Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) went up by 1.12% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $135.55. The company’s stock price has collected 8.41% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/02/20 that Entergy Texas, Inc. Announces Redemption of First Mortgage Bonds, 5.625% Series due June 1, 2064
Is It Worth Investing in Entergy Corporation (NYSE :ETR) Right Now?
Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 17.11 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ETR is at 0.50. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for Entergy Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $115.38, which is $8.88 above the current price. ETR currently public float of 199.68M and currently shorts hold a 1.12% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ETR was 1.11M shares.
ETR’s Market Performance
ETR stocks went up by 8.41% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.95% and a quarterly performance of 9.35%, while its annual performance rate touched -11.75%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.84% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.45% for Entergy Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 7.79% for ETR stocks with a simple moving average of -0.58% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of ETR
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ETR stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for ETR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for ETR in the upcoming period, according to UBS is $125 based on the research report published on June 05th of the current year 2020.
BMO Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ETR reach a price target of $107, previously predicting the price at $115. The rating they have provided for ETR stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on May 21st, 2020.
Seaport Global Securities gave a rating of “Buy” to ETR, setting the target price at $108 in the report published on May 20th of the current year.
ETR Trading at 5.43% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought ETR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -22.68% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.45%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.84%, as shares surge +7.06% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +2.09% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, ETR rose by +8.41%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -12.41% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $97.58. In addition, Entergy Corporation saw -12.51% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ETR starting from HERMAN ALEXIS M, who sale 196 shares at the price of $98.30 back on Sep 09. After this action, HERMAN ALEXIS M now owns 5,914 shares of Entergy Corporation, valued at $19,267 using the latest closing price.
HERMAN ALEXIS M, the Director of Entergy Corporation, sale 189 shares at $104.22 during a trade that took place back on Jul 31, which means that HERMAN ALEXIS M is holding 5,910 shares at $19,698 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for ETR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +16.43 for the present operating margin
- +22.16 for the gross margin
The net margin for Entergy Corporation stands at +11.68. The total capital return value is set at 6.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.81. Equity return is now at value 12.00, with 2.40 for asset returns.
Based on Entergy Corporation (ETR), the company’s capital structure generated 192.66 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 65.83. Total debt to assets is 38.90, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 169.35. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 56.65.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 990.62M with total debt to EBITDA at 5.03. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.04, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.46. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.27 and the total asset turnover is 0.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.51.