Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) Stock Records 10.99% Quarterly Movement

The stock of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) has gone up by 5.75% for the week, with a 19.23% rise in the past month and a 10.99% rise in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.51%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 2.56% for HLX. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 13.33% for HLX stock, with a simple moving average of 18.77% for the last 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE: HLX) Right Now?

HLX has 36-month beta value of 2.53. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 6 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 2 as “overweight,” 3 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The public float for HLX is 142.56M, and currently, short sellers hold a 3.82% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of HLX on April 03, 2024 was 1.77M shares.

HLX) stock’s latest price update

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE: HLX)’s stock price has plunge by 4.20relation to previous closing price of 10.95. Nevertheless, the company has seen a 5.75% surge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2024-03-06 that Helix Energy (HLX) secures a five-year contract to provide decommissioning services to Talos (TALO) for the latter???s offshore wells and infrastructure in the Gulf of Mexico Shelf.

Analysts’ Opinion of HLX

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HLX stocks, with BTIG Research repeating the rating for HLX by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for HLX in the upcoming period, according to BTIG Research is $10 based on the research report published on October 26, 2022 of the previous year 2022.

Evercore ISI, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see HLX reach a price target of $8, previously predicting the price at $6. The rating they have provided for HLX stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on July 27th, 2022.

Piper Sandler gave a rating of “Overweight” to HLX, setting the target price at $5.60 in the report published on February 01st of the previous year.

HLX Trading at 16.38% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HLX to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -3.92% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.56%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.51%, as shares surge +22.56% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +19.23% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, HLX rose by +5.75%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +68.04% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.17. In addition, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc saw 10.99% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HLX starting from Glassman Diana, who sale 6,800 shares at the price of $11.41 back on Sep 28 ’23. After this action, Glassman Diana now owns 27,990 shares of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc, valued at $77,588 using the latest closing price.

Sparks Scott Andrew, the EVP and COO of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc, sale 10,000 shares at $9.53 during a trade that took place back on Aug 18 ’23, which means that Sparks Scott Andrew is holding 163,948 shares at $95,300 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for HLX

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.06 for the present operating margin
  • 0.16 for the gross margin

The net margin for Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc stands at -0.01. The total capital return value is set at 0.03. Equity return is now at value -0.72, with -0.43 for asset returns.

Based on Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX), the company’s capital structure generated 0.22 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 0.34. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.28. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 3.84.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 270.05 million with net debt to EBITDA at 1.47. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.51. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.51for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.5. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.48.


To put it simply, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) has had a better performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish 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.

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