HCP, Inc. (HCP)

43.62 0.76%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward P/S ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. HCP quarterly revenue growth was 56.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (15.95% and 11.51%, respectively). See HCP revenue growth chart.
  2. HCP average analyst rating is Buy. See HCP analyst rating chart.
  3. HCP average analyst price target ($45.27) is above its current price ($36.61). See HCP price target chart.

Cons

  1. HCP profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -7.66 percentage points. See HCP profitability chart.
  2. HCP Price/Sales ratio is 20.21, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See HCP forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  3. HCP short share of float is 28.24%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See HCP short share of float chart.
  4. HCP short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 7.5. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See HCP short interest ratio chart.