There’s a new sense of excitement surrounding Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A. (AMBP)

The closing price of Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A. (NYSE: AMBP) was $5.58 for the day, up 0.72% from the previous closing price of $5.54. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.04 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1153010 shares were traded. AMBP stock price reached its highest trading level at $5.62 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $5.46.

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Our analysis of AMBP’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.10 and its Current Ratio is at 1.50. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 11.82 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 11.64.

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 the company, BofA Securities on December 15, 2022, Upgraded its rating to Buy and sets its target price to $6 from $5.60 previously.

On October 28, 2022, BMO Capital Markets Downgraded its rating to Market Perform which previously was Outperform and also lowered its target price recommendation from $9 to $5.

RBC Capital Mkts Downgraded its Outperform to Sector Perform on October 14, 2022, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $7 to $5.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Ardagh’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 14.31, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.16. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.80. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.69 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 11.62.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, AMBP has reached a high of $9.80, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $3.91. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 4.74, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 5.75.

Shares Statistics:

AMBP traded an average of 1.84M shares per day over the past three months and 1.52M shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 599.80M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 149.11M. Insiders hold about 75.33% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 19.30% stake in the company. Shares short for AMBP as of Oct 13, 2022 were 7M with a Short Ratio of 8.01M, compared to 4.81M on Sep 14, 2022.

Earnings Estimates

The firm’s stock currently is rated by 9 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.1 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.13 and a low estimate of $0.05, while EPS last year was $0.14. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.08, with high estimates of $0.12 and low estimates of $0.06.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $0.45 and $0.33 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $0.38. EPS for the following year is $0.42, with 9 analysts recommending between $0.59 and $0.22.

Revenue Estimates

It is expected that $90B in revenue will be generated in the current quarter, according to 6 analysts. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.4B to a low estimate of $1.03B. As of the current estimate, Ardagh Metal Packaging S.A.’s year-ago sales were $1.09B, an estimated increase of 11.40% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 3 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.28B, an increase of 12.10% over than the figure of $11.40% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $1.35B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.21B.

A total of 9 analysts have provided revenue estimates for AMBP’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $5.15B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4.46B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $4.82B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $4.05B, up 18.80% from the average estimate. Based on 9 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.2B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $5.72B and the low estimate is $4.38B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 8.00% from the average revenue estimate for this year.