Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) is at least 35.94% than its current record low price of $21.58. There was a 13.59% gain on 6/19/2019 that led the price to move at $29.33. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $28.8331 and $29.8. This company shares are 3.89% off its target price of $30.47 and the current market capitalization stands at $6.91B. The recent change has given its price a 12.79% lead over SMA 50 and -5.42% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 18.51% gains, 14.48% gains and 34.66% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found AXTA’s volatility during a week at 1.92% and during a month it has been found around 1.87%.
What Does Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA) Do?
The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. engages in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of coatings systems. It operates through the Performance Coatings and Transportation Coatings business segments. The Performance Coatings segment provides liquid and powder coatings solutions to a fragmented and local customer base. The Transportation Coatings segment offers advanced coatings technologies to original equipment manufacturers of light and commercial vehicles. The company was founded on 1866 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.” [Text can be found here: https://www.marketwatch.com/investing/stock/AXTA/profile under company description.]Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $6.04 billion or 0% in AXTA stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Berkshire Hathaway Inc owns $626.5 million in Axalta Coating Systems Ltd., which represents roughly 9.07% of the company’s market cap and approximately 10.37% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 20,260,534 shares of the stock are valued at $523.13 million. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which currently holds $281.24 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 4.07% of its market capitalization.
At the end of March reporting period, 186 institutional holders increased their position in Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) by some 15,770,850 shares, 139 decreased positions by 25,935,875 and 40 held positions by 192,333,978. That puts total institutional holdings at 234,040,703 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 49 new institutional investments totaling 3,037,769 shares while 27 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 2,297,687 shares.Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director SHAVER CHARLES W has sold 500,000 shares of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA) in the trading session dated Jun. 05, 2019. These shares are worth $12,620,000 and were traded at $25.24 each. The SEC filing shows that Kramvis Andreas performed a sale of 55,048 shares. The Director disposed these shares by way of transaction on Apr. 18, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $28.11 per share worth to an income of some $1,547,399 to the account of Kramvis Andreas.
Director, SHAVER CHARLES W, sold 309,820 common shares of Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA) in the open market. In a transaction dated Apr. 01, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $25.52, raking in a sum of $7,906,606. After this sale, 242,369 common shares of AXTA are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $7,108,683.
In the transaction dated Mar. 05, 2019, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Director; SHAVER CHARLES W disposed a total of 500,000 shares at an average price of $26.71, amounting to approximately $13,355,000. The insider now directly owns 242,369 shares worth $7,108,683.Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA) Analyst Guide
Several analysts have released their opinion on Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (NYSE:AXTA), with 5 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 7 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.12 average brokerage recommendation [T1].