Stock In Spotlight: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR)

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Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) closed its last session at $12.12. The stock traded within a range of $11.76 and $12.12. The company operates in the Energy sector with a market capitalization of 76.19 Million. Trading volume for Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras was 23.95 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) has an average volume of 15.33 Million.

Company Profile

PETROBRAS-ADR C is an integrated company operating in exploration, production, refining, retailing and transportation of petroleum and its byproducts at home and abroad.

Analyst Views

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) touched its 1-Year High price of $12.12 on 01/17/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $ 7.61 on 06/21/17.

EPS & Financials

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.02/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.13/Share by a difference of $-0.11. This showed a surprise of -84.6% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 5 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.31/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.39/share and a low EPS of $0.21/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $24.08 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 28.27 Billion and 21.74 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) has a 20-Day average volume of 15.36 Million. According to today’s trading volume Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE 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 39.8 Percent and Institutional ownership of 10.4 Percent. The return on assets stands at 0.9%, Return on Equity currently is 2.9% and the Return on Investment value is 2.3%.

Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) gross margin percentage stands at 32.1% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 18 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 2.7 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.88% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 17.61 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 27.65 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 17.78 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 18%. The return on invested capital is at 2.3%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 5.17.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 27.65%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 17.78% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.