An average trading volume for Liberty Energy Inc. (LBRT) has been steady over the recent period.

After finishing at $14.80 in the prior trading day, Liberty Energy Inc. (NYSE: LBRT) closed at $14.56, down -1.62%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.24 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4092610 shares were traded. LBRT stock price reached its highest trading level at $15.02 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $14.23.

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Ratios:

Our goal is to gain a better understanding of LBRT by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.10 and its Current Ratio is at 1.40. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.20 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.19.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On October 26, 2022, Wells Fargo Upgraded its rating to Overweight which previously was Equal Weight but kept the price unchanged to $24.

RBC Capital Mkts Upgraded its Sector Perform to Outperform on July 27, 2022, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $21 to $25.

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 Dec 02 when Wright Christopher A sold 17,324 shares for $16.09 per share. The transaction valued at 278,743 led to the insider holds 3,120,015 shares of the business.

Wright Christopher A sold 50,000 shares of LBRT for $815,500 on Dec 01. The Chairman of the Board & CEO now owns 3,137,339 shares after completing the transaction at $16.31 per share. On Nov 11, another insider, Wright Christopher A, who serves as the Chairman of the Board & CEO of the company, sold 4,776 shares for $18.09 each. As a result, the insider received 86,398 and left with 3,187,339 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, Liberty’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 14.66, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 4.34. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 0.97. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.73 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.92.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, LBRT has reached a high of $20.05, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $10.45. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 15.88, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 15.05.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 2.23M shares per day over the past 3-months and 2.42M shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 185.51M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 167.39M. Insiders hold about 2.40% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 87.70% stake in the company. Shares short for LBRT as of Oct 13, 2022 were 7.04M with a Short Ratio of 6.30M, compared to 7.8M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3.87% and a Short% of Float of 7.08%.

Dividends & Splits

In the trailing 12 months, LBRT’s forward annual dividend rate was 0.00, compared to 0.20 this year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.00%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 1.21%.

Earnings Estimates

Its stock is currently analyzed by 9 different market analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.7 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.88 and a low estimate of $0.53, while EPS last year was -$0.35. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.8, with high estimates of $1.01 and low estimates of $0.66.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $2.47 and $1.72 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $2.15. EPS for the following year is $3.32, with 10 analysts recommending between $4.49 and $2.46.

Revenue Estimates

10 analysts predict $1.19B in revenue for the current quarter. It ranges from a high estimate of $1.22B to a low estimate of $1.17B. As of the current estimate, Liberty Energy Inc.’s year-ago sales were $683.74M, an estimated increase of 74.30% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 9 analysts are estimating revenue of $1.24B, an increase of 55.90% less than the figure of $74.30% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $1.3B for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $1.15B.

A total of 14 analysts have provided revenue estimates for LBRT’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $4.14B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $4.08B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $4.11B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $2.47B, up 66.40% from the average estimate. Based on 14 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $5.12B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $5.52B and the low estimate is $4.5B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 24.50% from the average revenue estimate for this year.