Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on May 18, 2021, Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) set off with pace as it heaved 1.89% to $14.59. During the day, the stock rose to $14.68 and sunk to $14.0101 before settling in for the price of $14.32 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, RFP posted a 52-week range of $1.78-$17.18.
In the past 5-years timespan, the Basic Materials sector firm’s annual sales growth was -5.10%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 15.30%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is 122.50%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $81.20 million, simultaneously with a float of $79.53 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $1.17 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $12.58, while the 200-day Moving Average is $7.67.
If we measure the efficiency of the company that is accounted for 7100 employees. It has generated 394,366 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was 1,408. The stock had 8.93 Receivables turnover and 0.76 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +22.18, operating margin was +5.04 and Pretax Margin of +2.18.
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Ownership Facts and Figures
Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Paper & Paper Products industry. Resolute Forest Products Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 2.40%, in contrast to 83.90% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on May 07, this organization’s Senior Vice President & CLO sold 15,377 shares at the rate of 15.91, making the entire transaction reach 244,659 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 113,410. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 16, Company’s Chief Executive Officer sold 22,952 for 10.51, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 241,226. This particular insider is now the holder of 582,143 in total.
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) Earnings and Revenue Records
As on 3/31/2021, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $1.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the period falling under the consensus outlook (set at $1.66) by -$0.21. This company achieved a net margin of +0.36 while generating a return on equity of 0.86. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.19 per share during the current fiscal year.
Resolute Forest Products Inc.’s EPS increase for this current 12-month fiscal period is 122.50% and is forecasted to reach 1.77 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 0.21% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 15.30% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (NYSE: RFP) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.10. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.17. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $12.33, and its Beta score is 3.34. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.39. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 3.04.
In the same vein, RFP’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 1.18, a figure that is expected to reach 2.37 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 1.77 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP)
Going through the that latest performance of [Resolute Forest Products Inc., RFP]. Its last 5-days volume of 0.91 million indicated improvement to the volume of 0.79 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 21.30% While, its Average True Range was 1.09.
Raw Stochastic average of Resolute Forest Products Inc. (RFP) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 76.60%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 44.13% 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 101.72% that was higher than 79.26% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.