Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXL) Expected to Earn Q4 2025 Earnings of $0.79 Per Share

Hexcel Co. (NYSE:HXLFree Report) – Equities research analysts at Zacks Research upped their Q4 2025 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for Hexcel in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, June 12th. Zacks Research analyst R. Department now anticipates that the aerospace company will earn $0.79 per share for the quarter, up from their previous estimate of $0.78. The consensus estimate for Hexcel’s current full-year earnings is $2.21 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for Hexcel’s FY2026 earnings at $3.35 EPS.

Hexcel (NYSE:HXLGet Free Report) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 23rd. The aerospace company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.44. The company had revenue of $472.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $468.93 million. Hexcel had a return on equity of 8.97% and a net margin of 5.52%. The firm’s revenue was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.50 earnings per share.

Several other research analysts have also recently issued reports on the company. BMO Capital Markets upped their price target on Hexcel from $69.00 to $73.00 and gave the company a “market perform” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Wells Fargo & Company upgraded shares of Hexcel from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $81.00 to $95.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Truist Financial lowered their price objective on shares of Hexcel from $96.00 to $90.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, April 19th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $76.00 price objective on shares of Hexcel in a research report on Friday. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group lifted their price objective on shares of Hexcel from $69.00 to $78.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, April 16th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $77.29.

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Hexcel Price Performance

NYSE HXL opened at $62.25 on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.17 billion, a P/E ratio of 53.21, a P/E/G ratio of 1.22 and a beta of 1.31. Hexcel has a 1 year low of $58.81 and a 1 year high of $79.08. The business’s fifty day moving average is $67.52 and its two-hundred day moving average is $70.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a quick ratio of 1.51 and a current ratio of 2.74.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Hexcel

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of HXL. Cetera Trust Company N.A bought a new stake in Hexcel in the fourth quarter worth $30,000. Fidelis Capital Partners LLC acquired a new position in Hexcel during the 1st quarter worth $36,000. Principal Securities Inc. acquired a new position in Hexcel during the 4th quarter worth $51,000. GAMMA Investing LLC acquired a new position in Hexcel during the 4th quarter worth $53,000. Finally, Centerpoint Advisors LLC lifted its position in Hexcel by 44.6% during the 1st quarter. Centerpoint Advisors LLC now owns 723 shares of the aerospace company’s stock worth $53,000 after acquiring an additional 223 shares during the last quarter. 95.47% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Insider Activity

In related news, Director Catherine A. Suever purchased 400 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 3rd. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $68.33 per share, for a total transaction of $27,332.00. Following the acquisition, the director now directly owns 15,748 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,076,060.84. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. In other Hexcel news, Director Catherine A. Suever acquired 400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 3rd. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $68.33 per share, for a total transaction of $27,332.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now owns 15,748 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,076,060.84. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, CEO Nick L. Stanage acquired 15,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, April 26th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $64.29 per share, with a total value of $964,350.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 392,446 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $25,230,353.34. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 43,400 shares of company stock worth $2,820,322 in the last ninety days. Corporate insiders own 1.39% of the company’s stock.

Hexcel Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 3rd were issued a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, May 2nd. Hexcel’s dividend payout ratio is currently 51.28%.

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Hexcel Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets carbon fibers, structural reinforcements, honeycomb structures, resins, and composite materials and parts for use in commercial aerospace, space and defense, and industrial applications. It operates through two segments, Composite Materials and Engineered Products.

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