Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) closed its last session at $13.45. The stock traded within a range of $13.20 and $13.46. The company operates in the Basic Materials sector with a market capitalization of 69.85 Million. Trading volume for Vale S.A. was 15.01 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has an average volume of 25.19 Million.
Vale SA is a mining company engaged in the mining of iron ore and pellets, nickel, manganese and ferro-alloys, gold, nickel, copper, kaolin, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and potash. It operates logistics systems in Brazil, including railroads, maritime terminals and a port. Vale SA is based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) received a Buy rating from 3 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 1 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.
Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) touched its 1-Year High price of $13.46 on 01/11/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 7.47 on 05/18/17.
EPS & Financials
Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.43/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.33/Share by a difference of $0.1. This showed a surprise of 30.3% in the last quarter earnings.
For the current quarter, 10 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.26/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.36/share and a low EPS of $0.12/share.
Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $8.51 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 9 Billion and 8.21 Billion respectively.
By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with LOW volatility. Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) has a 20-Day average volume of 19.81 Million. According to today’s trading volume Vale S.A. is BELOW its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing BELOW Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.
Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.
The company currently has an insider ownership of 38.5 Percent and Institutional ownership of 19.7 Percent. The return on assets stands at 5.1%, Return on Equity currently is 12.4% and the Return on Investment value is 5%.
Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) gross margin percentage stands at 42.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 33.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 16 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 11.24% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 21.68 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 38.46 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 9.98 percent.
The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 33.2%. The return on invested capital is at 5%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 13.35.
The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 38.46%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 9.98% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.