Vale S.A. ADR (NYSE: VALE)’s stock price has gone rise by 0.23 in comparison to its previous close of 15.07, however, the company has experienced a 6.00% increase in its stock price over the last five trading days. Seeking Alpha reported 2023-11-04 that This article is part of our monthly series where we highlight five large-cap, relatively safe, dividend-paying companies offering large discounts to their historical norms. We go over our filtering process to select just five conservative DGI stocks from more than 7,500 companies that are traded on U.S. exchanges, including OTC networks. In addition to the primary list that yields just over 3%, we present two other groups of five DGI stocks each, with the goal of moderate to high yields.

Is It Worth Investing in Vale S.A. ADR (NYSE: VALE) Right Now?

Vale S.A. ADR (NYSE: VALE) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 7.18x. and a 36-month beta value of 0.92. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 12 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 as “overweight,” 8 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price predicted for Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) by analysts is $16.48, which is $1.38 above the current market price. The public float for VALE is 4.30B, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.55% of that float. On November 16, 2023, the average trading volume of VALE was 20.94M shares.

VALE’s Market Performance

VALE’s stock has seen a 6.00% increase for the week, with a 17.09% rise in the past month and a 22.71% gain in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.64%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.02% for Vale S.A. ADR The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 9.13% for VALE’s stock, with a 7.35% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

VALE Trading at 11.24% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought VALE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -19.42% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.02%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.64%, as shares surge +18.42% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +14.64% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, VALE rose by +6.04%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.10% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.96. In addition, Vale S.A. ADR saw -8.31% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for VALE

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Vale S.A. ADR stands at +38.01. The total capital return value is set at 33.34, while invested capital returns managed to touch 32.34. Equity return is now at value 26.18, with 10.99 for asset returns.

Based on Vale S.A. ADR (VALE), the company’s capital structure generated 35.45 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 26.17. Total debt to assets is 14.63, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 34.09. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 25.16.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.74, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.14. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.11 and the total asset turnover is 0.48. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.12.


To sum up, Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) has seen a mixed performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others 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.