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A Lesson to Learn: Atlas Corp. (ATCO)

Atlas Corp. (NYSE:ATCO) went up by 22.90% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $16.49. The company’s stock price has collected 0.52% of gains in the last five trading sessions.

Is It Worth Investing in Atlas Corp. (NYSE :ATCO) Right Now?

Atlas Corp. (NYSE:ATCO) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 7.66 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ATCO is at 1.15. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for Atlas Corp. 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 $16.17, which is $1.95 above the current price. ATCO currently public float of 186.24M and currently shorts hold a 3.14% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ATCO was 517.77K shares.

ATCO’s Market Performance

ATCO stocks went up by 0.52% for the week, with a monthly jump of 12.88% and a quarterly performance of -10.66%, while its annual performance rate touched -11.68%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.72% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.55% for Atlas Corp. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 28.65% for ATCO stocks with a simple moving average of 5.73% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ATCO

BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ATCO reach a price target of $14.50. The rating they have provided for ATCO stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on February 17th, 2022.

ATCO Trading at 23.49% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ATCO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.77% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.55%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.72%, as shares surge +35.78% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +12.94% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ATCO rose by +21.83%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -2.93% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $11.24. In addition, Atlas Corp. saw -18.41% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for ATCO

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +42.73 for the present operating margin
  • +57.11 for the gross margin

The net margin for Atlas Corp. stands at +24.32. Equity return is now at value 11.50, with 3.90 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.47.