Analysts’ Views On Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (AY)


Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (NASDAQ:AY) finished Friday with a subtraction of -$0.35 to close at $25.90, a downside of -1.33 percent. An average of 471,220 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a fall of -$0.36 in the past week, and it reached a new high 3 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 563,035 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 574,920.

AY stock has decreased by -7.17% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $25.50 on 12/20/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/08/22, shares of the company touched a low of $24.42 and a high of $36.85 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 2 times so far this year and lost -27.57% or -$9.86 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -29.72% from the 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (AY) stock’s beta is 0.82. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 2.56, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.87.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc for the three months ended June 29 was 2.10, and the current ratio was 2.20, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 3.24 and a total debt to equity ratio of 3.49 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $1.21 billion compared to revenue of $1.21 billion.

Earnings Surprise

In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of -$30.08 million in the quarter, while revenues were grew 306.58%. The analyst consensus anticipated Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.29 per share, but it turned out to be $0.14, a -51.70% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $64.7 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (AY) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 30 December was 35.56%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 17.31%.

As of today, AY’s price is $26.21 -1.37% or -$0.36 from its 5-day moving average. AY is currently trading -6.30% lower than its 20-day SMA and -25.14% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +0.47% above the SMA50 and -25.57% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 21.85% and 26.59%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.62. With the 14-day stochastic at 14.98% and the average true range at 0.67, the RSI (14) stands at 38.76%. The stock has reached -0.15 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at -0.47.

Analyst Ratings

BofA Securities downgraded Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (NASDAQ: AY) to a a Neutral rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Buy. The consensus rating for Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (AY) among analysts is Hold. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell AY, while 8 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 2 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is AY’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $29.00 and $44.00, with a median target of $34.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc (AY) stock is $35.36.


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