been Director of Research at PTR since its inception in 2004.

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