Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) traded at $17.72 at close of the session on Tuesday, 11/22/22, made a downward move of -11.80% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $20.09 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 0.07 with the day’s price range being $17.69 – $19.70. In terms of its 52-week price range, TNP has a high of $20.20 and a low of $6.95. The company’s stock has gained about 1.03% over that past 30 days.
Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited has a market cap of $508.03 million and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Dec 14, 2022 – Dec 19, 2022. With its Forward Dividend at 0.40 and a yield of 2.26%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the TNP stock to gain ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $2.02, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $5.74 for 2022 and $6.91 for next year. These figures represent 211.90% and 20.40% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $186.86 million, with a low of $182.43 million and a high of $191.3 million. The median projection represents growth squeezing down to 141.30% compared to sales growth for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2022 is expected to hit $624.15 million, or 14.30% up from figures reported last year.
There have been 1 upward and no downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the TNP stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 100% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Buy.
Based on estimates by 2 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 1 have rated the Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TNP) stock as a Hold, while 1 rate it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 0 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 the current price level is -2.66% off its SMA20 and 0.97% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 47.37 while the volatility over the past week is 6.69% and jumps to 5.80% over the past one month. The beta value is 0.16, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 1.08. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $22.00, with the estimates having a low of $19.00 and a high of $25.00. These price ends are -7.22% and -41.08% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -24.15% if the TNP share price touches on the median price of $22.00.
Let’s briefly compare Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TNP) stock to its peers. We find that current price change of -11.80% and 135.95% over the past 12 months for TNP competes that of Ardmore Shipping Corporation (ASC), which has seen its stock price rise 1.81% in the last trading session and was 285.50% over the last one year. Another of its peers Frontline Ltd. (FRO) has dropped -1.73% previous session, and was 99.44% up over the past year, while Teekay Corporation (TK) was also up 0.45% in the last session, while its price remained in the green at 29.65% over the same period. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial were at 1.36% and 1.18%, respectively, at close of the trading.
Coming back to Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 378.10K, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 0.48 million. Current shares outstanding are 28.40 million.
The insiders hold 33.30% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 18.70%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 99360.0 at a short ratio of 0.27. This represents a 0.35% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short fall in October from the previous month at 0.35 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with current price pushing the stock 144.75% up in year-to-date price movement.