Wall Street Analyst Upgrade MasTec Inc. [MTZ]. What else is Wall St. saying

MasTec Inc. [NYSE: MTZ] surged by $1.29 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $51.39 during the day while it closed the day at $49.64. The company report on October 30, 2020 that MasTec Announces Strong Third Quarter 2020 Earnings Results.

– Third Quarter 2020 Results Include GAAP Net Income of $116.9 Million , Adjusted EBITDA of $265 Million , Diluted Earnings Per Share of $1.59 , and Adjusted Diluted Earnings of $1.83 Per Share, Exceeding Guidance Expectations.

– Strong Third Quarter Cash Flow from Operations of $216 Million , and Record Year to Date Level of $712 Million in Cash Flow from Operations.

MasTec Inc. stock has also loss -2.76% of its value over the past 7 days. However, MTZ stock has inclined by 16.20% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 41.51% and lost -22.63% year-on date.

The market cap for MTZ stock reached $3.57 billion, with 72.14 million shares outstanding and 55.52 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 738.81K shares, MTZ reached a trading volume of 1818353 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 MasTec Inc. [MTZ]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MTZ shares is $58.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MTZ 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.

UBS have made an estimate for MasTec Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on August 12, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, B. Riley FBR raised their target price from $40 to $46. The new note on the price target was released on May 04, 2020, representing the official price target for MasTec Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $72 to $63, while Robert W. Baird kept a Outperform rating on MTZ stock. On October 24, 2019, analysts increased their price target for MTZ shares from 63 to 73.

The Average True Range (ATR) for MasTec Inc. is set at 2.14, with the Price to Sales ratio for MTZ stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.53. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.91, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.31. Price to Free Cash Flow for MTZ in the course of the last twelve months was 5.99 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.50.

MTZ stock trade performance evaluation

MasTec Inc. [MTZ] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.76. With this latest performance, MTZ shares gained by 19.61% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 41.51% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -21.13% 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 MTZ stock in for the last two-week period is set at 57.92, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 60.39, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.37 for MasTec Inc. [MTZ]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 45.38, while it was recorded at 48.22 for the last single week of trading, and 43.17 for the last 200 days.

MasTec Inc. [MTZ]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and MasTec Inc. [MTZ] shares currently have an operating margin of +8.05 and a Gross Margin at +12.22. MasTec Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.46.

Return on Total Capital for MTZ is now 18.47, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 13.14. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 24.70, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.18. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, MasTec Inc. [MTZ] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 93.36. Additionally, MTZ Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 48.28, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 32.87. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 82.17, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 42.50.

Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.78 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.50.MasTec Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.50 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for MasTec Inc. [MTZ] stock

With the latest financial reports released by the company, MasTec Inc. posted 1.3/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.26/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 3.20%. 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 MTZ. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for MasTec Inc. go to -6.25%.

MasTec Inc. [MTZ]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $3,242 million, or 89.90% of MTZ stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MTZ stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 7,528,169, which is approximately -3.348% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 6,283,227 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $311.9 million in MTZ stocks shares; and MACQUARIE GROUP LTD, currently with $214.06 million in MTZ stock with ownership of nearly -4.743% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in MasTec Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 141 institutional holders increased their position in MasTec Inc. [NYSE:MTZ] by around 11,241,317 shares. Additionally, 183 investors decreased positions by around 8,390,373 shares, while 42 investors held positions by with 45,688,127 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 65,319,817 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MTZ stock had 48 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,433,382 shares, while 45 institutional investors sold positions of 1,940,052 shares during the same period.

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