NextDecade Corporation (NASDAQ:NEXT) traded at $3.26 at last check on Tuesday, Sep 15, making an upward move of 9.76% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $2.97 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0.14 with the day’s price range being $2.9700 – 4.1900. The company has a 12-month trailing PE ratio of 0. In terms of its 52-week price range, NEXT has a high of $6.78 and a low of $1.12. The company’s stock has gained about 107.69% over that past 30 days.
NextDecade has a market cap of $376Million and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Nov 03, 2020- Nov 09, 2020. With its Forward Dividend at 0 and a yield of 0%, the company’s investors could be worried for the NEXT stock to lose ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.06, with the EPS growth for the year raised at -$0.27 for 2020 and -$0.23 for next year. These figures represent -0.36% and at -0.15% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the NEXT stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of Hold, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Buy.
Based on estimates by 6 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 5 have rated the NextDecade Corporation (NEXT) stock as a Hold, while none rate it as a Buy. None analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas 1 suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Hold and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the NEXT stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is 105.48% off its SMA20 and 98.7% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 77.91 while the volatility over the past week is 41.65% and drops to 15.61% over the past one month. The beta value is 0.14, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.29. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $2.83, with the estimates having a low of $1 and a high of $5. These price ends are -69.33% and +53.37% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -23.31% if the NEXT share price touches on the median price of $2.5.
Let’s briefly compare NextDecade (NEXT) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +9.76% and -51.23% over the past 12 months for NEXT competes that of Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPD), which has seen its stock price fall -0.44% in the latest trading session and is -39.96% over the last one year. Another of its peers Energy Transfer LP (ET) has climbed 1.77% today, but is -57.77% down over the past year, while Magellan Midstream Partners LP (MMP) is also up 9.76% yet its price remains in the red at -51.23% over the same period. Enterprise has a P/E ratio of 8.42 compared to NextDecade’s 0 and Energy’s 11.61. 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 NextDecade Corporation (NASDAQ:NEXT), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 336.19 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 2.41 Million. Current shares outstanding are 120.65 Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 9.65% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 83.5%. The data shows that short shares as of August 30, 2020, stood at 446.62 Million at a short ratio of 5.14. This represents a 0.37% Short interest in Shares outstanding on August 30, 2020. Shares short dropped in August from the previous month at 498.46 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock -51.63% down in year-to-date price movement.