Phillips 66 [PSX] Is Currently 0.07 below its 200 Period Moving Avg: What Dose This Mean?

Phillips 66 [NYSE: PSX] gained 0.07% or 0.05 points to close at $73.48 with a heavy trading volume of 4048385 shares. The company report on July 20, 2021 that Phillips 66 Announces Time Change for Conference Call on Second-Quarter Financial Results.

Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX) has changed the time of its conference call to discuss second-quarter earnings. The conference call webcast will now be held at 1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. At that time, the company’s executive management will discuss second-quarter 2021 financial results, which will be released earlier that day, and provide an update on strategic initiatives.

To access the webcast, go to the Events and Presentations section of the Phillips 66 Investors site, A replay of the webcast will be archived on the Events and Presentations page approximately two hours after the event, and a transcript will be available at a later date.

It opened the trading session at $73.75, the shares rose to $76.15 and dropped to $73.25, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for PSX points out that the company has recorded 9.05% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -69.82% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 3.05M shares, PSX reached to a volume of 4048385 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 Phillips 66 [PSX]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PSX shares is $98.93 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PSX 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.

Piper Sandler have made an estimate for Phillips 66 shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on April 01, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on February 22, 2021, representing the official price target for Phillips 66 stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $83 to $80, while Cowen kept a Outperform rating on PSX stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Phillips 66 is set at 2.44, with the Price to Sales ratio for PSX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.51. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.80, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.03.

Trading performance analysis for PSX stock

Phillips 66 [PSX] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -1.13. With this latest performance, PSX shares dropped by -15.63% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 9.05% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 18.48% 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 PSX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 36.61, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 38.08 for Phillips 66 [PSX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 83.45, while it was recorded at 74.29 for the last single week of trading, and 75.23 for the last 200 days.

Phillips 66 [PSX]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Phillips 66 [PSX] shares currently have an operating margin of -2.87 and a Gross Margin at +0.28. Phillips 66’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -6.25.

Return on Total Capital for PSX is now -4.64, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -11.11. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -18.15, with Return on Assets sitting at -7.02. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Phillips 66 [PSX] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 90.15. Additionally, PSX Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 47.41, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 31.28. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 83.01, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.65.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Phillips 66 [PSX] managed to generate an average of -$278,531 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.47 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.12.Phillips 66’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.

Phillips 66 [PSX]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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 PSX. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Phillips 66 go to -11.15%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Phillips 66 [PSX]

There are presently around $22,628 million, or 71.50% of PSX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PSX stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 42,950,183, which is approximately 0.447% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 33,415,052 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.46 billion in PSX stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $2.14 billion in PSX stock with ownership of nearly 9% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Phillips 66 stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 578 institutional holders increased their position in Phillips 66 [NYSE:PSX] by around 18,295,724 shares. Additionally, 568 investors decreased positions by around 11,071,025 shares, while 223 investors held positions by with 278,583,674 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 307,950,423 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PSX stock had 125 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,005,709 shares, while 83 institutional investors sold positions of 1,806,814 shares during the same period.

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