Current Market Buzz: Stillwater Mining Company (SWC), United States Steel Corp. (X)

20 April, 2017, 11:27 | Author: Leticia Walters
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Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) now has a 6 month price index of 1.38850. 20,788,669 shares of the company's stock traded hands.

"Sibanye management and board has determined that a US$1 billion equity capital raise, through the rights offer, is optimal given current market conditions", it said in a statement. The RSI oscillates between zero and 100.

RSI ( Relative Strength Index) highlights overbought (over 70) and oversold (under 30) areas. The Return on Investment (ROI) ratio of Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) is 1.7 percent.

03/10/2014 - Stillwater Mining Company was upgraded to "neutral" by analysts at Ned Davis Research. The shares are at this time trading 3.80% more than its SMA 50 and 18.89% top of its SMA 200.

Another critical number in evaluating a stock is P/E or the price to earnings ratio. They now have a Dollars 16 price target on the stock.

The objective of a stock price analysis is to study the behaviour of stock prices. Looking at the stock's movement on the chart, Stillwater Mining Company recorded a 52-week high of $17.54. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. The Company owns the Marathon PGM-copper deposit in Ontario, Canada, and the Altar porphyry copper-gold deposit located in the San Juan province of Argentina. EPS is typically considered to be the most important variable in determining a share's price. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.04 earnings per share. The mining company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.02.

The company is expected to report earnings of $0.11 a share for the next quarter. TheStreet downgraded shares of Stillwater Mining Company from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income. Currently, Stillwater Mining Company NYSE:SWC has an FCF score of -0.747895. The business had revenue of $215.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $193.74 million. The company reported revenue of $0 in the same period past year.

According to Finviz reported data, The SMA20 of the stock is at 2.85 percent, SMA50 is 3.77 percent, while SMA200 is 19.02 percent.

Stock is now moving with a positive distance from the 200 day simple moving average of approximately 18.89%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 10.92% which means the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price. There are advantages to using a moving average in your trading, as well options on what type of moving average to use. Simple moving average analysis helps investors to quickly identify if a security is in an uptrend or downtrend. Look at the direction of the moving average to get a basic idea of which way the price is moving. The stock stands almost -0.11% off versus the 52-week high and 98.12% away from the 52-week low. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $17.85, up from yesterday's close by 3.60%. Stillwater Mining Company has a 52-week low of 9.02 and a 52-week high of 17.54. The recommendation scale measures the value from 1 to 5, where 1 means "Strong Buy" and 5 stands for "Sell". This rating was issued on 12/13/16.

12/11/2015 - Stillwater Mining Company was downgraded to " by analysts at CIBC. Examples of analysis performed within this article are only examples.

Zackspresents analysts with an ABR (Average Broker Rating), based on the sell-side recommendations.

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