Momentum Stock Watch: Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (HRC)

Company Profile:

Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. operates as a medical technology company worldwide. It operates in Patient Support Systems, Front Line Care, and Surgical Solutions segments. The company offers medical surgical beds, intensive care unit beds, and bariatric patient beds, lifts and other devices, non-invasive therapeutic products and surfaces, and information technologies and software solutions, as well as sells equipment service contracts for its capital equipment. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

Recent News:

For the fiscal first quarter, the company reported GAAP earnings of $0.88 per diluted share compared to $0.59 per diluted share in the prior-year period. For the full year, Hillrom now expects revenue to increase 0 percent to 2 percent on a reported basis.

On Feb. 1, 2021, the company announced it has acquired contact-free continuous monitoring technology from EarlySense for terms including a cash consideration of $30 million, potential payments based on the achievement of certain commercial milestones, and a portion of Hillrom’s equity investment in EarlySense.

 

Fundamental Analysis:

Ninestocks analyzes several different financial aspects: Growth, Profitability, solvency and efficiency.

Growth – Measures the growth of both the company’s income statement and cash flow.

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Profitability – Measures the historical price movement of the stock.

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Solvency – Measures the solvency of the company based on several ratios.

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Efficiency – Measures the strength and historic growth of a company’s return on invested capital.

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Conclusion:

HRC’s strengths can be seen in its better growth, better profitability and better efficiency compared with its peers. Technical indicators signal the bullish signs, as there is a bullish crossover in Stochastic oscillator, The MACD is trying to cross back up and the RSI stands at 55.90 with positive bias. We rate Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (HRC) a STRONG BUY.

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