Baker Hughes Company [NYSE: BKR] price plunged by -4.52 percent to reach at -$1.17. The company report on June 11, 2021 that Michael Baker International Names Les Hopper, P.E., Regional Practice Lead – Transportation.
Mr. Hopper to leverage 40 years of experience and drive strategic growth in firm’s West Region.
Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, announced that Les Hopper, P.E., has joined the firm as Regional Practice Lead – Transportation for the West Region. With four decades of industry experience managing, planning and designing both public and private projects, Mr. Hopper will focus on advancing Michael Baker’s position as a transportation industry leader, delivering quality transportation projects and assisting in driving strategic growth across the firm’s 16 offices in Washington, California, Nevada and Arizona. He will be based in the firm’s Carlsbad, California, office.
A sum of 12696048 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 9.25M shares. Baker Hughes Company shares reached a high of $25.785 and dropped to a low of $24.51 until finishing in the latest session at $24.74.
The one-year BKR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 11.86. 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 $28.07 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.
Goldman have made an estimate for Baker Hughes Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 13, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays raised their target price from $25 to $28. The new note on the price target was released on May 03, 2021, representing the official price target for Baker Hughes Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $21 to $27, while Citigroup kept a Buy rating on BKR stock. On April 19, 2021, analysts decreased their price target for BKR shares from 27 to 26.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Baker Hughes Company is set at 0.88, with the Price to Sales ratio for BKR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.26. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.06, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 4.97.
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 -4.63. With this latest performance, BKR shares gained by 1.60% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.01% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 55.21% 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 49.90, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.11, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.80 for Baker Hughes Company [BKR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 22.99, while it was recorded at 25.58 for the last single week of trading, and 20.12 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 +3.25 and a Gross Margin at +18.03. Baker Hughes Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -48.01.
Return on Total Capital for BKR is now 1.96, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -40.49. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -57.09, with Return on Assets sitting at -21.76. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Baker Hughes Company [BKR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 65.48. Additionally, BKR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 39.57, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 22.21. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 56.89, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 34.38.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Baker Hughes Company [BKR] managed to generate an average of -$180,727 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.44 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 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.60.
BKR Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Baker Hughes Company posted -0.05/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0/share. 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.
Baker Hughes Company [BKR] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $24,992 million, or 92.00% of BKR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BKR stocks are: GENERAL ELECTRIC CO with ownership of 311,432,660, which is approximately -10.877% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, holding 83,082,611 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.06 billion in BKR stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $1.94 billion in BKR stock with ownership of nearly 7.122% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Baker Hughes Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 333 institutional holders increased their position in Baker Hughes Company [NYSE:BKR] by around 84,493,570 shares. Additionally, 198 investors decreased positions by around 96,339,064 shares, while 63 investors held positions by with 829,333,782 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 1,010,166,416 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BKR stock had 99 new institutional investments in for a total of 13,396,735 shares, while 55 institutional investors sold positions of 6,113,974 shares during the same period.