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NYSE:GNRC

Generac - GNRC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$274.80
+8.45 (+3.17%)
(As of 08/12/2022 10:38 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$264.29
$275.76
50-Day Range
$208.60
$292.78
52-Week Range
$197.94
$524.31
Volume
20,441 shs
Average Volume
957,221 shs
Market Capitalization
$17.54 billion
P/E Ratio
35.46
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$406.85

Generac MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.86 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
50.4% Upside
$406.85 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.85% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-2.45
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.18mentions of Generac in the last 14 days
Based on 41 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.39 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
17.62%
From $11.86 to $13.95 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.73 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

102nd out of 658 stocks

Motors & Generators Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Generac (NYSE:GNRC) Stock

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment, energy storage systems, and other power products for the residential, and light commercial and industrial markets worldwide. The company offers engines, alternators, batteries, electronic controls, steel enclosures, and other components. It also provides residential automatic standby generators ranging in output from 7.5kW to 150kW; air-cooled engine residential standby generators ranging from 7.5kW to 26kW; liquid-cooled engine generators with outputs ranging from 22kW to 150kW; and Mobile Link, a remote monitoring system for home standby generators. In addition, the company offers various portable generators ranging in size from 800W to 17.5kW; outdoor power equipment, such as trimmers, field and brush mowers, log splitters, stump grinders, chipper shredders, lawn and leaf vacuums, pressure washers, and water pumps; and clean energy solution under the PWRcell and PWRview brands. Further, it provides light towers, mobile generators, and mobile energy storage systems; commercial mobile pumps and dust-suppression equipment; various gaseous-engine control systems and accessories; light-commercial standby generators ranging from 22kW to 150kW and related transfer switches providing three-phase power for small and mid-sized businesses; and industrial generators ranging in output from 10kW to 3,250kW used as emergency backup for healthcare, telecom, datacom, commercial office, retail, municipal, and manufacturing markets. Additionally, the company sells aftermarket service parts and product accessories to dealers. It distributes its products through independent residential dealers, industrial distributors and dealers, national and regional retailers, e-commerce partners, electrical, HVAC and solar wholesalers, catalogs, equipment rental companies and distributors, and solar installers; and directly to end users. The company was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

GNRC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Roth Capital cut their target price on Generac from $555.00 to $320.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th. Canaccord Genuity Group cut their target price on Generac from $556.00 to $485.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, May 5th. Robert W. Baird upped their target price on Generac from $250.00 to $275.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 4th. KeyCorp cut their target price on Generac from $350.00 to $325.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, Guggenheim cut their target price on Generac from $561.00 to $455.00 and set a "buy" rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, July 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and twenty have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and a consensus price target of $414.86.

Generac Stock Up 2.6 %

Shares of GNRC traded up $6.71 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $266.35. 1,127,186 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 970,995. Generac has a 1 year low of $197.94 and a 1 year high of $524.31. The firm's fifty day moving average is $239.27 and its 200-day moving average is $261.89. The company has a current ratio of 2.13, a quick ratio of 1.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market capitalization of $17.00 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 34.37, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.06 and a beta of 1.28.

Generac (NYSE:GNRC - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The technology company reported $2.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.65 by $0.34. Generac had a return on equity of 29.42% and a net margin of 12.28%. The firm had revenue of $1.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.26 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $2.39 EPS. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 40.3% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, sell-side analysts anticipate that Generac will post 11.86 earnings per share for the current year.

Insider Activity

In related news, CEO Aaron Jagdfeld sold 5,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, August 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $264.96, for a total value of $1,324,800.00. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 610,975 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $161,883,936. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 2.80% of the company's stock.

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GNRC Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Motors & generators
Sub-Industry
Electrical Components & Equipment
CUSIP
36873610
Employees
9,540
Year Founded
1959

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$406.85
High Stock Price Forecast
$556.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$275.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+48.1%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.86
Research Coverage
21 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$533.39 million
Pretax Margin
15.35%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.74 billion
Cash Flow
$11.97 per share
Book Value
$37.91 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
62,043,000
Market Cap
$17.54 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.28

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GNRC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Generac stock right now?

21 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Generac in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 19 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" GNRC shares.
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What is Generac's stock price forecast for 2022?

21 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Generac's shares. Their GNRC share price forecasts range from $275.00 to $556.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $406.85 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 52.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have GNRC shares performed in 2022?

Generac's stock was trading at $351.92 at the start of the year. Since then, GNRC stock has decreased by 24.3% and is now trading at $266.35.
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Are investors shorting Generac?

Generac saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 5,490,000 shares, an increase of 22.8% from the June 15th total of 4,470,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,110,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.9 days. Approximately 8.7% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Generac's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were Generac's earnings last quarter?

Generac Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GNRC) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The technology company reported $2.99 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.65 by $0.34. The technology company had revenue of $1.29 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.26 billion. Generac had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 29.42% and a net margin of 12.28%. The firm's revenue was up 40.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.39 earnings per share.
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What guidance has Generac issued on next quarter's earnings?

Generac updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided EPS guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $5.08 billion-$5.23 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $5.17 billion.

What is Aaron Jagdfeld's approval rating as Generac's CEO?

214 employees have rated Generac Chief Executive Officer Aaron Jagdfeld on Glassdoor.com. Aaron Jagdfeld has an approval rating of 60% among the company's employees. This puts Aaron Jagdfeld in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Generac own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Generac investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), PayPal (PYPL), Tesla (TSLA), Visa (V), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Salesforce (CRM), Cisco Systems (CSCO), DocuSign (DOCU) and Adobe (ADBE).

What is Generac's stock symbol?

Generac trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GNRC."

Who are Generac's major shareholders?

Generac's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.00%), Pictet Asset Management SA (0.95%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.94%), Baird Financial Group Inc. (0.87%), abrdn plc (0.84%) and Congress Asset Management Co. MA (0.82%). Insiders that own company stock include Aaron Jagdfeld, Erik Wilde, Patrick John Forsythe, Rajendra Kumar Kanuru, Russell S Minick and York A Ragen.
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How do I buy shares of Generac?

Shares of GNRC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Generac's stock price today?

One share of GNRC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $266.35.

How much money does Generac make?

Generac (NYSE:GNRC) has a market capitalization of $17.00 billion and generates $3.74 billion in revenue each year. The technology company earns $533.39 million in net income (profit) each year or $7.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Generac have?

The company employs 9,540 workers across the globe.

Does Generac have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Generac: CHP Holdings Inc., Captiva Energy Solutions Private Limited, Country Home Products Inc., ENBALA Power Networks, GPR Brasil Equipamentos Ltda, Generac Acquisition Corp., Generac Colombia S.A.S., Generac Global UK Limited, Generac Holdings Italy S.r.l., Generac Holdings UK Ltd, Generac Mexico S.A. de C.V., Generac Mobile Products LLC, Generac Mobile Products S.r.l, Generac Mobile Products UK Ltd., Generac Power Systems Inc., Generac do Brasil Ltda, MAC Holdings LLC, MAC Inc., Motortech Americas LLC, Motortech GmbH, Motortech Polska Sp. Z.o.o., Motortech Shanghai Co. Ltd., Neurio Technology ULC, Operadora Selmec S.A. de C.V., Ottomotores Nominees Ltd., Ottomotores S.A de C.V., PR Australia PTY Ltd, PR Industrial S.r.l., PR Middle East Fze, PR-NA Industries Inc., Pika Energy Inc., Powermate LLC, Pramac Asia PTE Ltd, Pramac Caribe Srl, Pramac Europe SAS, Pramac Fu Lee Foshan Power Equipment Ltd, Pramac GmbH, Pramac Iberica S.A.U., Pramac RUS Ltd, Pramac Racing Limited, Pramac Sp. Z.o.o., Pramac UK Limited, Route 22A & 1 Main LLC, SC Pramac Generators S.r.l., Selmec Equipos Industriales S.A. de C.V., Selmec Industrial Equipment, Services & Gestion France Sarl, Servicios Administrativos Selmec S.A. de C.V., Suzhou Generac Power Systems Co. Ltd, Tower Light, and Warehouse Development Group LLC.
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When was Generac founded?

Generac was founded in 1959.

How can I contact Generac?

Generac's mailing address is S45 W29290 HIGHWAY 59, WAUKESHA WI, 53189. The official website for the company is www.generac.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (262) 544-4811, via email at investorrelations@generac.com, or via fax at 302-636-5454.

This page (NYSE:GNRC) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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