NYSE:HXL - Hexcel Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$69.11 -0.23 (-0.33 %)
(As of 07/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$69.11
Today's Range$69.03 - $69.63
52-Week Range$50.50 - $73.42
Volume247,500 shs
Average Volume458,925 shs
Market Capitalization$6.20 billion
P/E Ratio25.79
Dividend Yield0.72%
Hexcel logoHexcel Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets structural materials for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial markets. The company operates in two segments, Composite Materials and Engineered Products. The Composite Materials segment manufactures and markets carbon fibers, fabrics and specialty reinforcements, prepregs and other fiber-reinforced matrix materials, structural adhesives, honeycombs, molding compounds, tooling materials, polyurethane systems, and laminates that are used in military and commercial aircraft, wind turbine blade, recreational product, and other industrial applications, as well as in cars, boats, and trains. The Engineered Products segment manufactures and markets aircraft structures and finished aircraft components, including wing to body fairings, wing panels, flight deck panels, door liners, helicopter blades, spars, and tip caps; and aircraft structural sub-components and semi-finished components for use in helicopter blades, engine nacelles, and aircraft surfaces, such as flaps, wings, elevators, and fairings. The company sells products directly through its sales personnel, as well as through independent distributors and manufacturer representatives in the Americas, Europe, the Asia Pacific, Russia, and Africa. Hexcel Corporation has a strategic alliance with Arkema to develop thermoplastic composite solutions. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Plastics materials & resins
Sub-IndustryAerospace & Defense


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.53
Current Ratio2.64
Quick Ratio1.53


Trailing P/E Ratio25.79
Forward P/E Ratio22.81
P/E Growth2.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.97 billion
Price / Sales3.13
Cash Flow$3.9001 per share
Price / Cash17.72
Book Value$16.64 per share
Price / Book4.15


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.68
Net Income$284 million
Net Margins13.81%
Return on Equity17.36%
Return on Assets9.15%


Outstanding Shares89,470,000
Market Cap$6,204.19

Hexcel (NYSE:HXL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Hexcel's stock symbol?

Hexcel trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HXL."

How often does Hexcel pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Hexcel?

Hexcel announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, May 4th will be given a dividend of $0.125 per share on Friday, May 11th. This represents a $0.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.72%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 3rd. View Hexcel's Dividend History.

How will Hexcel's stock buyback program work?

Hexcel announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Monday, May 7th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy up to 8.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Hexcel's earnings last quarter?

Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, April, 23rd. The aerospace company reported $0.68 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.01. The aerospace company earned $540.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $510.73 million. Hexcel had a net margin of 13.81% and a return on equity of 17.36%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.60 earnings per share. View Hexcel's Earnings History.

When is Hexcel's next earnings date?

Hexcel is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Hexcel.

What guidance has Hexcel issued on next quarter's earnings?

Hexcel issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 23rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $2.96-$3.10 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $3.03. The company issued revenue guidance of $2.10-$2.20 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.15 billion.

What price target have analysts set for HXL?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Hexcel's shares. Their predictions range from $54.00 to $82.00. On average, they anticipate Hexcel's stock price to reach $71.2727 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for Hexcel.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Hexcel?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Hexcel in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Hexcel stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Hexcel stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "HEXCEL CORP. is an international developer and manufacturer of lightweight, high-performance composite materials, parts and structures for use in the commercial aerospace, space and defense, recreation and general industrial markets. " (4/27/2018)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We believe visibility is increased on the 2018 outlook, but margins in the quarter reflect the investments to support the higher production rates. In terms of markets, commercial aerospace sales were up 9%, with strength from the new platforms, such as the A320neo, 737 MAX and the A350. The company also saw a >30% increase in its sales to business and regional jet customers. Sales for Space & Defense customers were up ~14%, driven by the JSF fighter and military rotorcraft. The company also saw its best quarter for commercial helicopters in over two years, with the strength partially offset by a decline in A400M sales as Airbus lowers the rate on this program. Wind and Industrial segment sales were both up 10-11%, with the transition to the new wind turbine blades expected to accelerate across 2018." (4/24/2018)

Who are some of Hexcel's key competitors?

Who are Hexcel's key executives?

Hexcel's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Nick L. Stanage, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 59)
  • Mr. Patrick Joseph Winterlich, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48)
  • Ms. Gail Eileen Lehman, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 58)
  • Mr. Robert G. Hennemuth, Exec. VP of HR & Communications (Age 62)
  • Mr. Thierry Philippe Merlot, Pres of Aerospace, Europe, Middle East & Asia Pacific (Age 58)

Has Hexcel been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about HXL stock have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Hexcel earned a news sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the aerospace company an impact score of 44.75 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are Hexcel's major shareholders?

Hexcel's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Channing Capital Management LLC (1.22%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.54%), Trinity Street Asset Management LLP (0.54%), KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.35%), ELCO Management Co. LLC (0.11%) and Fred Alger Management Inc. (0.05%). Company insiders that own Hexcel stock include David Charles Hill, Kimberly A Hendricks, Lynn Brubaker, Michael Canario, Nick L Stanage, Robert George Hennemuth, Thierry Merlot, Timothy Swords and Wayne C Pensky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Hexcel.

Which major investors are selling Hexcel stock?

HXL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fred Alger Management Inc., Channing Capital Management LLC, Bank of Montreal Can and Foundry Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Hexcel company stock in the last year include Kimberly A Hendricks, Lynn Brubaker, Nick L Stanage, Robert George Hennemuth, Thierry Merlot and Timothy Swords. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hexcel.

Which major investors are buying Hexcel stock?

HXL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Trinity Street Asset Management LLP, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Boston Advisors LLC, Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Contravisory Investment Management Inc. and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Hexcel.

How do I buy shares of Hexcel?

Shares of HXL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Hexcel's stock price today?

One share of HXL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $69.11.

How big of a company is Hexcel?

Hexcel has a market capitalization of $6.20 billion and generates $1.97 billion in revenue each year. The aerospace company earns $284 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.68 on an earnings per share basis. Hexcel employs 6,259 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Hexcel?

Hexcel's mailing address is TWO STAMFORD PLAZA 281 TRESSER BOULEVARD, STAMFORD CT, 06901. The aerospace company can be reached via phone at 203-969-0666 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Hexcel (NYSE HXL)

Community Ranking:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  398 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  291 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  689
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Hexcel and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe HXL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe HXL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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