Plug Power Inc. [NASDAQ: PLUG] gained 2.33% on the last trading session, reaching $29.85 price per share at the time. The company report on June 18, 2021 that Plug Power to Announce 2021 First Quarter Results.
Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), a leading provider of hydrogen engines and fueling solutions enabling e-mobility, will announce its 2021 first quarter results on June 22, 2021.
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Plug Power Inc. represents 589.68 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $17.36 billion with the latest information. PLUG stock price has been found in the range of $28.64 to $30.045.
If compared to the average trading volume of 34.74M shares, PLUG reached a trading volume of 21609181 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 Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PLUG shares is $46.97 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PLUG stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.
BTIG Research have made an estimate for Plug Power Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 28, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Wells Fargo raised their target price to Equal Weight. 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 $42, while Evercore ISI analysts kept a Outperform rating on PLUG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Plug Power Inc. is set at 1.75 The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.68, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.26.
Trading performance analysis for PLUG stock
Plug Power Inc. [PLUG] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.36. With this latest performance, PLUG shares gained by 8.66% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -2.36% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 444.71% 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 50.78, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.09, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.84 for Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 27.85, while it was recorded at 29.54 for the last single week of trading, and 32.11 for the last 200 days.
Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Return on Total Capital for PLUG is now -42.68, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -46.71. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -74.39, with Return on Assets sitting at -39.45. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Plug Power Inc. [PLUG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 38.31. Additionally, PLUG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 27.70, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 24.96. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 33.31, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 24.08.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Plug Power Inc. [PLUG] managed to generate an average of -$463,934 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is -1.87 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 6.60 and a Current Ratio set at 7.20.
Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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.
An analysis of insider ownership at Plug Power Inc. [PLUG]
There are presently around $8,584 million, or 52.30% of PLUG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PLUG stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 59,768,929, which is approximately 26.733% of the company’s market cap and around 0.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 45,808,517 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.37 billion in PLUG stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $633.76 million in PLUG stock with ownership of nearly 164.759% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Plug Power Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of June and at the time of the June reporting period, where 339 institutional holders increased their position in Plug Power Inc. [NASDAQ:PLUG] by around 83,254,914 shares. Additionally, 244 investors decreased positions by around 49,373,589 shares, while 32 investors held positions by with 154,932,227 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 287,560,730 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PLUG stock had 168 new institutional investments in for a total of 18,475,262 shares, while 88 institutional investors sold positions of 13,612,089 shares during the same period.