Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ:PVAC) saw an upside of 9.49% to close Friday at $29.20 after adding $2.53 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 457,960 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $29.35 in the past week and touched a new high 5 times within the past 5 days. An average of 324,910 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 333,790.
PVAC’s 1-month performance is 44.91% or $9.05 on its low of $19.06 reached on 09/09/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $6.36 and high of $27.09, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 10/01/21. YTD, PVAC has achieved 187.68% or $19.05 and has reached a new high 25 times. However, the current price is up 7.77%% from the 52-week high price.
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Penn Virginia Corporation (PVAC) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.38 for the broader industry and 18.49 for the sector, meaning that investors are optimistic about the stock’s future prospects. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 168.38 and a low of 0.1258. PVAC stock has a beta of 3.49. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.26 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.89, with the price to cash flow ratio at 6.88.
Penn Virginia Corporation’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 0.70, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.70 meaning that PVAC stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 2.40, while the total debt to equity was 2.45. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 77.90%The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 42.44% while for the period ending June 29; Penn Virginia Corporation’s operating margin was -69.00%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at -$369.18 million against revenue of $273.27 million.
The effectiveness of a company’s management is also important for investors when it comes to determining the potential profitability of the investment. Penn Virginia Corporation’s return on assets over the past 12 months stands at -41.40%. Return on investment over the past year is -50.80%, while its return on equity (ROE) trailing 12 months is -179.80%. In comparison, the average ROE for the broader industry over the past year is 1.01.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected PVAC to announce $0.79 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $1.05, representing a 32.90% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $96.09 million. PVAC stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 607.22 million, with total debt at $385.26 million
Let’s look briefly at Penn Virginia Corporation (PVAC) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 01 October was 89.33% to suggest the stock is trending Overbought, with historical volatility in this time period at 43.41%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $25.65, reflecting a +24.57% or $5.76 change from its current price. PVAC is currently trading +43.84% above its 20-day SMA, +62.95% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +63.95% and +170.37% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 96.45% and 91.81% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 1.65. The RSI (14) points at 82.64%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 98.51% with the period’s ATR at 1.51. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 2.85 and 3.99 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Penn Virginia Corporation (NASDAQ: PVAC), RBC Capital Mkts launched coverage with a Sector perform rating. Analysts offering their rating for PVAC stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate PVAC as a “sell,”, while 1 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 2 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is PVAC’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $28.00 and a high of $40.00, with their median price target at $33.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Penn Virginia Corporation (PVAC) stock is $33.20.