Key Factors to Evaluate Before Investing in Honda Motor (HMC)

More and more people are talking about Honda Motor over the last few weeks. Is it worth buying the Auto Manufacturers stock at a price of $34.91? Only time will tell. The information below will give you a basic idea of what this investment may entail:

  • Honda Motor has moved 38.1% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 32.9%

  • HMC has an average analyst rating of buy and is -9.46% away from its mean target price of $38.55 per share

  • Its trailing earnings per share (EPS) is $3.87

  • Honda Motor has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.0 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • Its forward earnings per share (EPS) is $3.07 and its forward P/E ratio is 11.4

  • The company has a Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 0.01 in contrast to the S&P 500's average ratio of 2.95

  • Honda Motor is part of the Consumer Discretionary sector, which has an average P/E ratio of 22.96 and an average P/B of 4.24

  • HMC has reported YOY quarterly earnings growth of 8.1% and gross profit margins of 0.2%

  • The company has a free cash flow of $1.41 Trillion, which refers to the total sum of all its inflows and outflows of cash over the last quarter

  • Honda Motor Co., Ltd. develops, manufactures, and distributes motorcycles, automobiles, power, and other products in Japan, North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. It operates through four segments: Motorcycle Business, Automobile Business, Financial Services Business, and Power Product and Other Businesses.

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