The trading price of NexGen Energy Ltd. (NYSE:NXE) floating lower at last check on Wednesday, May 24, closing at $3.83, -4.01% lower than its previous close.
Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it has been fluctuating between $3.98 and $4.17. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $5.33 and a 52-week low of $3.39. Over the past month, the stock has gained 6.69% in value.
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NexGen Energy Ltd., whose market valuation is $2.64 billion at the time of this writing, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Aug 03, 2023 – Aug 07, 2023. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by -$0.02 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of -$0.07 for 2023 and -$0.07 for 2024. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of 22.20%.
A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of NexGen Energy Ltd. No upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest NXE has a 50% Sell on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 100% Sell.
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 NXE a recommendation rating is 11. Out of them, 0 rate it a Hold, while 9 recommend Buy, whereas 2 assign an Overweight rating. 0 analyst(s) have tagged NexGen Energy Ltd. (NXE) as Underweight, while 0 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.
A quick review shows that NXE’s price is currently -2.59% off the SMA20 and 1.18% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 47.10, and weekly volatility stands at 4.53%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 4.03%. NexGen Energy Ltd. (NYSE:NXE)’s beta value is currently sitting at 1.78, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.16. With analysts defining $4.99-$8.53 as the low and high price targets, we arrive at a consensus price target of $7.16 for the trailing 12-month period. The current price is about -30.29% off the estimated low and -122.72% off the forecast high, based on this estimate. Investors will be thrilled if NXE’s share price rises to $7.10, which is the median consensus price. At that level, NXE’s share price would be -85.38% below current price.
To see how NexGen Energy Ltd. stock has been performing today in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: NXE stock’s performance was -4.01% at last check in today’s session, and -16.38% in the past year, while NexGen Energy Ltd. (NXE) has been trading -4.01% in recent session and positioned -16.38% lower than it was a year ago. Also during today’s trading, the S&P 500 Index has plunged -0.72%, while the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a negative session, down -0.60% today.
An evaluation of the daily trading volume of NexGen Energy Ltd. (NYSE:NXE) indicates that the 3-month average is 1.75 million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 1.27 million.
Currently, records show that 485.40 million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 15.95% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 33.48%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Apr 27, 2023, stood at 19.61 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 12.39 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 4.02% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in April were up slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 19.44 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen -13.54% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even lower.