Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD) saw an upside of 1.03% to $28.42 after adding $0.29 on Tuesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 2,129,908 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $29.10 in the past week. An average of 3,022,467 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,582,941.
COLD’s 1-month performance is -20.31% or -$6.89 on its low of $27.88 reached on 10/06/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $27.88 and high of $40.85, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 07/21/21. YTD, COLD has lost -24.65% or -$8.92. However, the current price is down -30.43%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Jun 10, 124 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Americold Realty Trust (COLD). NOVOSEL THOMAS C (See Remarks) most recently sold 5,000 shares at $39.15 per share on Jun 10. This transaction cost the insider $195,725. EVP and COO, Rodriguez Carlos V, sold 5,792 shares at a price of $37.96 on May 24. Then, on May 21, Director Heistand James R sold 30,000 shares at a price of $37.80 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,134,000.
Americold Realty Trust (COLD) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 21.25 for the broader industry and 37.89 for the sector. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 326.00 and a low of 68.86. COLD stock has a beta of 0.25. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 3.22 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.84, with the price to cash flow ratio at 7432.79.
Americold Realty Trust pays an annual dividend of $0.88 per share. Its dividend yield is 3.10%. COLD paid $0.22 a share compared with prior rate of $0.22, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.01 reported on Thursday March 11 2021.
It is projected that Americold Realty Trust’s next ex-dividend date will be on 30-Dec. COLD is expected to distribute $0.22 as its next dividend.
As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.74, while the total debt to equity was 0.74. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 26.00%. while for the period ending June 29; Americold Realty Trust’s operating margin was 3.80%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $168.45 million against revenue of $1.99 billion.
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 COLD to announce $0.1 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$0.05, representing a -150.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $108.81 million. COLD stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $3.15 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $261.08 million
Let’s look briefly at Americold Realty Trust (COLD) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 19.57% to suggest the stock is trending oversold, with historical volatility in this time period at 14.13%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $28.28, reflecting a +0.39% or $0.11 change from its current price. COLD is currently trading -19.54% above its 20-day SMA, -24.82% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -26.59% and -21.95% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 8.82% and 7.13% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.66. The RSI (14) points at 18.25%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 15.57% with the period’s ATR at 0.70. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.31 and -0.85 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Americold Realty Trust (NYSE: COLD), Barclays launched coverage with an Underweight rating. Analysts offering their rating for COLD stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate COLD as a “sell,”, while 2 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 2 rates the stock as overweight while 6 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is COLD’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $30.00 and a high of $43.00, with their median price target at $38.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Americold Realty Trust (COLD) stock is $38.06.