As on January 08, 2021, Fuel Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: FTEK) got off with the flyer as it spiked 19.50% to $5.76. During the day, the stock rose to $5.87 and sunk to $4.98 before settling in for the price of $4.82 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, FTEK posted a 52-week range of $0.30-$7.04.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Industrials sector firm’s annual sales growth was -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 $17.97 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $119.12 million. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $3.06, while the 200-day Moving Average is $1.34.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 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
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Pollution & Treatment Controls industry. Fuel Tech Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 27.30%, in contrast to 21.50% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Dec 31, this organization’s 10% Owner sold 42,711 shares at the rate of 4.01, making the entire transaction reach 171,288 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 4,244,234. Preceding that transaction, on Dec 23, Company’s Acting PFO and Treasurer sold 41,900 for 5.00, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 209,500. This particular insider is now the holder of 38,805 in total.
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 9/29/2020, the company posted $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (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 0.60. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 5.62.
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)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [Fuel Tech Inc., FTEK], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 2.4 million was better the volume of 2.4 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 63.98% While, its Average True Range was 0.62.
Raw Stochastic average of Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 80.12%, which indicates a major fall in contrast to 95.91% 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 182.14% that was lower than 231.13% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.