The trading price of Solitario Zinc Corp. (NYSE:XPL) floating lower at last check on Tuesday, Feb 23, closing at $1.02, -10.92% lower than its previous close.
Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it has been fluctuating between $0.7300 and $0.9349. The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period was 0, while its 5Y monthly beta was 1.84. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $1.25 and a 52-week low of $0.13. Over the past month, the stock has gained 43.66% in value.
On the technical side, indicators suggest XPL has a 100% Buy on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 100% Buy, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 100% Buy.
Here is the average analyst rating on the stock as represented by 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock should be considered as either strong buy or strong sell respectively. The number of analysts that have assigned XPL a recommendation rating is 1. Out of them, no one rate it a Hold, while 1 recommend Buy, whereas none assign an Outperform rating. None analyst(s) have tagged Solitario Zinc Corp. (XPL) as Underperform, while not any of them advise Sell. Analysts have rated the stock Buy, likely urging investors to take advantage of the opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
If we dig deeper into the stock’s outlook, we see that the stock’s PEG is 0, which symbolizes a positive outlook. A quick review shows that XPL’s price is currently 3.49% off the SMA20 and 28.11% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 52.73, and weekly volatility stands at 15.45%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 13.69%. Solitario Zinc Corp. (NYSE:XPL)’s beta value is currently sitting at 1.84, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.12. With analysts defining $0.9-$0.9 as the low and high price targets, we arrive at a consensus price target of $0.9 for the trailing 12-month period. The current price is about -1.1% off the estimated low and -1.1% off the forecast high, based on this estimate. Investors will be thrilled if XPL’s share price rises to $0.9, which is the median consensus price. At that level, XPL’s share price would be -1.1% above current price.
To see how Solitario Zinc Corp. stock has been performing today in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: XPL stock’s performance was -10.92% at last check in today’s session, and +212.69% in the past year, while Bhp Billiton Ltd (BHP) has been trading +1.21% in recent session and positioned +53.84% higher than it was a year ago. Another comparable company Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) saw its stock trading 0.22% higher in today’s session but was up +65.45% in a year. Furthermore, Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL) showed a decline of -10.92% today while its price kept rising at 212.69% over the past year. Solitario Zinc Corp. has a P/E ratio of 0, compared to Bhp Billiton Ltd’s 28.22 and Rio Tinto Plc’s 15.07. Also during today’s trading, the S&P 500 Index has soared -0.49%, while the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a negative seesion, down -0.27% today.
An evaluation of the daily trading volume of Solitario Zinc Corp. (NYSE:XPL) indicates that the 3-month average is 2.85 Million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 9.5 Million.
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Currently, records show that 58.11 Million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. According to Thomson Reuters data, insiders hold 16.37% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 6.63%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of January 28, 2021, stood at 224Million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 0.09 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 0.39% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in January were up slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 44.22 Million. However, since the stock’s price has seen +81.4% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even higher.