FuelCell Energy Inc. [NASDAQ: FCEL] loss -6.22% or -1.13 points to close at $17.03 with a heavy trading volume of 31552863 shares. The company report on March 12, 2021 that FuelCell Energy Announces Joining Hydrogen Europe.
FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: FCEL) — a global leader in fuel cell technology—with a purpose of utilizing its proprietary, state-of-the-art fuel cell platforms to enable a world empowered by clean energy— announced it has joined Hydrogen Europe, the leading European association representing the interests of the hydrogen and fuel cell industry and its stakeholders. FuelCell Energy, by joining Hydrogen Europe, joins a community of major companies working to significantly advance and accelerate the hydrogen economy.
“We, at FuelCell Energy, have set our sights on becoming a leading global player in the distributed hydrogen production market,” said Mr. Jason Few, President and CEO. “FuelCell Energy brings its over 50 years of experience of developing, commercializing, manufacturing and operating utility scale fuel cell power platforms to the growing hydrogen space. We are proud to join Hydrogen Europe and work alongside the many well-respected industry and research experts to advance this important movement.”.
It opened the trading session at $18.009, the shares rose to $18.37 and dropped to $16.88, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for FCEL points out that the company has recorded 684.79% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -1603.0% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 48.98M shares, FCEL reached to a volume of 31552863 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for FCEL shares is $13.60 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on FCEL stock is a recommendation set at 3.10. 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.
JP Morgan have made an estimate for FuelCell Energy Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on January 14, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Jefferies raised their target price to Hold. The new note on the price target was released on January 07, 2021, representing the official price target for FuelCell Energy Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $8.50, while Canaccord Genuity analysts kept a Hold rating on FCEL stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for FuelCell Energy Inc. is set at 2.37, with the Price to Sales ratio for FCEL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 78.29. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 22.41, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.46.
Trading performance analysis for FCEL stock
FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 34.94. With this latest performance, FCEL shares dropped by -33.89% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 684.79% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 1380.87% 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 FCEL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.97, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 48.83, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.97 for FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 18.64, while it was recorded at 17.01 for the last single week of trading, and 7.48 for the last 200 days.
FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL] shares currently have an operating margin of -55.80 and a Gross Margin at -7.49. FuelCell Energy Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -125.73.
Return on Total Capital for FCEL is now -11.16, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -26.89. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -45.70, with Return on Assets sitting at -20.80. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 76.77. Additionally, FCEL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 43.43, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 37.31. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 88.45, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 38.26.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL] managed to generate an average of -$281,984 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.96 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.17.FuelCell Energy Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.10 and a Current Ratio set at 4.00.
FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, FuelCell Energy Inc. posted -0.2/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.08/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -150.00%. 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 FCEL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for FuelCell Energy Inc. go to 15.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at FuelCell Energy Inc. [FCEL]
There are presently around $1,671 million, or 31.90% of FCEL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of FCEL stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 21,193,130, which is approximately 50.735% of the company’s market cap and around 3.82% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 15,410,485 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $262.44 million in FCEL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $117.02 million in FCEL stock with ownership of nearly 41.361% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in FuelCell Energy Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 167 institutional holders increased their position in FuelCell Energy Inc. [NASDAQ:FCEL] by around 40,571,543 shares. Additionally, 59 investors decreased positions by around 41,762,984 shares, while 9 investors held positions by with 15,766,651 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 98,101,178 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. FCEL stock had 106 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,141,346 shares, while 34 institutional investors sold positions of 34,650,616 shares during the same period.