Huntington Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 227.58  1.23  0.54%   

Considering the 90-day investment horizon and your above-average risk tolerance, our recommendation regarding Huntington Ingalls Industries is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Huntington Ingalls buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding HII positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Huntington Ingalls' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
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Strong Buy


Very steadyDetails

Hype Condition

Low keyDetails

Current Valuation

Fairly ValuedDetails

Odds of Distress

Below AverageDetails

Economic Sensitivity

Follows the market closelyDetails

Analyst Consensus


Financial Strenth (F Score)


Financial Leverage

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Reporting Quality (M-Score)

Unlikely ManipulatorDetails
For the selected time horizon Huntington Ingalls Industries has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.0897, Jensen Alpha of 0.1146, Total Risk Alpha of 0.1213, Sortino Ratio of 0.0714 and Treynor Ratio of 0.1197
Macroaxis provides investment recommendation on Huntington Ingalls to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Huntington Ingalls. Our trade recommendations engine determines the entity's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Huntington Ingalls Industries is not overpriced, please check out all Huntington Ingalls fundamentals, including its price to earning, cash per share, price to earnings to growth, as well as the relationship between the gross profit and book value per share . Given that Huntington Ingalls has a price to earning of 13.73 X, we strongly advise you to confirm Huntington Ingalls market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Huntington Ingalls Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Huntington Ingalls has a strong financial position based on the latest SEC filings
Over 93.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
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Huntington Ingalls current analysts advice

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Huntington analyst recommendations are determined by taking all analyst recommendations and averaging them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell or Sell. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Huntington analyst consensus and target price projections should be used in combination with other traditional techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Target Mean Price231.13
Target Median Price230.00
Target High Price270.00
Recommendation Mean2.80
Number Of Analyst Opinions8
Target Low Price182.00
Average Consensus Hold
The consensus estimates and target price estimation comprises individual analyst assessments, and may or may not mutch the Macroaxis buy or sell advice. It is determined by taking an average of all analyst recommendations and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, or Sell.

Huntington Ingalls Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Huntington Ingalls' historical returns is an attempt to chart the future uncertainty of Huntington Ingalls' future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Huntington Ingalls stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Huntington Ingalls Industries price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Huntington Ingalls returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Huntington Ingalls stock.
Mean Return0.11Value At Risk-2.24
Potential Upside3.20Standard Deviation1.72
   Return Density   
Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Huntington Ingalls historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Huntington Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as Huntington Ingalls is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading Huntington Ingalls Industries backward and forwards among themselves. Huntington Ingalls' institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase Huntington Ingalls' securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Cooke Bieler LpCommon Shares366.3 K79.8 M
Thompson Siegel Walmsley LlcCommon Shares353.3 K76.9 M
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings IncCommon Shares225 K49 M
Wedge Capital Management L L PCommon Shares217.3 K47.3 M
Scout Investments IncCommon Shares191.7 K41.8 M
Victory Capital Management IncCommon Shares115.6 K25.2 M
Australiansuper Pty LtdCommon Shares84.3 K18.4 M
Note, although Huntington Ingalls' institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

Huntington Ingalls Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(361 M)(402 M)(436 M)(336 M)(311 M)(335.55 M)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion205 M203 M227 M247 M293 M276.79 M
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents(19 M)(461 M)(165 M)437 M115 M124.08 M
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals3 M(87 M)(195 M)(417 M)(1.65 B)(1.69 B)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(286 M)(742 M)(262 M)(84 M)(101 M)(108.97 M)
Payment of Dividends and Other Cash Distributions(115 M)(132 M)(149 M)(172 M)(186 M)(190.89 M)
Net Cash Flow from Financing(484 M)(899 M)(434 M)103 M1.31 B1.41 B
Net Cash Flow from Investing(349 M)(476 M)(627 M)(759 M)(1.95 B)(2.01 B)
Net Cash Flow from Operations814 M914 M896 M1.09 B760 M821.63 M

Huntington Ingalls Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Huntington Ingalls or Industrials sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Huntington Ingalls stock's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Huntington stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW0.85
Overall volatility
Information ratio 0.07

Huntington Ingalls Volatility Alert

Huntington Ingalls Industries has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.11 and kurtosis of 0.92. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Huntington Ingalls Industries to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Huntington Ingalls' stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Huntington Ingalls' stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Huntington Ingalls Implied Volatility

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Huntington Ingalls Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Huntington Ingalls' fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Huntington Ingalls' direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Huntington Ingalls and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Huntington Ingalls or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Huntington Ingalls' fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Huntington Ingalls by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsHuntington IngallsPeer Average
Return On Equity22.33 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset4.58 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin5.46 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin10.21 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation11.74 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding40.06 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders2.32 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions93.11 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted926.18 K4.71 M
Price to Earning13.73 X28.72 X
Price to Book4.19 X9.51 X
Price to Sales0.93 X11.42 X
Revenue9.82 B9.43 B
Gross Profit1.37 B27.38 B
EBITDA1000 M3.9 B
Net Income536 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents330 M2.7 B
Cash per Share8.24 X5.01 X
Total Debt3.39 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity1.20 %48.70 %
Current Ratio1.15 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share54.59 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations634 M971.22 M
Short Ratio2.47 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share16.67 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.02 X4.89 X
Number of Employees44 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization9.17 B19.03 B
Total Asset6.02 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings3.25 B9.33 B
Working Capital1.01 B1.48 B
Current Asset2.28 B9.34 B
   Acquisition by Philip Bilden of 154 shares of Huntington Ingalls subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

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 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Receivables318 M397 M433 M680.68 M
Inventories136 M137 M161 M219.37 M

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Is Huntington Ingalls' industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Huntington Ingalls. If investors know Huntington will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Huntington Ingalls listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
Market Capitalization
9.1 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
Return On Assets
Return On Equity
The market value of Huntington Ingalls is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Huntington that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Huntington Ingalls' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Huntington Ingalls' true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Huntington Ingalls' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Huntington Ingalls' underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Huntington Ingalls' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Huntington Ingalls value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Huntington Ingalls' price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.