24.86% percent quarterly performance for Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) is not indicative of the underlying story

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE: HLX) on Monday, soared 3.65% from the previous trading day, before settling in for the closing price of $10.95. Within the past 52 weeks, HLX’s price has moved between $6.18 and $12.14.

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During the last 5-year period, the sales growth of Energy Sector giant was 13.66%. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of 763.92%. With a float of $142.70 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $152.29 million.

Let’s determine the extent of company efficiency that accounts for 2531 employees.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) Insider Activity

Observing investor behavior towards Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc is 6.39%, while institutional ownership is 90.89%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Sep 28 ’23, was worth 77,588. In this transaction Director of this company sold 6,800 shares at a rate of $11.41, taking the stock ownership to the 27,990 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Aug 18 ’23, when Company’s EVP and COO sold 10,000 for $9.53, making the entire transaction worth $95,300. This insider now owns 163,948 shares in total.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) Earnings and Forecasts

As on 3/31/2024, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported 0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at 0.03) by 0.02. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.19 per share during the current fiscal year.

According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 763.92% per share during the next fiscal year.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE: HLX) Trading Performance Indicators

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. A quick ratio of 1.68 was reported for the most recent quarter. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 1.30. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 8.74.

For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -0.21, a number that is poised to hit 0.20 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 0.85 in one year’s time.

Technical Analysis of Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (HLX)

Looking closely at Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE: HLX), its last 5-days average volume was 1.39 million, which is a drop from its year-to-date volume of 1.73 million. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 52.47%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 0.38.

During the past 100 days, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc’s (HLX) raw stochastic average was set at 75.54%, which indicates a significant decrease from 80.20% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 32.64% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 38.62% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.

At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $10.58, while its 200-day Moving Average is $10.07. However, in the short run, Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc’s stock first resistance to watch stands at $11.58. Second resistance stands at $11.80. The third major resistance level sits at $12.04. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $11.11, it is likely to go to the next support level at $10.87. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $10.65.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc (NYSE: HLX) Key Stats

Market capitalization of the company is 1.73 billion based on 152,453K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 1,290 M and income totals -10,840 K. The company made 296,210 K in profit during its latest quarter, and -26,290 K in sales during its previous quarter.