Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) went down by -2.97% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $26.00. The company’s stock price has collected -8.82% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 08/05/21 that Star Bulk Carriers Corp. Reports Net Profit of $124.2 Million for the Second Quarter of 2021; Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.70 per Share and Announces Share Repurchase Program of Up to $50.0 Million
Is It Worth Investing in Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ :SBLK) Right Now?
Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.71 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for SBLK is at 1.15. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 9 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Star Bulk Carriers Corp. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $32.03, which is $6.89 above the current price. SBLK currently public float of 96.41M and currently shorts hold a 1.67% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of SBLK was 2.00M shares.
SBLK’s Market Performance
SBLK stocks went down by -8.82% for the week, with a monthly drop of -6.66% and a quarterly performance of 20.91%, while its annual performance rate touched 218.05%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.91% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.86% for Star Bulk Carriers Corp.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -2.74% for SBLK stocks with a simple moving average of 25.67% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of SBLK
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SBLK stocks, with H.C. Wainwright repeating the rating for SBLK by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for SBLK in the upcoming period, according to H.C. Wainwright is $35 based on the research report published on September 13th of the current year 2021.
DNB Markets gave a rating of “Hold” to SBLK, setting the target price at $10.40 in the report published on March 09th of the previous year.
SBLK Trading at 1.53% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought SBLK to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.27% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.86%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.91%, as shares sank -4.53% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +17.51% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, SBLK fell by -8.82%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +158.01% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $23.13. In addition, Star Bulk Carriers Corp. saw 155.38% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for SBLK
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +9.55 for the present operating margin
- +16.87 for the gross margin
The net margin for Star Bulk Carriers Corp. stands at +1.40. The total capital return value is set at 2.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.33. Equity return is now at value 13.00, with 6.30 for asset returns.
Based on Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK), the company’s capital structure generated 100.74 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 50.18. Total debt to assets is 48.91, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 88.49. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 44.08.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.21, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.70. The receivables turnover for the company is 13.96 and the total asset turnover is 0.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.15.