Solventum Corp (NYSE: SOLV) – Time For Strategy Change?

Solventum Corp (NYSE:SOLV) currently has a daily average trading volume of 2.74M but it saw 2792558 shares traded in last market. With a market cap of 10.78B USD, the company’s current market price of $62.44 came falling about -4.09 while comparing to the previous closing price of $65.10. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $96.05 and as low as $60.72.

Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Solventum Corp (SOLV) gives us an average price of $64.17, while its current price level is -34.99% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 2.83% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 3.81% during that period while stretching the period over a month that decreases to 3.34%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 36.48 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.

The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the BofA Securities which initiated the stock as “Neutral” in its note to investors issued on May 10, 2024, recommending a price target of $70 for it. Wells Fargo also issued its recommendations for the stock as it initiated the price target for the stock is $69.

Over the week, SOLV’s stock price is moving -6.01% down while it is 0.79% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -21.95% down and over the past year.

The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company reported quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of 2.08 beat the consensus estimate of 1.74 for the same. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $2B as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $8.09B and seeing the company making $8.11B in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $2.05B for current-quarter revenue.

Currently, Solventum Corp’s total number of outstanding shares is 172.71M. It has a 10.69 of forward P/E ratio.