GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF] gain 5.53% so far this year. What now?

GrafTech International Ltd. [NYSE: EAF] jumped around 0.02 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $11.25 at the close of the session, up 0.18%. The company report on July 3, 2021 that GrafTech Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast.

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GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE:EAF) will hold its Second Quarter 2021 Conference Call and Webcast on Friday, August 6, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (EDT). The call will be hosted by senior management to discuss financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2021 and current business initiatives.

These financial results will be released on Friday, August 6, 2021 before market open and will be available on our investor relations website at http://ir.graftech.com.

GrafTech International Ltd. stock is now 5.53% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. EAF Stock saw the intraday high of $11.51 and lowest of $11.14 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 14.16, which means current price is +18.05% above from all time high which was touched on 05/17/21.

Compared to the average trading volume of 3.36M shares, EAF reached a trading volume of 2300351 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for EAF shares is $15.25 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on EAF stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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 GrafTech International Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 16, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, RBC Capital Mkts raised their target price from $12 to $16. The new note on the price target was released on May 13, 2021, representing the official price target for GrafTech International Ltd. stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for GrafTech International Ltd. is set at 0.41, with the Price to Sales ratio for EAF stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.39. Price to Free Cash Flow for EAF in the course of the last twelve months was 5.71 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.60.

How has EAF stock performed recently?

GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.63. With this latest performance, EAF shares dropped by -7.10% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -2.77% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 54.32% 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 EAF stock in for the last two-week period is set at 40.00, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 39.67, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 41.51 for GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.43, while it was recorded at 11.36 for the last single week of trading, and 10.69 for the last 200 days.

GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF] shares currently have an operating margin of +47.69 and a Gross Margin at +53.57. GrafTech International Ltd.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +35.48.

Return on Total Capital for EAF is now 52.42, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 39.15. Additionally, EAF Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 130.00, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 99.63.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF] managed to generate an average of $338,034 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.37 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.83.GrafTech International Ltd.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.60 and a Current Ratio set at 2.90.

Earnings analysis for GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF]

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 EAF. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for GrafTech International Ltd. go to -5.87%.

Insider trade positions for GrafTech International Ltd. [EAF]

There are presently around $2,818 million, or 91.70% of EAF stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of EAF stocks are: BROOKFIELD ASSET MANAGEMENT INC. with ownership of 97,742,570, which is approximately -33.843% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 15,964,526 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $179.6 million in EAF stocks shares; and NORGES BANK, currently with $100.25 million in EAF stock with ownership of nearly 693.358% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in GrafTech International Ltd. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 184 institutional holders increased their position in GrafTech International Ltd. [NYSE:EAF] by around 62,904,294 shares. Additionally, 74 investors decreased positions by around 57,425,456 shares, while 15 investors held positions by with 130,176,620 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 250,506,370 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. EAF stock had 79 new institutional investments in for a total of 23,536,809 shares, while 23 institutional investors sold positions of 3,634,641 shares during the same period.

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