Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $4.41, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $4.53. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $4.20 and a 2nd Support Level at $4.11. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Valaris plc (VAL) was $4.28. Valaris plc (VAL) stock has lost $0.34, or -2.95%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.27, or -5.93%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.38, or -8.15%. This year-to-date, Valaris plc (VAL) shares have lost -$9.96, or -69.94%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Valaris plc (VAL) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”
With 197,877 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $842,956K. Valaris plc (VAL) generates $1,705 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of -$639,700 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -81.13%, a 3-Year Total Return of -88.94%, and a 5-year Total Return of -96.57%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is -98.22%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.040 per share on 03/08/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 09/19, Valaris plc (VAL) reported earnings of -$1.27 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$1.46 per share, representing a 0.19 difference and 13.01% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 06/19, the reported earnings of -$1.32 represented a -0.01 difference from the consensus estimate calling for -$1.31 per share, which was a -0.76% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 12/2019, the average earnings estimate is -$1.35 per share. This estimate came from a total of 7 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was -$1.21 and the low estimate was -$1.45. In the year-ago quarter, Valaris plc (VAL) generated per-share earnings of -$1.56. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +13.46%.
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 8 purchases (17,267,766 shares in total) and 5 sale (4,865 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 8 insider buys amounting to 17,267,766 shares and 5 insider sales amounting to 4,865 shares. In the past full year, 59 insider purchases were made (involving 19,119,644 shares) and 59 insider sell-offs equivalent to 709,945 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, Valaris plc (VAL) has a Current Ratio of 2.43, a Quick Ratio of 1.93 and a Cash Ratio of 1.14. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 61.92, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 38.24, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 35.73. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is -0.57 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 61.92.