Americold Realty Trust [NYSE: COLD] closed the trading session at $37.00 on 09/15/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $36.78, while the highest price level was $37.21.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 5.53 percent and weekly performance of -1.93 percent. The stock has been moved at 30.28 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -2.79 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 1.98 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.38M shares, COLD reached to a volume of 1074412 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Americold Realty Trust [COLD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for COLD shares is $44.13 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on COLD stock is a recommendation set at 1.60. 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.
Berenberg have made an estimate for Americold Realty Trust shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 13, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on May 11, 2020, representing the official price target for Americold Realty Trust stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $42.50 to $35, while BofA/Merrill kept a Neutral rating on COLD stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Americold Realty Trust is set at 0.87, with the Price to Sales ratio for COLD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.99. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.50, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.45.
COLD stock trade performance evaluation
Americold Realty Trust [COLD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.93. With this latest performance, COLD shares dropped by -2.79% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 30.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 2.35% 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 COLD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 40.06, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 35.28, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.06 for Americold Realty Trust [COLD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 38.32, while it was recorded at 37.05 for the last single week of trading, and 35.15 for the last 200 days.
Americold Realty Trust [COLD]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Americold Realty Trust [COLD] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.29 and a Gross Margin at +17.65. Americold Realty Trust’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.70.
Return on Total Capital for COLD is now 2.56, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 1.63. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 3.79, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.44. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Americold Realty Trust [COLD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 105.40. Additionally, COLD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 51.31, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 46.32. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 104.08, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 50.67.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Americold Realty Trust [COLD] managed to generate an average of $3,822 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.84 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.53.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Americold Realty Trust [COLD] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Americold Realty Trust posted 0.14/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.25/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -44.00%. 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 COLD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Americold Realty Trust go to 9.50%.
Americold Realty Trust [COLD]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $7,840 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of COLD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 28,348,233, which is approximately 3.72% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 14,280,325 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $528.37 million in COLD stocks shares; and COHEN & STEERS, INC., currently with $517.04 million in COLD stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Americold Realty Trust stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 195 institutional holders increased their position in Americold Realty Trust [NYSE:COLD] by around 29,994,860 shares. Additionally, 161 investors decreased positions by around 28,801,465 shares, while 36 investors held positions by with 153,092,952 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 211,889,277 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. COLD stock had 59 new institutional investments in for a total of 17,128,069 shares, while 40 institutional investors sold positions of 3,480,251 shares during the same period.