Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) went up by 2.96% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $12.95. The company’s stock price has collected 11.54% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 09/30/21 that Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. Announces Conclusion Of Inaugural ESG And Climate Transition Conference
Is It Worth Investing in Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ :WPRT) Right Now?
Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:WPRT) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.45 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for WPRT is at 2.90. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 7 who provided ratings for Westport Fuel Systems Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $11.29. WPRT currently public float of 134.65M and currently shorts hold a 1.79% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WPRT was 1.80M shares.
WPRT’s Market Performance
WPRT stocks went up by 11.54% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.57% and a quarterly performance of -15.74%, while its annual performance rate touched 72.70%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.61% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.97% for Westport Fuel Systems Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.50% for WPRT stocks with a simple moving average of -42.04% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WPRT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WPRT stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for WPRT by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for WPRT in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $5 based on the research report published on September 09th of the current year 2021.
Lake Street, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WPRT reach a price target of $5. The rating they have provided for WPRT stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on May 10th, 2019.
WPRT Trading at -7.61% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WPRT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -73.13% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.97%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.61%, as shares surge +1.75% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.84% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WPRT rose by +11.54%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -36.15% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $3.33. In addition, Westport Fuel Systems Inc. saw -34.71% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for WPRT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -10.22 for the present operating margin
- +13.19 for the gross margin
The net margin for Westport Fuel Systems Inc. stands at -2.91. The total capital return value is set at -13.24, while invested capital returns managed to touch -4.63. Equity return is now at value 14.20, with 5.20 for asset returns.
Based on Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (WPRT), the company’s capital structure generated 124.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 55.43. Total debt to assets is 37.37, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 74.70. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 33.29.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.99, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.16. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.35 and the total asset turnover is 0.84. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.48.