As of Wednesday close, Plug Power Inc.’s (NASDAQ:PLUG) stock was up $0.3, moving up 1.98 percent to $15.48. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 14,727,220 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$1.23 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 17,912,199, while in the previous 50 days, it was 17,647,061.
Since last month, PLUG stock retreated -6.58%. Shares of the company fell to $14.32 on 11/04/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $44.08 was reached on 04/04/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $12.70. Since the beginning of this year, PLUG’s stock price has dropped by -45.16% or -$12.75, and marked a new high 4 times. However, the stock has declined by -64.88% since its 52-week high.
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The stock’s beta is 1.58. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 14.45, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.12.
In the three months ended September 29, Plug Power Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 5.20, while its current ratio was 6.10, 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 September 29 was 0.13, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.14. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is -31.40% percent. Based on annual data, PLUG earned -$171.31 million in gross profit and brought in $502.34 million 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 -8.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -15.70%.
According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. PLUG’s revenue rose 23.7% to $151.27 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $188.63 million. While analysts expected Plug Power Inc. to report -$0.23 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$0.3 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -30.40%. During the quarter, the company generated -$143.43 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Plug Power Inc. were 1.64 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $895.61 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $582.9 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Plug Power Inc.’s (PLUG) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 49.30%, the RSI 9-day stood at 41.58% on 23 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Plug Power Inc. price is down by -7.36% percent or -$1.23. At present, PLUG shares trade -5.72% below its 20-day simple moving average and -12.05% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -47.69% below its SMA50 and -29.51% below its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 24.35% and Stochastic coefficient D was 29.55%, while ATR was 1.06. Given the Stochastic reading of 29.35% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 40.59%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.10, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.69.
Plug Power Inc. (PLUG) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, PLUG is a sell, and 10 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 2 analysts rate Plug Power Inc. stock as buy, with 18 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $28.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $15.00 – $78.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Plug Power Inc. (PLUG) will achieve an average price target of $29.62.