PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) finished Wednesday with an addition of $0.12 to close at $14.78, an upside of 0.82 percent. An average of 3,600,120 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $0.98 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 6,001,425 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 5,023,162.
PBF stock has increased by 50.51% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $9.61 on 09/20/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/12/21, shares of the company touched a low of $4.06 and a high of $18.78 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -21.30% from the 52-week high.
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224 days have passed since PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) last reported insider trading activity. Control Empresarial de Capital, who is Add’l Rep. Persons-see Ex.99-1, most recently acquired $290,000 shares at $16.84 per share on Mar 04. In this transaction, the insider spent $4,882,353. Add’l Rep. Persons-see Ex.99-1, Control Empresarial de Capital, disposed of 7,000 shares at a price of $16.74 on Mar 03. The insider now owns more than $117,186 worth of shares. Prior to that, Principal Accounting Officer Barone John C went on to Sale 1,986 shares at $16.56 each on Mar 03. An amount of $32,888 was transacted.
PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.90 for the broader industry and 19.70 for the sector. In the last five years, PBF Energy Inc.’s PE ratio has ranged between 208.67 and 2.247. The stock’s beta is 2.80. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.09, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.07, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 41.49.
The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was $0.30 a share, without any change from last year.
The quick ratio of PBF Energy Inc. for the three months ended June 29 was 0.70, and the current ratio was 1.40, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 2.82 and a total debt to equity ratio of 2.83 for the quarter ending June 29. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 12.00% against a 5-year average of 0.8%. PBF Energy Inc.’s EBITDA margin for the year ending June 29 is -8.99%, while its operating margin for the same period stands at -2.40%. Its gross profit as reported stood at -$1.42 billion compared to revenue of $15.12 billion.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, PBF Energy Inc.’s return on assets was -6.50%, compared to -0.2% over the last five years. In the past year, the return on investment has been -22.60%, and the 5-year average is 2.8%. Meanwhile, the return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months has been -41.40% and the 5-year average holds at -3.0%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 12.45 over the past year.
The analyst consensus anticipated PBF Energy Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at -$1.46 per share, but it turned out to be -$1.26, a 13.70% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $266.7 million. Shareholders own equity worth $120.25 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 13 October was 69.04%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 61.12%.
As of today, PBF’s price is $14.51 +7.10% or $0.98 from its 5-day moving average. PBF is currently trading +44.62% higher than its 20-day SMA and -4.95% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +58.07% above the SMA50 and +116.08% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 92.48% and 91.14%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.92. With the 14-day stochastic at 95.10% and the average true range at 0.90, the RSI (14) stands at 66.82%. The stock has reached 0.42 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.85.
Morgan Stanley launched coverage on PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE: PBF) in its analyst report released on September 07, 2021. The firm assigned the stock a an Equal-weight rating.The consensus rating for PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) among analysts is Underweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 7 brokerage firms advise that investors sell PBF, while 7 suggest investors hold. There are 1 analyst who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 1 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is PBF’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $4.00 and $20.00, with a median target of $11.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) stock is $11.07.