Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK) open the trading on December 23, 2020, with great promise as it jumped 11.79% to $4.93. During the day, the stock rose to $5.52 and sunk to $4.85 before settling in for the price of $4.41 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, FTEK posted a 52-week range of $0.30-$7.04.
The company of the Industrials sector’s yearbook sales growth during the past 5- year span was recorded -17.40%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 16.10%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 50.00%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $24.70 million, simultaneously with a float of $17.66 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $154.26 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $2.33, while the 200-day Moving Average is $1.14.
It is imperative to bring your focus towards the efficiency factor of the conglomerate that has a total of 82 employees. It has generated 371,549 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -95,744. The stock had 2.34 Receivables turnover and 0.72 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +35.55, operating margin was -24.58 and Pretax Margin of -25.72.
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Ownership Facts and Figures
Sometimes it helps to make our mind if we keep our tabs on how bigger investors are working with the stock of the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry. Fuel Tech Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 25.80%, in contrast to 24.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 02, this organization’s Director sold 50,000 shares at the rate of 3.40, making the entire transaction reach 169,900 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 0. Preceding that transaction, on Nov 25, Company’s Director sold 60,400 for 5.38, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 324,650. This particular insider is now the holder of 1,788,161 in total.
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Earnings and Revenue Records
So, what does the last quarter earnings report of the company that was made public on 9/29/2020 suggests? It has posted $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) beating the forecaster’s viewpoint (set at -$0.05) by $0.14. This company achieved a net margin of -25.77 while generating a return on equity of -26.14. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0 per share during the current fiscal year.
Fuel Tech Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 50.00%. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 12.10% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 16.10% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 3.40. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.70. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 7.28.
In the same vein, FTEK’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -0.29, a figure that is expected to reach -0.05 in the next quarter.
Technical Analysis of Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK)
[Fuel Tech Inc., FTEK] recent stats showed that its last 5-days Average volume was superior the volume it posted in the year-ago period. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 70.63% While, its Average True Range was 0.68.
Raw Stochastic average of Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 67.24%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 74.79% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 168.79% that was lower than 227.90% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.