Huntington Ingalls Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

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USD 224.90  1.96  0.86%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Huntington Ingalls is Hold with 5 hold recommendations. The current projected Huntington Ingalls target price consensus is 213.4 with 5 analyst opinions. One of the most common ways Huntington Ingalls analysts use to provide buy-or-sell recommendation to the public are conference calls analysis and financial statements evaluations. Some experts can also talk to Huntington Ingalls vendors, executives, and/or customers. Note, the total number of analysts currently providing their opinion is not significant to determine adequate consensus on Huntington Ingalls. We strongly encourage you to use your own analysis of Huntington Ingalls to validate this buy or sell advice. Huntington Ingalls recommendation module provides expert sentiment on the projected Huntington Ingalls target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on target price standard deviation of 9.633. Please check Macroaxis Advice on Huntington Ingalls to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  

Huntington Ingalls Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Huntington target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysts performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Huntington target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, investor sentiment analysis, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions5
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Hold
Most Huntington analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Huntington stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Huntington Ingalls, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Huntington Ingalls Target Price Projection

Huntington Ingalls' current and average target prices are 224.90 and 213.40, respectively. The current price of Huntington Ingalls is the price at which Huntington Ingalls Industries is currently trading. On the other hand, Huntington Ingalls' target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Huntington Ingalls Market Quote on 27th of September 2022

Low Price224.47Odds
High Price229.66Odds

224.9

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Huntington Ingalls Target Price

Low Estimate200.0Odds
High Estimate225.0Odds
Number of Analysts5
Standard Deviation9.633

213.4

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Huntington Ingalls Industries and the information provided on this page.

Huntington Ingalls Analyst Ratings

Huntington Ingalls' analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Huntington Ingalls stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Huntington Ingalls' financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Huntington Ingalls' historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Huntington Ingalls Target Price Projections

Huntington Ingalls's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Huntington Ingalls and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Huntington depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Huntington Ingalls Industries including analysis of its current option contracts.
Huntington Ingalls' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-10-21 are carrying combined implied volatility of 30.85 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.14 over 64 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-10-21. The current put volume is at 19, with calls trading at the volume of 16. This yields a 1.19 put-to-call volume ratio. The Huntington Ingalls option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Huntington Ingalls Industries option contracts. It shows all of Huntington Ingalls' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-10-21 Option Contracts

Huntington Ingalls option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Huntington Ingalls' lending market. For example, when Huntington Ingalls' puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Huntington Ingalls, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Huntington Ingalls stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Huntington Ingalls' distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Huntington Ingalls' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Huntington Ingalls' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Huntington Ingalls Maximum Pain Price across 2022-10-21 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Huntington Ingalls close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Huntington Ingalls' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Huntington Ingalls common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Huntington stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Huntington Ingalls' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please check Macroaxis Advice on Huntington Ingalls to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Huntington Ingalls In The Money Call Balance

When Huntington Ingalls' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Huntington Ingalls Industries stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Huntington Ingalls' options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on Huntington Ingalls Industries are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Huntington Current Options Market Mood

Huntington Ingalls' open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Huntington Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Huntington Ingalls' calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Huntington Ingalls' option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Huntington Ingalls' option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Huntington Ingalls Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Huntington Ingalls is a key component of Huntington Ingalls valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Huntington Ingalls.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Huntington Ingalls' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Huntington Ingalls in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
226.10227.55229.00
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
204.80239.23240.68
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
230.53231.98233.42
Details
Bollinger
Band Projection (param)
LowerMiddle BandUpper
224.14230.55233.76
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Huntington Ingalls. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Huntington Ingalls' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Huntington Ingalls' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Huntington Ingalls.

Additional Huntington Ingalls Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Huntington Ingalls is a key component of Huntington Ingalls valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Huntington Ingalls.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Huntington Ingalls' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Huntington Ingalls in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
226.10227.55229.00
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
204.80239.23240.68
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
230.53231.98233.42
Details
Bollinger
Band Projection (param)
LowerMiddle BandUpper
224.14230.55233.76
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Huntington Ingalls. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Huntington Ingalls' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Huntington Ingalls' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Huntington Ingalls.

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The data published in Huntington Ingalls' official financial statements usually reflect Huntington Ingalls' business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Huntington Ingalls. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Huntington accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Huntington Ingalls' liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Industrials space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Huntington Ingalls' financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Huntington Ingalls' management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Huntington Ingalls' accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Huntington Ingalls Industries. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Huntington Ingalls' management to manipulate its earnings.