Invest in Archaea Energy Inc. (LFG) to keep your portfolio healthy

After closing at $19.67 in the most recent trading day, Archaea Energy Inc. (NYSE: LFG) closed at 18.57, down -5.59%. In other words, the price has decreased by $-1.10 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1066536 shares were traded. LFG reached its highest trading level at $19.80 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $18.55.

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Our goal is to gain a better understanding of LFG by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 2.40 and its Current Ratio is at 2.50. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.45 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.35.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Barclays on June 17, 2022, initiated with a Overweight rating and assigned the stock a target price of $26.

On March 08, 2022, Stifel started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $37.

On October 14, 2021, Johnson Rice started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $28.Johnson Rice initiated its Buy rating on October 14, 2021, with a $28 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 25 when ARES MANAGEMENT LLC sold 14,942,643 shares for $17.04 per share. The transaction valued at 254,622,637 led to the insider holds 1,877 shares of the business.

Aria Renewable Energy Systems sold 14,942,643 shares of LFG for $254,622,637 on Mar 25. The Director now owns 0 shares after completing the transaction at $17.04 per share. On Dec 13, another insider, Aria Renewable Energy Systems, who serves as the Director of the company, sold 656,300 shares for $17.95 each. As a result, the insider received 11,780,585 and left with 0 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, LFG now has a Market Capitalization of 1.62B and an Enterprise Value of 1.98B. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 11.07 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 6.40. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 10.13 whereas that against EBITDA is 71.09.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, LFG has reached a high of $23.75, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $12.59. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 18.04, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 18.66.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.27M shares per day over the past 3-months and 967.17k shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 80.52M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 76.02M. Insiders hold about 0.60% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 99.20% stake in the company. Shares short for LFG as of Aug 30, 2022 were 4.97M with a Short Ratio of 3.92, compared to 5.08M on Jul 28, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 6.16% and a Short% of Float of 6.67%.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 4 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.12 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.22 and a low estimate of $0.05, while EPS last year was $-0.33. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.14, with high estimates of $0.28 and low estimates of $0.05.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0.15 and $-0.1 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.02. EPS for the following year is $0.76, with 4 analysts recommending between $0.98 and $0.51.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 3 analysts have provided revenue estimates for LFG’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $362M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $333.12M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $349.04M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $77.13M, up 352.60% from the average estimate. Based on 4 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $551M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $619M and the low estimate is $493.02M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 57.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.