The stock price of Pampa Energia SA ADR (NYSE: PAM) has jumped by 17.92 compared to previous close of 37.06. Despite this, the company has seen a gain of 22.24% in its stock price over the last five trading days. InvestorPlace reported 2023-11-20 that Shares of U.S.-traded companies based in Argentina are rising today following the country’s recent election news. Yesterday, the South American nation surprised the world when it elected far-right libertarian economist Javier Milei as its next president.
Is It Worth Investing in Pampa Energia SA ADR (NYSE: PAM) Right Now?
Pampa Energia SA ADR (NYSE: PAM) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 6.23x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 0.89. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 1 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price point forecasted by analysts for Pampa Energia SA ADR (PAM) is $37.42, which is -$6.28 below the current market price. The public float for PAM is 54.50M, and currently, short sellers hold a 0.24% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of PAM on November 21, 2023 was 159.45K shares.
PAM’s Market Performance
PAM’s stock has seen a 22.24% increase for the week, with a 6.51% rise in the past month and a -6.48% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 5.09%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 5.78% for Pampa Energia SA ADR The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 16.66% for PAM’s stock, with a 15.03% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PAM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PAM stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for PAM by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for PAM in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $56 based on the research report published on September 21, 2023 of the current year 2023.
PAM Trading at 12.59% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PAM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -10.43% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.78%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.09%, as shares surge +11.00% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +15.43% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PAM rose by +22.24%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +34.34% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $37.68. In addition, Pampa Energia SA ADR saw 36.82% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for PAM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +29.91 for the present operating margin
- +41.92 for the gross margin
The net margin for Pampa Energia SA ADR stands at +26.78. The total capital return value is set at 14.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 13.42. Equity return is now at value 19.81, with 9.23 for asset returns.
Based on Pampa Energia SA ADR (PAM), the company’s capital structure generated 71.35 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 41.64. Total debt to assets is 34.27, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 59.29. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 34.60.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 8.15, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.37. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.02 and the total asset turnover is 0.39. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.13.
To put it simply, Pampa Energia SA ADR (PAM) has had a better performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.