Sierra Metals Inc. (NYSE:SMTS) traded at $3.56 at close of the session on Monday, May 03, made a downturn move of -3.26% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $3.68 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0 with the day’s price range being $3.4800 – 3.9200. The company has a trailing 12-month PE ratio of 25.43. In terms of its 52-week price range, SMTS has a high of $3.87 and a low of $0.65. The company’s stock has gained about 13.02% over that past 30 days.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the SMTS stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 100% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Buy.
Based on estimates by 4 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 1 have rated the Sierra Metals Inc. (SMTS) stock as a Hold, while 3 rate it as a Buy. None analyst(s) rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas none suggest the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Overweight and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the SMTS stock currently stands at 0, and the current price level is 11.63% off its SMA20 and 18.15% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 63.33 while the volatility over the past week is 6.49% and drops to 5.22% over the past one month. The beta value is 0, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.2. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $4.07, with the estimates having a low of $3.5 and a high of $4.4. These price ends are -1.69% and +23.6% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a +17.98% if the SMTS share price touches on the median price of $4.2.
Let’s briefly compare Sierra Metals Inc. (SMTS) stock to its peers. We find that current price change of -3.26% and +348.98% over the past 12 months for SMTS competes that of Bhp Billiton Ltd (BHP), which has seen its stock price fall -2.69% in the last trading session and was +78.86% over the last one year. Another of its peers Rio Tinto Plc (RIO) has dropped -2.82% previous session, and was +86.06% up over the past year, while Bhp Billiton Plc (BBL) was also down -3.26% in the last session, while its price remained in the green at 348.98% over the same period. Sierra Metals Inc. has a P/E ratio of 25.43 compared to Bhp Billiton Ltd’s 26.48 and Rio Tinto Plc’s 14.18. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial were at -0.72% and -0.54%, respectively, at close of the trading.
Coming back to Sierra Metals Inc. (NYSE:SMTS), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 606.52 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 212.25 Million. Current shares outstanding are 162.81 Million.
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According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 1.28% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 44.89%. The data shows that short shares as of April 14, 2021, stood at 142.46 Million at a short ratio of 0.39. This represents a 0.09% short interest in shares outstanding on April 14, 2021. Shares short dropped in April from the previous month at 200.95 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with current price pushing the stock +7.23% up in year-to-date price movement.