ROTH Capital raised the price target for the Great Panther Mining Limited (AMEX:GPL) stock to “a Buy”. The rating was released on August 10, 2017. The research report from Global Hunter Securities has downgraded the stock from Accumulate to Neutral, with a price target set at $2.25. The stock was upgraded by Global Hunter Securities, who disclosed in a research note on August 17, 2011, from Accumulate to Buy and set the price objective to $4.25. In their research brief published July 11, 2011, Global Hunter Securities analysts initiated the Great Panther Mining Limited stock to Accumulate with a price target of $4.25.
Historical Earnings Surprises and Revenue Forecasts
It appears that the average earnings per share estimate for the current quarter (ending in Mar 2018) is $0. This is an average of 2 analysts’ earnings, where the high earnings per share estimate is $0 and the low earnings per share estimate is $0. According to 2 analyst estimates, an average revenue estimate of $16.36M is projected for the current quarter with a high revenue estimate of $17.6M and a low estimate of $15.13M.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Great Panther Mining Limited (AMEX:GPL) raised 2.94% to close Friday’s market session at $0.72, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $0.69 and $0.72 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 4849011 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 2.51 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -15.09% within the last five trades and -9.70% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -10.04% in the last 6 months and -19.54% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. GPL stock is trading at a margin of -11.02%, -10.11% and -16.35% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, GPL deals in the Basic Materials domain. The stock is trading -37.72 percent below its 52-week high and 80.69 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is 20.05. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Great Panther Mining Limited’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 23.20 percent and the profit margin is 15.30 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 33.50 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $250.54 million as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Great Panther Mining Limited (AMEX:GPL) is 6.39. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 3.86. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 0.94 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 2.49, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 3.30 percent of Great Panther Mining Limited shares are owned by insiders, and 15.10 percent are held by financial institutions.