Does Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP) Have Insiders Selling Shares?


As of Wednesday close, Alliance Resource Partners L.P.’s (NASDAQ:ARLP) stock was up $0.22, moving up 0.97 percent to $22.88. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 347,260 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.69 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 627,525, while in the previous 50 days, it was 534,542.

Since last month, ARLP stock retreated -2.89%. Shares of the company fell to $21.05 on 11/11/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $27.63 was reached on 08/29/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $9.66. Since the beginning of this year, ARLP’s stock price has risen by 81.01% or $10.24, and marked a new high 40 times. However, the stock has declined by -17.19% since its 52-week high.

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ARLP stock investors should be aware that Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 316 days ago on Jan 12. ROBINSON JOHN H, the Director of the company, disposed of 3,000 shares for $14.50 on Jan 12. It resulted in a $43,500 divestment by the insider. ROBINSON JOHN H sold 8,000 shares at an average price of $13.80 on Jan 07. The insider now owns 10,462 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP) has a P/E ratio of about 7.26. The stock’s beta is 1.38. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.36, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.00, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 15.36 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.50 per share was paid out, which is 25.0% more than last year’s $0.40. On Friday October 28 2022, a $0.10 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, Alliance Resource Partners L.P.’s quick ratio stood at 1.90, while its current ratio was 2.30, 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 0.28, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.29. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 94.60% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 24.30%. Based on annual data, ARLP earned $550.74 million in gross profit and brought in $1.57 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 13.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 29.50%.

In Alliance Resource Partners L.P.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $409.94 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. ARLP’s revenue rose 42.33% to $616.5 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $628.42 million. While analysts expected Alliance Resource Partners L.P. to report $0.95 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.23 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 29.50%. During the quarter, the company generated $178.09 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Alliance Resource Partners L.P. were 1.04 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $443.8 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $127.19 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Alliance Resource Partners L.P.’s (ARLP) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 35.62%, the RSI 9-day stood at 53.01% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Alliance Resource Partners L.P. price is up by +3.11% percent or $0.69. At present, ARLP shares trade -3.09% below its 20-day simple moving average and +24.82% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -11.04% below its SMA50 and +71.39% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 39.59% and Stochastic coefficient D was 32.09%, while ATR was 0.99. Given the Stochastic reading of 45.75% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 50.16%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.46, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.15.

Analyst Ratings

Noble Capital Markets launched its rating on Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) to an Outperform in a note to investors on March 30, 2022. Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, ARLP is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Alliance Resource Partners L.P. stock as buy, with 3 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $28.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $28.00 – $30.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Alliance Resource Partners L.P. (ARLP) will achieve an average price target of $28.67.


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