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Baker Hughes Company (BKR) Stock: A Value Analysis

Moreover, the 36-month beta value for BKR is 1.47.

The public float for BKR is 1.01B and currently, short sellers hold a 1.55% of that float. On March 17, 2023, BKR’s average trading volume was 6.88M shares.

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BKR) stock’s latest price update

Baker Hughes Company (NASDAQ: BKR)’s stock price has increased by 1.68 compared to its previous closing price of 26.85. However, the company has seen a -9.18% decrease in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 12/11/22 that Giant Fund Dumps Carnival Stock, Buys Snap, Warner Bros., and Baker Hughes

BKR’s Market Performance

BKR’s stock has fallen by -9.18% in the past week, with a monthly drop of -15.90% and a quarterly drop of -6.70%. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.46% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 3.22% for Baker Hughes Company The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -10.59% for BKR stock, with a simple moving average of -3.32% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of BKR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BKR stocks, with JP Morgan repeating the rating for BKR by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for BKR in the upcoming period, according to JP Morgan is $32 based on the research report published on March 15th of the current year 2023.

Piper Sandler, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BKR reach a price target of $43, previously predicting the price at $34. The rating they have provided for BKR stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on February 16th, 2023.

The Benchmark Company gave a rating of “Buy” to BKR, setting the target price at $36 in the report published on January 19th of the current year.

BKR Trading at -11.63% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought BKR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -31.37% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.22%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.46%, as shares sank -15.09% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.04% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, BKR fell by -9.18%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -26.57% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $30.29. In addition, Baker Hughes Company saw -7.55% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BKR starting from BORRAS MARIA C, who sale 9,811 shares at the price of $30.93 back on Jan 31. After this action, BORRAS MARIA C now owns 59,463 shares of Baker Hughes Company, valued at $303,454 using the latest closing price.

BORRAS MARIA C, the EVP, Oilfield Services & Equip of Baker Hughes Company, sale 9,811 shares at $29.00 during a trade that took place back on Dec 30, which means that BORRAS MARIA C is holding 20,474 shares at $284,519 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for BKR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +8.76 for the present operating margin
  • +23.26 for the gross margin

The net margin for Baker Hughes Company stands at -2.84. Equity return is now at value -4.00, with -1.80 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.32.


To wrap up, the performance of Baker Hughes Company (BKR) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.