In the last trading session, 7.44 million Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HTZ) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 2.05. With the company’s per share price at $16.12 changed hands at -$0.24 or -1.47% during last session, the market valuation stood at $5.09B. HTZ’s last price was a discount, traded about -27.05% off its 52-week high of $20.48. The share price had its 52-week low at $14.49, which suggests the last value was 10.11% up since then. When we look at Hertz Global Holdings Inc.’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 3.03 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 2.75 million.
Analysts gave the Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 2.10. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 0 out of 7 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 0 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 3 recommended HTZ as a Hold, 4 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. Hertz Global Holdings Inc.’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be $0.96.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HTZ) trade information
Instantly HTZ was in red as seen at the end of in last trading. With action 0.75%, the performance over the past five days has been green. The drop to weekly highs of 16.37 on Friday, 09/15/23 subtracted -1.47% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date upside of 4.74%, with the 5-day performance at 0.75% in the green. However, in the 30-day time frame, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HTZ) is -6.22% down. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 17.85 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 7.1 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $22.17, meaning bulls need an upside of 27.29% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, HTZ’s forecast low is $18.00 with $26.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -61.29% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to soar -11.66% for it to hit the projected low.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the Hertz Global Holdings Inc. share is performing relatively much not better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot -0.80% over the past 6 months, a -35.56% in annual growth rate that is considerably lower than the industry average of -9.60%. Moreover, analysts have looked to lower expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for Hertz Global Holdings Inc. will fall -11.10%, while the growth in revenue is estimated to hit -32.00% for the next quarter. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach 8.80% up from the last financial year.
Consensus estimates given by 6 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $2.76 billion. 6 analysts are of the opinion that Hertz Global Holdings Inc.’s revenue for the quarter ending Dec 2023 will be $2.19 billion. The company’s revenue for the corresponding quarters a year ago was $2.5 billion and $2.04 billion respectively. According to analysts, the company will likely register a growth in its current quarter sales, forecast at 10.50%. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at 7.80%.
Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of -13.50%. The 2023 estimates are for Hertz Global Holdings Inc. earnings to decrease by -35.60%.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report in October.
Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:HTZ)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 0.48% of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. shares while 102.82% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 103.32%. There are 102.82% institutions holding the Hertz Global Holdings Inc. stock share, with Knighthead Capital Management, Llc the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 38.39% of the shares, roughly 181.46 million HTZ shares worth $3.34 billion.
Blackrock Inc. holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 3.12% or 14.77 million shares worth $271.55 million as of Jun 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Aug 30, 2023 were iShares Core S&P Midcap ETF and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. With 5.08 million shares estimated at $86.07 million under it, the former controlled 1.07% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund held about 0.85% of the shares, roughly 4.02 million shares worth around $73.99 million.