As of Wednesday close, Domtar Corporation’s (NYSE:UFS) stock traded at $55.46. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 846,080 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $1.65 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 466,470, while in the previous 50 days, it was 392,912.
Since last month, UFS stock rose 1.39%. Shares of the company fell to $47.71 on 11/05/21, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $55.49 was reached on 11/24/21 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $29.07. Since the beginning of this year, UFS’s stock price has risen by 75.23% or $23.81, and marked a new high 20 times. However, the stock has declined by -0.05% since its 52-week high.
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Domtar Corporation (UFS) last reported insider trading activity 272 days ago on Feb 26. Williams John David, the President and CEO of the company, disposed of 90,202 shares for $36.58 on Feb 26. It resulted in a $3,299,984 divestment by the insider. Fagan Michael sold 22,198 shares at an average price of $37.76 on Feb 25. The insider now owns 300 shares following the transaction.
Right now, Domtar Corporation (UFS) has a P/E ratio of about 81.08. This is higher than the industry average, which comes in at 39.56 right now. Further, its PE also compares unfavorably with the overall sector’s trailing 12 months PE ratio, which currently stands at 12.00. Within the last five years, Domtar Corporation’s PE ratio varied between 256.20 and 7.087. The stock’s beta is 1.74. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.84, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.26, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 39.96 may also be considered.
The latest dividend of $0.4550 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.4550.
In the three months ended June 29, Domtar Corporation’s quick ratio stood at 1.70, while its current ratio was 2.80, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.23, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.23. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 16.20% percent. In the year ended June 29, EBITDA margin amounted to 6.79%, whereas operating margins totaled 2.80%. Based on annual data, UFS earned $527.0 million in gross profit and brought in $3.65 billion in revenue.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was -3.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 1.10%. In the past year, the industry average ROE stood at 3.03.
In Domtar Corporation’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $503.0 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. UFS’s revenue fell -64.21% to $1.12 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $802.0 million. While analysts expected Domtar Corporation to report $1.27 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.49 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 17.30%. During the quarter, the company generated $149.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Domtar Corporation were 1.73 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $563.0 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $50.38 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Domtar Corporation’s (UFS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 14.01%, the RSI 9-day stood at 74.72% on 24 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Domtar Corporation price is up by +3.07% percent or $1.65. At present, UFS shares trade +1.67% above its 20-day simple moving average and +1.04% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +0.78% above its SMA50 and +62.40% above its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 99.57% and Stochastic coefficient D was 98.19%, while ATR was 0.49. Given the Stochastic reading of 99.61% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 67.47%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.84, while the 14-day reading stands at 1.01.
Domtar Corporation downgraded its rating on Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) to a Market perform in a note to investors on July 16, 2021. The analysts firm previously had an Outperform rating on the stock.Domtar Corporation (UFS) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, UFS is a sell, and 5 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Domtar Corporation stock as buy, with 0 recommending it as overweight.
What is UFS’s price target for the next 12 months?
With a median target price of $55.50, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $55.50 – $55.50. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Domtar Corporation (UFS) will achieve an average price target of $55.50.