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HWKN
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USD 38.69  0.17  0.44%   

Market Performance
8 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 12
Hawkins is selling for 38.69 as of the 7th of October 2022. This is a -0.44 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 38.86. Hawkins has less than a 12 % chance of experiencing some financial distress in the next two years of operation, but did not have a good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Hawkins are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 9th of July 2022 and ending today, the 7th of October 2022. Click here to learn more.
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. The company has 21.11 M outstanding shares of which 229.85 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 4.09 trading days to cover. More on Hawkins

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Hawkins Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. Hawkins' investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding Hawkins or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
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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CEO and President and DirectorPatrick Hawkins
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Hawkins report their recommendations after researching Hawkins' financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Hawkins' conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Hawkins. The Hawkins consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Hawkins.
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Hawkins' available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
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Hawkins (HWKN) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 807 people. The company currently falls under 'Small-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 823.18 M. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Hawkins's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Hawkins's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Hawkins conducts business under Basic Materials sector and is part of Specialty Chemicals industry. The entity has 21.11 M outstanding shares of which 229.85 K shares are currently shorted by private and institutional investors with about 4.09 trading days to cover. Hawkins currently holds about 3.5 M in cash with 42.84 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 0.17.
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Ownership
Hawkins has a total of twenty-one million one hundred ten thousand outstanding shares. Over half of Hawkins outstanding shares are owned by outside corporations. These outside corporations are typically referred to corporate investors that purchase positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Hawkins. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Hawkins as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company holds, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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Hawkins Stock Price Odds Analysis

Proceeding from a normal probability distribution, the odds of Hawkins jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 51.85%. The Hawkins probability density function shows the probability of Hawkins stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Hawkins has a beta of 0.9213. This usually indicates Hawkins market returns are very sensitive to returns on the market. As the market goes up or down, Hawkins is expected to follow. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.2625, implying that it can generate a 0.26 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 38.69HorizonTargetOdds Above 38.69
47.97%90 days
 38.69 
51.85%
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Hawkins to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 51.85 (This Hawkins probability density function shows the probability of Hawkins Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Hawkins Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Hawkins that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Hawkins' outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Hawkins' value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares3.4 M122.7 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares1.5 M52.5 M
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Hawkins Risk Profiles

Investors will always prefer to have the highest possible return on investment while minimizing volatility. Hawkins market risk premium is the additional return an investor will receive from holding Hawkins long position in a well-diversified portfolio. The market premium is part of the Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), which most analysts and investors use to calculate the acceptable rate of return on investment in Hawkins. At the center of the CAPM is the concept of risk and reward, which is usually communicated by investors using alpha and beta measures. Although Hawkins' alpha and beta are two of the key measurements used to evaluate Hawkins' performance over the market, the standard measures of volatility play an important role as well.

Hawkins Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Hawkins stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Hawkins stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Hawkins is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Hawkins at a given time.

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Hawkins Corporate Directors

Hawkins corporate directors refer to members of a Hawkins board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Hawkins' affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Hawkins' board members must vote for the resolution. The Hawkins board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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Mary Schumacher - DirectorProfile
Daniel Stauber - DirectorProfile
James Faulconbridge - Independent DirectorProfile

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The danger of trading Hawkins is mainly related to its market volatility and company specific events. As an investor, you must understand the concept of risk-adjusted return before you start trading. The most common way to measure the risk of Hawkins is by using the Sharpe ratio. The ratio expresses how much excess return you acquire for the extra volatility you endure for holding a more risker asset than Hawkins. The Shape ratio is calculated by using standard deviation and excess return to determine reward per unit of risk. To understand how volatile Hawkins is, you must compare it to a benchmark. Traditionally, the risk-free rate of return is the rate of return on the shortest-dated U.S. Treasury, such as a 3-year bond.
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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.