GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF)went up by 0.89% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $19.34 and move down -41.79%, while EAF stocks collected +8.00% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 07/31/19 that GrafTech Reports Second Quarter 2019 Results
GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) Worth an Investment?
GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE: EAF) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 4.83 times of increase in earnings at the present.
EAF Market Performance
EAF stocks went up by 8.00% for the week, with the monthly jump of 25.95% and a quarterly performance of 30.15%, while its annual performance rate touched -16.84%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 13.58% for EAF stocks with the simple moving average of 11.13% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for EAF stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for EAF shares by setting it to “Neutral”. The predicted price for EAF socks in the upcoming period according to Citigroup is $12 based on the research report published on July 25, 2019.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see EAF stock at the price of $12. The rating they have provided for EAF stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on April 22, 2019.
RBC Capital Mkts gave “Outperform” rating to EAF stocks, setting the target price at $23 in the report published on May 14, 2018.
EAF Stocks 18.70% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought EAF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, GrafTech International Ltd. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -29.49% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 3.74%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.34%, while the shares surge at the distance of +22.99% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +18.71% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, EAF went up by +8.00%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -5.67% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $12.14. In addition, GrafTech International Ltd. saw 19.23% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
EAF Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at +59.61 for the present operating margin and +62.73 for gross margin. The net margin for GrafTech International Ltd. stands at +45.04. Total capital return value is set at 111.22, while invested capital returns managed to touch 89.43. Equity return holds the value -88.80%, with 52.50% for asset returns.
EBITDA value lies at +284.68 M with total debt to EBITDA carrying the value of 1.80. The value for Enterprise to Sales is 3.04 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.39. The receivables turnover for GrafTech International Ltd. is 9.41 with the total asset turnover at the value of 1.40. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.95.