Hawkins Stock Performance

HWKN
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USD 37.51  1.18  3.05%   

Hawkins has a performance score of 6 on a scale of 0 to 100. The company retains a Market Volatility (i.e., Beta) of 0.9213, which attests to possible diversification benefits within a given portfolio. Let's try to break down what Hawkins's beta means in this case. Hawkins returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Hawkins is expected to follow. Although it is important to respect Hawkins current price history, it is better to be realistic regarding the information on the equity's current price movements. The philosophy towards determining future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By evaluating Hawkins technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.17% will be sustainable into the future. Hawkins right now retains a risk of 1.96%. Please check out Hawkins downside variance, as well as the relationship between the accumulation distribution and market facilitation index to decide if Hawkins will be following its current trending patterns.
  
Hawkins Performance
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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Hawkins are ranked lower than 6 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. Despite quite conflicting forward-looking signals, Hawkins may actually be approaching a critical reversion point that can send shares even higher in November 2022. ...more

Hawkins Price Channel

Quick Ratio1.25
Fifty Two Week Low32.77
Target High Price52.00
Fifty Two Week High48.12
Payout Ratio21.41%
Trailing Annual Dividend Yield1.21%
Target Low Price52.00

Hawkins Relative Risk vs. Return Landscape

If you would invest  3,433  in Hawkins on July 9, 2022 and sell it today you would earn a total of  340.00  from holding Hawkins or generate 9.9% return on investment over 90 days. Hawkins is currently generating 0.1666% in daily expected returns and assumes 1.9634% risk (volatility on return distribution) over the 90 days horizon. In different words, 17% of stocks are less volatile than Hawkins, and 97% of all traded equity instruments are projected to make higher returns than the company over the 90 days investment horizon.
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Given the investment horizon of 90 days Hawkins is expected to generate 1.55 times more return on investment than the market. However, the company is 1.55 times more volatile than its market benchmark. It trades about 0.08 of its potential returns per unit of risk. The DOW is currently generating roughly -0.07 per unit of risk.

Hawkins Market Risk Analysis

Today, many novice investors tend to focus exclusively on investment returns with little concern for Hawkins' investment risk. Standard deviation is the most common way to measure market volatility of stocks, such as Hawkins, and traders can use it to determine the average amount a Hawkins' price has deviated from the expected return over a period of time. It is calculated by determining the expected price for the established period and then subtracting this figure from each price point. The differences are then squared, summed, and averaged to produce the variance.

Sharpe Ratio = 0.0849

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Based on monthly moving average Hawkins is performing at about 6% of its full potential. If added to a well diversified portfolio the total return can be enhanced and market risk can be reduced. You can increase risk-adjusted return of Hawkins by adding it to a well-diversified portfolio.

About Hawkins Performance

To evaluate Hawkins Stock as a possible investment, you need to clearly understand its upside potential, downside risk, and overall future performance outlook. You may be satisfied when Hawkins generates a 15% return over the last few months, but what if the market is generating 25% over the same period? In this case, it makes sense to compare Hawkins Stock's performance with different market indexes, such as the Dow or NASDAQ Composite. These indexes can act as benchmarks that will help you to understand Hawkins market performance in a much more refined way. The Macroaxis performance score is an integer between 0 and 100 that represents Hawkins's market performance from a risk-adjusted return perspective. Generally speaking, the higher the score, the better is overall performance as compared to other investors. The score is normalized against the average investing universe (the best we can interpret from the data available). Within this methodology, scores of individual equity instruments will always be inferior to the scores of portfolios of equities as portfolios typically diversify a lot of unsystematic risks away. The formula to derive the Macroaxis score bases on multiple unequally-weighted factors. For more information, refer to our portfolio performance evaluation section.
Please also refer to our technical analysis and fundamental analysis pages.
Hawkins, Inc. blends, manufactures, and distributes chemicals and other specialty ingredients in the United States and internationally. The company was founded in 1938 and is headquartered in Roseville, Minnesota. Hawkins operates under Specialty Chemicals classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. It employs 807 people.

Things to note about Hawkins

Checking the ongoing alerts about Hawkins for important developments is a great way to find new opportunities for your next move. Stock alerts and notifications screener for Hawkins help investors to be notified of important events, changes in technical or fundamental conditions, and significant headlines that can affect investment decisions.

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About 68.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
On 2nd of September 2022 Hawkins paid $ 0.14 per share dividend to its current shareholders
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Is Hawkins' 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 Hawkins. If investors know Hawkins 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 Hawkins listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
The market value of Hawkins is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Hawkins that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Hawkins' value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Hawkins' 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 Hawkins' market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Hawkins' 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 Hawkins' value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Hawkins value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Hawkins' 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.