EQT Corporation [NYSE: EQT] stock went down by -3.58% or -0.57 points down from its previous closing price of $15.94. The stock reached $15.37 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, EQT share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way gaining +2.72% in the period of the last 7 days.
EQT had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $16.14, at one point touching $15.31. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $16.14. The 52-week high currently stands at $31.21 distance from the present share price, noting recovery -48.53% after the recent low of $14.28.
EQT Corporation [NYSE:EQT]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Stock market traders frequently keep their eyes on what Wall Street experts as it relates to a potential investment. For EQT Corporation [EQT], the most recent analyst consensus recommendation available since its latest financial results for the quarter ending in December. On average, stock market experts give EQT an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.28 to 31.21. This is compared to its latest closing price of $15.94.
Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for EQT Corporation [EQT] is sitting at 2.19. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.19.
For the quarter ending in Mar-19 EQT Corporation [EQT] generated $1.21 billion in sales. That’s 0.43% higher than the average estimate of $1.21 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.
Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Thu 25 Jul (In 14 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of EQT Corporation [EQT]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for EQT Corporation [EQT] sitting at +19.82 and its Gross Margin at +25.82, this company’s Net Margin is now -11.00%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 4.44, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -12.60%. Its Return on Equity is -21.57, and its Return on Assets is -10.42. These metrics suggest that this EQT Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, EQT Corporation [EQT] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 50.17. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 33.41, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 26.53. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 43.74, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 29.13. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 3.52 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 2.16. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 1.84, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.55. EQT Corporation [EQT] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.44, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 1.66.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, EQT Corporation [EQT] earns $5,483,006 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.51 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.19. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.84 and its Current Ratio is 0.84. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.
EQT Corporation [EQT] has 255.05M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $4.07B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.28 to 31.21. At its current price, it has moved down by -50.76% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 7.63% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 42.45. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is EQT Corporation [EQT] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of EQT Corporation [EQT], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.