Plug Power Inc. [NASDAQ: PLUG] closed the trading session at $27.98 on 04/23/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $26.32, while the highest price level was $28.14. The company report on April 25, 2021 that Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP Reminds Shareholders of Plug Power, Inc. of Deadline in Securities Fraud Class Action Lawsuit.
The law firm of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP reminds investors that a securities fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) (“Plug”) on behalf of those who purchased or acquired Plug securities between November 9, 2020 and March 1, 2021, inclusive (the “Class Period”).
Investor Deadline Reminder: Investors who purchased or acquired Plug securities during the Class Period may, no later than May 7, 2021, seek to be appointed as a lead plaintiff representative of the class. For additional information or to learn how to participate in this litigation please contact Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check, LLP: James Maro, Esq. (484) 270-1453 or Adrienne Bell, Esq. (484) 270-1435; toll free at (844) 887-9500; via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; or click https://www.ktmc.com/plug-power-class-action-lawsuit?utm_source=PR&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=Plug_Power.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -17.49 percent and weekly performance of 2.72 percent. The stock has been moved at 88.29 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -15.72 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -58.16 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 34.76M shares, PLUG reached to a volume of 28143980 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 Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]:
Wells Fargo have made an estimate for Plug Power Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal Weight, with their previous recommendation back on April 20, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Evercore ISI raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on April 20, 2021, representing the official price target for Plug Power Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while Morgan Stanley analysts kept a Equal-Weight rating on PLUG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Plug Power Inc. is set at 2.80 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 16.86, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.94.
PLUG stock trade performance evaluation
Plug Power Inc. [PLUG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.72. With this latest performance, PLUG shares dropped by -15.72% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 88.29% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 550.70% 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 PLUG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 39.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.42, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.92 for Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 39.65, while it was recorded at 26.42 for the last single week of trading, and 28.63 for the last 200 days.
Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Return on Total Capital for PLUG is now -38.03, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -41.27. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -68.42, with Return on Assets sitting at -35.25. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Plug Power Inc. [PLUG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 47.48. Additionally, PLUG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 32.20, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 29.60. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 41.09, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 27.86.
Receivables Turnover for the company is -2.46 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of -0.06.Plug Power Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.40 and a Current Ratio set at 2.90.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Plug Power Inc. [PLUG] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Plug Power Inc. posted -0.12/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.1/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -20.00%. 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 PLUG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Plug Power Inc. go to 25.00%.
Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $7,256 million, or 56.20% of PLUG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PLUG stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 47,161,335, which is approximately 14.596% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 40,465,986 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.13 billion in PLUG stocks shares; and D. E. SHAW & CO., INC., currently with $430.84 million in PLUG stock with ownership of nearly -16.056% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Plug Power Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 310 institutional holders increased their position in Plug Power Inc. [NASDAQ:PLUG] by around 79,451,211 shares. Additionally, 154 investors decreased positions by around 32,686,970 shares, while 41 investors held positions by with 147,189,222 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 259,327,403 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PLUG stock had 171 new institutional investments in for a total of 18,736,294 shares, while 52 institutional investors sold positions of 4,981,572 shares during the same period.