Applied Industrial Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

AIT -- USA Stock  

USD 58.70  0.48  0.81%

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Applied Industrial Technologies is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Applied Industrial buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding AIT positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Applied Industrial available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from AIT buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Applied Industrial Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Applied Industrial Technologies has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0843, jensen alpha of 0.01, total risk alpha of (0.15), sortino ratio of 9.0e-4 and treynor ratio of 0.1599
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion module provides unbiased buy, hold, or sell recommendation that can be used to complement current average analyst sentiment on Applied Industrial Technologies. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine suggest current market data to analyse the corporation potential to grow from the prospective of investors risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Applied Industrial is not overpriced, please confirm all Applied Industrial fundamentals including its Current Ratio, Retained Earnings and the relationship between Net Income and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that Applied Industrial has Price to Earning of 16.06X, we suggest you validate Applied Industrial Technologies market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Applied Industrial Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Applied Industrial has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 92.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

Applied Industrial current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price70.00
Target Mean Price70.00
Recommendation Mean2.40
Target High Price80.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions4
Target Low Price60.00

Applied Industrial Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.16Value At Risk1.75
Potential Upside2.00Standard Deviation1.32
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Copper Rock Capital Partners LlcCommon Shares371.9 K22.9 M
Nisa Investment Advisors LlcCommon Shares17.8 K1.1 M
Xact Kapitalforvaltning AbCommon Shares6.8 K420 K
Sheets Smith Wealth ManagementCommon Shares4.6 K280 K
Zions Bancorporation NaCommon Shares4 K247 K
Crossmark Global Holdings IncCommon Shares3.4 K208 K
Blackrock IncCommon Shares6.6 M391.9 M

Applied Industrial Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.94
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0008

Applied Industrial Volatility Alert

Applied Industrial Technologies has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.65 and kurtosis of 0.63. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Applied Industrial Technologies to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Applied Industrial Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsApplied IndustrialPeer Average
Return On Equity17.12% (0.31)%
Return On Asset7.31% (0.14)%
Profit Margin4.15% (1.27)%
Operating Margin9.50% (5.51)%
Current Valuation3.24B16.62B
Shares Outstanding38.59M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.88% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions91.73% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted679.69K4.71M
Price to Earning16.06X28.72X
Price to Book2.59X9.51X
Price to Sales0.66X11.42X
Gross Profit884M27.38B
Net Income144.55M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents47.37M2.7B
Cash per Share1.23X5.01X
Total Debt981.7M5.32B
Debt to Equity111.20% 48.70%
Current Ratio2.70X2.16X
Book Value Per Share22.88X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations145.7M971.22M
Short Ratio3.85X4.00X
Earnings Per Share3.69X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.11X4.89X
Number of Employees6.66K18.84K
Market Capitalization2.29B19.03B
Total Asset596.84M29.47B
Retained Earnings454.44M9.33B
Working Capital286.02M1.48B
Current Asset437.35M9.34B
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