Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) went up by 1.33% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $19.00. The company’s stock price has collected 4.89% of gains in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 02/16/21 that Iron Ore’s Rally Shields BHP From Pain of China Trade Dispute
Is It Worth Investing in Vale S.A. (NYSE :VALE) Right Now?
Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 32.77 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for VALE is at 1.13. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 19 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for Vale S.A. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $21.14, which is $2.32 above the current price. VALE currently public float of 4.21B and currently shorts hold a 1.99% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of VALE was 30.42M shares.
VALE’s Market Performance
VALE stocks went up by 4.89% for the week, with a monthly jump of 4.41% and a quarterly performance of 45.06%, while its annual performance rate touched 56.41%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.40% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.86% for Vale S.A.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.03% for VALE stocks with a simple moving average of 45.48% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of VALE
UBS gave a rating of “Buy” to VALE, setting the target price at $12 in the report published on June 03rd of the previous year.
VALE Trading at 5.47% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought VALE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -4.11% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.86%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.40%, as shares surge +4.29% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +11.92% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, VALE rose by +4.89%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +133.29% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $17.22. In addition, Vale S.A. saw 8.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for VALE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +19.49 for the present operating margin
- +42.49 for the gross margin
The net margin for Vale S.A. stands at -4.49. The total capital return value is set at 12.47, while invested capital returns managed to touch -2.91. Equity return is now at value 8.60, with 3.60 for asset returns.
Based on Vale S.A. (VALE), the company’s capital structure generated 42.98 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 30.06. Total debt to assets is 18.78, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 39.89. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 27.90.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.05, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.23. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.81 and the total asset turnover is 0.42. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.23.