Publicly-traded company Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR) had a closing price of $3.65 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $5.21, this means that the stock is underpriced by 29.94%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $1.85 to $7.24.
This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 2.88, its 20-day moving average is 2.61 and its 100-day moving average is 3.18. Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) currently has 98.95M shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $361.17M.
The Details: Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) Financial Health
There are a number of indicators we can consider when wondering about a potential stock’s financial health. Looking at a company’s profit margin, for example, tells us how much of its sales revenue it keeps in earnings – and it is calculated by taking net income and dividing it by net sales. VNTR currently has a profit margin of -19.40%.
Checking out a company’s operating margin is also useful, as it tells us how much profit is retained after considering operating costs and depreciation. Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) has an operating margin of -21.30%.
Return on Assets is a number, expressed as a percentage that tells us how well a publicly-traded company is using its current assets to generate revenue. The higher the percentage, the better a company is using its assets to turn a profit. At the moment, Venator Materials PLC Return on Assets is -16.80%.
What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
When choosing stocks, many investors search for what Wall Street professionals think about the company first – like what the average rating is. At the moment, the average analyst rating for VNTR is Overweight. Out of 14 total analysts who were surveyed, 0 rated it a sell, 0 rated it a underweight, 0 rated it an overweight, 6 rated it hold, and 8 rated it a Buy.
Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Venator Materials PLC (VNTR) was a Overweight – from a survey of 15 analysts. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 6 rated the company a Hold, 0 rated it a Sell, 0 rated it an overweight, 1 rated it an underweight, and 8 rated it a Buy.
Understanding Profitability at Venator Materials PLC (VNTR)
Taking a look at a public company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) is a good way of evaluating its profitability. In the most recent financial results released by Venator Materials PLC, for the quarter ending on 09/2019, the company posted EPS of 0.03. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.12.
Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 0.03, compared to 0.32 reported in the same quarter last year.