Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSE:NAK) traded at $1.01 at last check on Tuesday, Sep 15, making a downturn move of -0.97% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $1.02 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 2.05 with the day’s price range being $0.9800 – 1.0400. The company has a 12-month trailing PE ratio of 0. In terms of its 52-week price range, NAK has a high of $2.49 and a low of $0.35. The company’s stock has gained about -32.89% over that past 30 days.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the NAK stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Buy.
Based on estimates by 5 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 1 have rated the Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NAK) stock as a Hold, while 4 rate it as a Buy. None analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas none suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Buy and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the NAK stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is -10.03% off its SMA20 and -30.43% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 42.89 while the volatility over the past week is 9.96% and jumps to 17.99% over the past one month. The beta value is 2.05, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.16. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $2.7, with the estimates having a low of $1.7 and a high of $3.72. These price ends are 68.32% and +268.32% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a +162.38% if the NAK share price touches on the median price of $2.65.
Let’s briefly compare Northern (NAK) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of -0.97% and +64.52% over the past 12 months for NAK competes that of Barrick Gold Corp (GOLD), which has seen its stock price rise 0.64% in the latest trading session and is +73.71% over the last one year. Another of its peers Franco Nev Corp (FNV) has climbed 0.66% today, and is +63.69% up over the past year, while Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd (AEM) is also down -0.97% yet its price remains in the green at 64.52% over the same period. Barrick has a P/E ratio of 11.96 compared to Northern’s 0 and Franco’s 132.22. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.93% and 0.43%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. (NYSE:NAK), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 17.05 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 11.73 Million. Current shares outstanding are 506.59 Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 10.29% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 12.66%. The data shows that short shares as of August 30, 2020, stood at 33.25 Million at a short ratio of 1.39. This represents a 6.56% Short interest in Shares outstanding on August 30, 2020. Shares short rose in August from the previous month at 31.14 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock +138.32% up in year-to-date price movement.