PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) went up by 6.22% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $18.78. The company’s stock price has collected 1.59% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 07/21/21 that PBF Energy Comments on Bay Area Air Quality Management District Decision
Is It Worth Investing in PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE :PBF) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for PBF is at 3.01. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 15 who provided ratings for PBF Energy Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 5 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $12.11, which is $5.34 above the current price. PBF currently public float of 95.04M and currently shorts hold a 12.16% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PBF was 3.36M shares.
PBF’s Market Performance
PBF stocks went up by 1.59% for the week, with a monthly drop of -40.60% and a quarterly performance of -27.99%, while its annual performance rate touched 10.25%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 7.62% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.53% for PBF Energy Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -23.27% for PBF stocks with a simple moving average of -16.13% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PBF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PBF stocks, with Wolfe Research repeating the rating for PBF by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for PBF in the upcoming period, according to Wolfe Research is $10 based on the research report published on July 14th of the current year 2021.
Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PBF reach a price target of $17, previously predicting the price at $8.75. The rating they have provided for PBF stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on April 12th, 2021.
PBF Trading at -35.27% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PBF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -49.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.53%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.62%, as shares sank -42.18% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -35.69% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PBF rose by +1.59%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +54.11% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $12.12. In addition, PBF Energy Inc. saw 34.79% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PBF starting from Control Empresarial de Capital, who sale 290,000 shares at the price of $16.84 back on Mar 04. After this action, Control Empresarial de Capital now owns 23,563,183 shares of PBF Energy Inc., valued at $4,882,353 using the latest closing price.
Control Empresarial de Capital, the Add’l Rep. Persons-see Ex.99-1 of PBF Energy Inc., sale 7,000 shares at $16.74 during a trade that took place back on Mar 03, which means that Control Empresarial de Capital is holding 23,853,183 shares at $117,186 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PBF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -12.71 for the present operating margin
- -11.15 for the gross margin
The net margin for PBF Energy Inc. stands at -9.21. The total capital return value is set at -27.93, while invested capital returns managed to touch -22.32. Equity return is now at value -19.50, with -3.50 for asset returns.
Based on PBF Energy Inc. (PBF), the company’s capital structure generated 339.55 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 77.25. Total debt to assets is 53.13, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 333.45. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 75.86.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.36, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.04. The receivables turnover for the company is 22.43 and the total asset turnover is 1.54. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.58.