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Arch Resources Inc. (ARCH) Stock: A Closer Look at the Moving Averages

The stock of Arch Resources Inc. (ARCH) has seen a -7.62% decrease in the past week, with a -9.11% drop in the past month, and a -27.87% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.99%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.64% for ARCH. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -9.43% for ARCH stock, with a simple moving average of -18.33% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Arch Resources Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) Right Now?

Arch Resources Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) has a price-to-earnings ratio of 1.86x that is above its average ratio. Additionally, the 36-month beta value for ARCH is 0.70. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 0 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

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The average price predicted by analysts for ARCH is $182.17, which is $72.08 above the current price. The public float for ARCH is 17.13M and currently, short sellers hold a 9.25% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of ARCH on May 26, 2023 was 451.80K shares.

ARCH) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Arch Resources Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) has plunged by -3.30 when compared to previous closing price of 113.85, but the company has seen a -7.62% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 10/26/22 that Grain Traders Reap Benefits of Global Food Crunch

ARCH Trading at -13.16% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ARCH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -34.35% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.64%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.99%, as shares sank -9.66% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -18.02% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ARCH fell by -7.33%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -20.27% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $120.96. In addition, Arch Resources Inc. saw -21.40% 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 ARCH starting from Klein Rosemary L, who sale 1,549 shares at the price of $165.00 back on Mar 03. After this action, Klein Rosemary L now owns 7,999 shares of Arch Resources Inc., valued at $255,585 using the latest closing price.

Klein Rosemary L, the Sr. VP, General Counsel & Sec of Arch Resources Inc., sale 2,477 shares at $158.03 during a trade that took place back on Feb 28, which means that Klein Rosemary L is holding 9,548 shares at $391,453 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ARCH

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +30.32 for the present operating margin
  • +33.15 for the gross margin

The net margin for Arch Resources Inc. stands at +35.73. The total capital return value is set at 80.05, while invested capital returns managed to touch 105.07. Equity return is now at value 96.60, with 52.90 for asset returns.

Based on Arch Resources Inc. (ARCH), the company’s capital structure generated 13.99 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 12.28. Total debt to assets is 7.83, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 9.48. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 8.31.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.57, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.07. The receivables turnover for the company is 12.67 and the total asset turnover is 1.63. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.93.


In conclusion, Arch Resources Inc. (ARCH) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it as a “hold”. 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.