AVNT:NYE-Avient Corp (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Specialty Chemicals | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 45.76

Change

+1.69 (+3.83)%

Market Cap

USD 4.16B

Volume

0.51M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 56.67 (+23.83%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AVNT Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Avient Corp stock forecasts from 5 analysts, the average analyst target price for Avient Corp is USD 56.67 over the next 12 months. Avient Corp’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Avient Corp is Bearish, which is based on 3 positive signals and 8 negative signals. At the last closing, Avient Corp’s stock price was USD 45.76. Avient Corp’s stock price has changed by +6.57% over the past week, +16.73% over the past month and -5.51% over the last year.

About Avient Corp (AVNT:NYE)

Avient Corporation provides specialized formulator, services, and sustainable material solutions in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, and Asia. It operates through three segments: Color, Additives and Inks; Specialty Engineered Materials; and Distribution. ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AVNT

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
VRAI Virtus Real Asset Income .. 0.00 % 0.55 %

+0.26 (+1.00%)

USD0.14B
NSCS Nuveen Small Cap Select E.. 0.00 % 0.85 %

+0.63 (+2.92%)

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Specialty Chemicals)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -18.21% 39% F 29% F
Dividend Return 0.85% 50% F 29% F
Total Return -17.36% 36% F 28% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain -6.46% 58% F 61% D-
Dividend Return 1.89% 61% D- 38% F
Total Return -4.57% 57% F 59% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 6.15% 44% F 58% F
Dividend Return 0.79% 16% F 19% F
Total Return 6.94% 42% F 52% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 19.83% 79% C+ 56% F
Risk Adjusted Return 35.00% 60% D- 51% F
Market Capitalization 4.16B 51% F 72% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Specialty Chemicals)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 16.70 64% D 48% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.21 51% F 37% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 17.80 36% F 22% F
EV/EBITDA 9.49 62% D- 47% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 13.88% 51% F 63% D
Return on Invested Capital 8.53% 40% F 61% D-
Return on Assets 5.49% 47% F 73% C
Debt to Equity Ratio 104.26% 33% F 35% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 2.18% 59% F 35% F
Short Ratio 3.92 23% F 27% F
Short Percent 3.47% 34% F 54% F
Beta 1.48 23% F 20% F
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Highly leveraged

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector