Vale S.A. (NYSE:VALE) reported the earnings of $0.19/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.16/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.03/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 18.8%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Vale S.A. and for the current quarter 10 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.18/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.04/share and a High Estimate of $0.33/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 5 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Vale S.A. as 8.27 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Vale S.A. is 7.1 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 8.89 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 5.9 Billion.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for VALE to be 110.8%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of -44.1%. For the next 5 years, Vale S.A. is expecting Growth of 77.45% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was -23.95% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Vale S.A., where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 2 analysts have given a Buy signal, 16 said it’s a HOLD, 5 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 25 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Vale S.A. might touch $12.5 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $8.42 and $4.86 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Vale S.A. got Upgrade on 7-Dec-16 where investment firm Credit Suisse Upgrade the stock from Underperform to Neutral.
Vale S.A. closed its last trading session at $9.44 with the gain of 1.48%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 47.69 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $9.73 and 52-week low of $2.13. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 17.04% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 19.17% and 62.5% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jan 13, 2017 and 52-Week Low on Jan 26, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.94 and Average Volume (3 months) is 33.44 million. Vale S.A. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 11.28.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -18.8%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -48.8%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -13.1%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Vale S.A. currently shows a Weekly Performance of 19.9%, where Monthly Performance is 12.84%, Quarterly performance is 74.28%, 6 Months performance is 79.8% and yearly performance percentage is 294.98%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 25.72%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.22% and Monthly Volatility of 3.81%.