Chances Cooper Cos. (NYSE:COO) could underwhelm

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Cooper Cos. (NYSE:COO), whose market capitalization now stands at $11.92B, reported EPS of $6.67 in the last financial year. That indicates the stock has price-to-earnings ratio of 36.11 at the prevailing stock price. This fiscal year’s EPS is projected to grow 35.00% over the preceding year. With that, P/E for this year is expected to be 22.81.

For the forward P/E metric, market analysts have a 12-month target price of $218.08 on the stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc..

Over the preceding five years, The Cooper Companies, Inc. has recorded EPS improvement of 9.00%. That against sales growth of 8.10% over the same 5-year period. For the imminent five years, analysts expect the firm to post EPS growth of 15.00%.

Let’s look into the charts of the stock

The Barchart Technical Opinion rating is a 100% Buy and ranks in the Top 1% of all short term signal directions. Longer term, the trend strength is in the Top 1%. Long term indicators fully support a continuation of the trend. The market is in highly overbought territory. Beware of a trend reversal.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. also recorded return assets of 7.10%, return on of 11.80% and return on investments of 7.50%.

Analysts are projecting the stock of The Cooper Companies, Inc. to be trading at $218.08 in the next 12-months, but what been its performance quality until now?

The stock jumped/declined 10.77% in the previous week, and for the preceding month it is up/down 17.57%. For the quarter and for the fiscal year so far, the shares have risen/decline 23.83% and 37.71%, respectively. From a year earlier, the stock has moved 45.64%.

What about the volatility of the equity? First, the stock?s beta is 0.62. Investors would do well to note that beta of less than 1 indicates that the underlying security is less volatile as against the market, but beta over one implies that a security is extremely volatile compared to market.

In terms of monthly or weekly volatility, The Cooper Companies, Inc. has a weekly volatility of 2.53% and monthly volatility of 1.50%.

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