Hexcel Corporation (HXL): Price and Financial Metrics

Hexcel Corporation (HXL): $58.83

0.64 (+1.10%)

POWR Rating

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  • Growth is the dimension where HXL ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 92.2% of US stocks.
  • HXL's strongest trending metric is Stability; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • HXL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 34.08% of US stocks).

HXL Stock Summary

  • HXL's went public 34.86 years ago, making it older than 91.24% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • HXL's current price/earnings ratio is 52.84, which is higher than 90.41% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, HEXCEL CORP is reporting a growth rate of -377.3%; that's higher than merely 4.76% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to HXL, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are HRMY, AQST, PLAB, WKHS, and CNTG.
  • HXL's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit HEXCEL CORP's official web site, go to www.hexcel.com.

HXL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, HXL's EV/EBIT ratio is 121.34% higher, now standing at 36.3.
  • Over the past 243 months, HXL's price/sales ratio has gone up 3.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for HXL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
HXL 2022-09-02 3.3 3.3 53.8 36.3
HXL 2022-09-01 3.3 3.3 54.1 36.4
HXL 2022-08-31 3.3 3.3 54.6 36.7
HXL 2022-08-30 3.4 3.4 55.1 37.0
HXL 2022-08-29 3.4 3.4 56.3 37.7
HXL 2022-08-26 3.4 3.4 56.0 37.5

HXL Growth Metrics

    Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at 10.48%.
  • Its 3 year revenue growth rate is now at -37.8%.
  • Its year over year price growth rate is now at -3.44%.
HXL's revenue has moved up $206,000,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows HXL's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 1,477.7 131.1 90.4
2022-03-31 1,405 133.9 47.9
2021-12-31 1,324.7 151.7 16.1
2021-09-30 1,260.2 171.5 -22.2
2021-06-30 1,213.3 229.6 -21.5
2021-03-31 1,271.7 254.5 -24.7

HXL's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • HXL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 71.92% of graded US stocks.
  • HXL's asset turnover comes in at 0.435 -- ranking 63rd of 89 Chemicals stocks.
  • APD, ALB, and MTX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with HXL.

The table below shows HXL's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.435 0.168 0.002
2021-06-30 0.415 0.131 -0.017
2021-03-31 0.424 0.119 -0.019
2020-12-31 0.479 0.160 0.003
2020-09-30 0.555 0.201 0.036
2020-06-30 0.636 0.243 0.076

HXL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of HXL, see our HXL price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $57.69 Average Broker Recommendation 2.05 (Hold)

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HXL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $58.83 52-week high $65.82
Prev. close $58.19 52-week low $46.77
Day low $57.90 Volume 138,080
Day high $59.06 Avg. volume 652,213
50-day MA $58.53 Dividend yield 0.69%
200-day MA $55.47 Market Cap 4.95B

Hexcel Corporation (HXL) Company Bio

Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures and markets lightweight, high-performance structural materials, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, prepregs, honeycomb, matrix systems, adhesives and composite structures, used in commercial aerospace, space and defense and industrial applications such as wind turbine blades. The company was founded in 1946 and is based in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Below are the latest news stories about HEXCEL CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate HXL as an investment opportunity.

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Yahoo | August 31, 2022

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Yahoo | August 31, 2022

The past three years for Hexcel (NYSE:HXL) investors has not been profitable

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Yahoo | August 29, 2022

Hexcel (HXL) Up 4.9% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

Hexcel (HXL) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | August 24, 2022

Outperforming the Market by 21% to 31% in 2022, These 3 Stocks Still Look Like a Good Value

Despite the market declines, it's been an excellent year for stocks with exposure to commercial aviation, and the theme remains an attractive one in which to invest. Although Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX), AAR Corp (NYSE: AIR), and Hexcel (NYSE: HXL) are vastly different businesses, they have all seen improvement in their commercial aviation-focused businesses, and they are all investment options in a challenging market. On the surface, Raytheon's guidance for the full-year 2022 has been steady as a rock.

Yahoo | August 21, 2022

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HXL Price Returns

1-mo -6.11%
3-mo 6.67%
6-mo 6.72%
1-year 9.77%
3-year -28.37%
5-year 13.32%
YTD 14.16%
2021 6.83%
2020 -33.70%
2019 28.96%
2018 -6.50%
2017 21.29%

HXL Dividends

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