Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) went down by -6.84% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $19.66. The company’s stock price has collected -10.28% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/06/20 that Why This Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Stock’s Earnings Are Just a Distraction
Is It Worth Investing in Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ :BLDP) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for BLDP is at 1.73. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 24 who provided ratings for Ballard Power Systems Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 16 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $11.93. BLDP currently public float of 251.52M and currently shorts hold a 10.92% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BLDP was 3.86M shares.
BLDP’s Market Performance
BLDP stocks went down by -10.28% for the week, with a monthly drop of -9.56% and a quarterly performance of 5.09%, while its annual performance rate touched -54.78%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.50% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.14% for Ballard Power Systems Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -10.86% for BLDP stocks with a simple moving average of -26.28% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BLDP
Piper Sandler, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BLDP reach a price target of $5. The rating they have provided for BLDP stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on June 08th, 2022.
BLDP Trading at -11.69% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BLDP to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -65.36% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.14%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.50%, as shares sank -6.46% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading unchanged at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BLDP fell by -10.28%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -51.39% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $7.62. In addition, Ballard Power Systems Inc. saw -45.78% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for BLDP
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -81.64 for the present operating margin
- +7.84 for the gross margin
The net margin for Ballard Power Systems Inc. stands at -109.47. Equity return is now at value -13.10, with -12.20 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 14.78.