BofA Securities raised the price target for the Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE:HLX) stock from “a Neutral” to “an Underperform”. The rating was released on July 16, 2021. The research report from BofA Securities has downgraded the stock from Buy to Neutral, with a price target set at $5.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE:HLX) raised 8.14% to close Wednesday’s market session at $4.65, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $4.42 and $4.70 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 2704331 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 2.03 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -3.93% within the last five trades and -24.02% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -1.27% in the last 6 months and 3.56% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. HLX stock is trading at a margin of -13.65%, -15.25% and 1.99% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, HLX deals in the Energy domain. The stock is trading -31.21 percent below its 52-week high and 111.36 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 -1.56. 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 Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $735.54 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 Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE:HLX) is 24.22. 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 1.03 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 0.41, 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, 0.60 percent of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 91.60 percent are held by financial institutions. Sparks Scott Andrew, the EVP and COO at Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (HLX) has sold 34,700 shares of firm on Jun 02 at a price of $5.98 against the total amount of $0.21 million. In another inside trade, LOVOI JOHN, Director of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE:HLX) sold 45,000 shares of the firm on Mar 09 for a total worth of $0.28 million at a price of $6.24. An inside trade which took place on Nov 16, EVP and COO of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. Sparks Scott Andrew sold 35,000 shares of firm against total price of $0.11 million at the cost of $3.22 per share.