Examining the Potential Price Growth of Xylem Inc. (XYL)


In a filing, Xylem Inc. revealed its President & CEO Decker Patrick unloaded Company’s shares for reported $11.12 million on Jul 03. In the deal valued at $111.62 per share,99,649 shares were sold. As a result of this transaction, Decker Patrick now holds 287,564 shares worth roughly $ 27.46 million.

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Then, Decker Patrick sold 56,298 shares, generating $5,527,837 in total proceeds. Upon selling the shares at $98.19, the President & CEO now owns 287,564 shares.

Before that, Yarkadas Hayati sold 15,942 shares. Xylem Inc. shares valued at $1,601,009 were divested by the SVP & President, EU, WI & GLS at a price of $100.43 per share. As a result of the transaction, Yarkadas Hayati now holds 12,146 shares, worth roughly $1.16 million.

Seaport Research Partners initiated its Xylem Inc. [XYL] rating to a Neutral in a research note published on Monday.

Price Performance Review of XYL

On Monday, Xylem Inc. [NYSE:XYL] saw its stock fall -0.07% to $95.48. On the same session, the stock had its day’s lowest price of $94.92, but rose to a high of $96.47. Over the last five days, the stock has lost -1.22%. Xylem Inc. shares have fallen nearly -13.65% since the year began. Nevertheless, the stocks have risen 1.27% over the past one year. While a 52-week high of $118.58 was reached on 01/13/23, a 52-week low of $84.15 was recorded on 03/17/23. SMA at 50 days reached $104.66, while 200 days put it at $105.77. A total of 1.84 million shares were traded, compared to the trading of 1.91 million shares in the previous session.

Levels Of Support And Resistance For XYL Stock

The 24-hour chart illustrates a support level at 94.78, which if violated will result in even more drops to 94.07. On the upside, there is a resistance level at 96.33. A further resistance level may holdings at 97.17. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the 14-day chart is 33.41, which indicates neutral technical sentiment, while the Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) stands at -2.36, which suggests price will go down in the next trading period. Percent R suggests that price movement has been bearish at 87.51%. Stochastics %K at 15.52% indicates the stock is a buying.

How much short interest is there in Xylem Inc.?

A steep rise in short interest was recorded in Xylem Inc. stocks on Aug 30, 2023, growing by 10000.0 shares to a total of 4.03 million shares. Yahoo Finance data shows the prior-month short interest on Jul 30, 2023 was 4.02 million shares. There was a rise of 0.25%, which implies that there is a positive sentiment for the stock. In spite of short shares comprising just 2.03% of the overall stock float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) rose to 2.97.

Xylem Inc. [XYL] – Who Are The Largest Shareholders?

In filings from The Vanguard Group, Inc., it is revealed that the company now owns 26,869,008 shares, or roughly 11.16% of the outstanding XYL shares. In other words, the investor’s shares have risen by 6,506,957 from its previous 13-F filing of 20362051.0. Additionally, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased 27.01% of its stake after which the total value it holdings stand at $1,304,030,803, while SSgA Funds Management, Inc. added 28.30% of its stake to hold $1.02 billion in the firm. Over the last quarter, Aristotle Capital Management LLC sold -300,526 shares of Xylem Inc., while Pictet Asset Management SA sold 1,626,041 shares. At present, Geode Capital Management LLC is holding 5,021,113 shares valued at $519.89 million. BlackRock Investment Management owned 4,710,860 shares of the company at the time of its most recent 13F filing, worth $487.76 million.

According to FactSet, Xylem Inc.’s share price will average $121.64 in the next year, based on opinions of analysts polled by the firm. This is up nearly 30.82 percent from its previous closing price of $95.55. Analysts expect Xylem Inc. stock to reach the higher price of $135.00, while the lowest price estimate is $97.00. However, 18 analysts have rated XYL stock as an Overweight in their predictions for 2023.


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