Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (PESI) Stock: A SWOT Analysis

The price-to-earnings ratio for Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) is above average at 401.78x, Company’s 36-month beta value is 0.49.Analysts have differing opinions on the stock, with 0 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 0 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The public float for PESI is 10.52M, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.44% ratio of that floaft. The average trading volume of PESI on April 04, 2024 was 36.15K shares.

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PESI) stock’s latest price update

Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI)’s stock price has gone rise by 20.79 in comparison to its previous close of 11.21, however, the company has experienced a 17.03% increase in its stock price over the last five trading days. GlobeNewsWire reported 2024-03-27 that ATLANTA, March 27, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: PESI) (the “ Company”) today announced that Mark Duff, Chief Executive Officer of Perma-Fix, will be presenting at the 10th Annual Gabelli & Company Waste Services Symposium, being held on Thursday, April 4th at the Harvard Club in New York City. Mr. Duff is scheduled to present at 1:15 PM ET. Management will also be participating in one-on-one meetings with qualified investors throughout the conference. To request a meeting, please contact James Carey at Gabelli & Company:

PESI’s Market Performance

PESI’s stock has risen by 17.03% in the past week, with a monthly rise of 55.99% and a quarterly rise of 75.84%. The volatility ratio for the week is 9.27% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 8.21% for Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 34.27% for PESI’s stock, with a 42.63% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of PESI

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PESI stocks, with Wedbush repeating the rating for PESI by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for PESI in the upcoming period, according to Wedbush is $2.50 based on the research report published on July 18, 2011 of the previous year 2011.

Wedbush, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PESI reach a price target of $2, previously predicting the price at $2.50. The rating they have provided for PESI stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 05th, 2010.

Wedbush Morgan gave a rating of “Outperform” to PESI, setting the target price at $3 in the report published on November 09th of the previous year.

PESI Trading at 51.92% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PESI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.37% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 8.21%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 9.27%, as shares surge +58.73% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +59.29% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PESI rose by +17.03%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +19.51% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $10.34. In addition, Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. saw 72.26% 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 PESI starting from Lombardo Andy, who purchase 2,150 shares at the price of $7.63 back on Dec 05 ’23. After this action, Lombardo Andy now owns 17,448 shares of Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., valued at $16,404 using the latest closing price.

Duff Mark, the President and CEO of Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., purchase 3,000 shares at $7.16 during a trade that took place back on Dec 01 ’23, which means that Duff Mark is holding 110,952 shares at $21,465 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for PESI

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • 0.01 for the present operating margin
  • 0.18 for the gross margin

The net margin for Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. stands at 0.01. The total capital return value is set at 0.02. Equity return is now at value 2.38, with 1.23 for asset returns.

Based on Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (PESI), the company’s capital structure generated 0.08 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 1.8. The debt to equity ratio resting at 0.09. The interest coverage ratio of the stock is 2.31.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is 3.4 million with net debt to EBITDA at -0.43. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.04. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.94for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 1.14. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.18.


In a nutshell, Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. (PESI) has experienced a better performance in recent times. The stock has received mixed “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. 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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