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A Lesson to Learn: Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (AQN)

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE:AQN) went up by 1.50% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $16.09. The company’s stock price has collected 2.08% of gains in the last five trading sessions.

Is It Worth Investing in Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE :AQN) Right Now?

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (NYSE:AQN) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 21.90 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for AQN is at 0.29. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $15.91, which is $3.22 above the current price. AQN currently public float of 673.28M and currently shorts hold a 2.63% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of AQN was 2.13M shares.

AQN’s Market Performance

AQN stocks went up by 2.08% for the week, with a monthly jump of 5.73% and a quarterly performance of 1.07%, while its annual performance rate touched -10.52%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.57% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.54% for Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.92% for AQN stocks with a simple moving average of -0.53% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of AQN

Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Neutral” to AQN, setting the target price at $17.50 in the report published on April 14th of the previous year.

AQN Trading at 3.01% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought AQN to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -11.68% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.54%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.57%, as shares surge +6.04% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -3.00% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, AQN rose by +2.08%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.08% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.58. In addition, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. saw -1.66% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for AQN

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +15.15 for the present operating margin
  • +18.14 for the gross margin

The net margin for Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. stands at +11.89. Equity return is now at value 6.30, with 2.00 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.69.