Baker Hughes Company [NYSE: BKR] price surged by 0.58 percent to reach at $0.08. The company report on September 4, 2020 that Baker Hughes Announces August 2020 Rig Counts.
Baker Hughes (NYSE: BKR) announced today that the Baker Hughes international rig count for August 2020 was 747 up 4 from the 743 counted in July 2020, and down 391 from the 1,138 counted in August 2019. The international offshore rig count for August 2020 was 184, up 1 from the 183 counted in July 2020, and down 60 from the 244 counted in August 2019.
The average U.S. rig count for August 2020 was 250, down 5 from the 255 counted in July 2020, and down 679 from the 926 counted in August 2019. The average Canadian rig count for August 2020 was 53, up 21 from the 32 counted in July 2020, and down 89 from the 142 counted in August 2019.
A sum of 6879473 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 6.61M shares. Baker Hughes Company shares reached a high of $13.97 and dropped to a low of $13.545 until finishing in the latest session at $13.95.
The one-year BKR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 32.74. The average equity rating for BKR stock is currently 1.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Baker Hughes Company [BKR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BKR shares is $20.74 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BKR stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Scotiabank have made an estimate for Baker Hughes Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sector Perform, with their previous recommendation back on July 16, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Cowen raised their target price from $19 to $21. The new note on the price target was released on June 19, 2020, representing the official price target for Baker Hughes Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $17, while Northland Capital analysts kept a Market Perform rating on BKR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Baker Hughes Company is set at 0.58, with the Price to Sales ratio for BKR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.64. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.52, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.02. Price to Free Cash Flow for BKR in the course of the last twelve months was 19.61 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.
BKR Stock Performance Analysis:
Baker Hughes Company [BKR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.12. With this latest performance, BKR shares dropped by -20.42% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 9.58% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -38.38% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BKR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 35.99, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 33.32, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.26 for Baker Hughes Company [BKR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.61, while it was recorded at 14.09 for the last single week of trading, and 17.25 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Baker Hughes Company Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Baker Hughes Company [BKR] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.82 and a Gross Margin at +21.49. Baker Hughes Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +0.54.
Return on Total Capital for BKR is now 3.86, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 0.49. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 0.65, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.24. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Baker Hughes Company [BKR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 34.04. Additionally, BKR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 25.39, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 13.99. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 31.66, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 23.62.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Baker Hughes Company [BKR] managed to generate an average of $1,882 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.85 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.45.Baker Hughes Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.
BKR Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Baker Hughes Company posted 0.21/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.24/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -12.50%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BKR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Baker Hughes Company go to 2.47%.
Baker Hughes Company [BKR] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $13,979 million, or 96.60% of BKR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BKR stocks are: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO with ownership of 377,427,884, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; DODGE & COX, holding 90,324,036 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.26 billion in BKR stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $1.08 billion in BKR stock with ownership of nearly 19.859% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Baker Hughes Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 234 institutional holders increased their position in Baker Hughes Company [NYSE:BKR] by around 52,391,763 shares. Additionally, 247 investors decreased positions by around 48,993,261 shares, while 57 investors held positions by with 900,695,969 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,002,080,993 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BKR stock had 61 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,207,038 shares, while 74 institutional investors sold positions of 10,601,236 shares during the same period.