Research Recommendations For TechnipFMC plc (FTI): Here is What You Should Know


TechnipFMC plc (NYSE:FTI) saw an upside of 0.77% to close Monday at $13.13 after adding $0.1 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 4,994,980 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $13.40 in the past week and touched a new high 2 times within the past 5 days. An average of 4,453,530 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 6,393,742.

FTI’s 1-month performance is 11.37% or $1.01 on its low of $11.34 reached on 01/04/23. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $5.47 and high of $13.20, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/23/23. YTD, FTI has achieved 7.71% or $0.94 and has reached a new high 7 times. However, the current price is down -0.53% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

FTI stock investors last saw insider trading activity on Dec 29.Landes Jonathan (President Subsea) most recently sold 10,400 shares at $12.00 per share on Dec 29. This transaction cost the insider $124,800.

Valuation Metrics

FTI stock has a beta of 1.80. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.87 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.88, with the price to cash flow ratio at 49.47.

TechnipFMC plc’s quick ratio for the period ended September 29 was 1.00, with the current ratio over the same period at 1.30. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.36, while the total debt to equity was 0.45. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 13.40%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $823.9 million against revenue of $6.4 billion.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Net income shrunk -212.62% to -$10.3 million, while revenue of $2.1 million was 120.39% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected FTI to announce -$0.01 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$0.05, representing a -400.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $175.3 million. FTI stock balance sheet for the quarter ending September 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 5.88 billion, with total debt at $2.4 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $446.44 million.

Let’s look briefly at TechnipFMC plc (FTI) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 23 January was 67.47% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 31.68%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $12.82, reflecting a +1.94% or $0.25 change from its current price. FTI is currently trading +8.87% above its 20-day SMA, +51.62% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +7.53% and SMA200 by+73.45%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 81.40% and 74.45% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.47. The RSI (14) points at 63.94%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 86.68% with the period’s ATR at 0.47. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.16 and 0.45 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for TechnipFMC plc (NYSE: FTI), The Benchmark Company launched coverage with a Buy rating. Analysts offering their rating for FTI stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Buy. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate FTI as a “sell,”, while 3 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 18 have offered a “buy” rating.

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

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $12.40 and a high of $17.00, with their median price target at $15.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for TechnipFMC plc (FTI) stock is $14.79.


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