Suncor Energy Inc. [NYSE: SU] loss -0.58% on the last trading session, reaching $34.06 price per share at the time. The company report on April 4, 2022 that Suncor Energy Strengthens Its Focus on Hydrogen and Renewable Fuels for Energy Expansion.
Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – April 4, 2022) – In addition to driving shareholder returns through its core business, Suncor (TSX: SU) (NYSE: SU) will strengthen its focus on hydrogen and renewable fuels to accelerate progress towards its objective to be a net-zero company by 2050. Optimizing the portfolio to drive shareholder returns and continue to reduce emissions requires focus and discipline. Therefore, Suncor plans to divest its wind and solar assets.
“While Suncor is in the fortunate position of being long on opportunities, we are adjusting our portfolio for fit and focus,” said Mark Little, Suncor president and chief executive officer. “By doing so, we use our strengths, competitive advantages and resources to drive shareholder returns and value over the long term and help us meet our emissions reduction targets.”.
Suncor Energy Inc. represents 1.45 billion in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $48.21 billion with the latest information. SU stock price has been found in the range of $33.79 to $34.63.
If compared to the average trading volume of 8.41M shares, SU reached a trading volume of 5033316 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 Suncor Energy Inc. [SU]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SU shares is $30.80 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SU stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. 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.
RBC Capital Mkts have made an estimate for Suncor Energy Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sector Perform, with their previous recommendation back on February 15, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on February 04, 2022, representing the official price target for Suncor Energy Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Suncor Energy Inc. is set at 0.97, with the Price to Sales ratio for SU stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.55. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.69, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.24. Price to Free Cash Flow for SU in the course of the last twelve months was 10.70 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
Trading performance analysis for SU stock
Suncor Energy Inc. [SU] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 6.34. With this latest performance, SU shares gained by 9.45% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 47.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 70.04% 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 SU stock in for the last two-week period is set at 61.44, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 63.39, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 60.65 for Suncor Energy Inc. [SU]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 31.40, while it was recorded at 33.66 for the last single week of trading, and 25.14 for the last 200 days.
Suncor Energy Inc. [SU]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Suncor Energy Inc. [SU] shares currently have an operating margin of +16.06 and a Gross Margin at +39.05. Suncor Energy Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +10.53.
Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.38, with Return on Assets sitting at 4.89.
Suncor Energy Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Suncor Energy Inc. [SU]: 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 SU. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Suncor Energy Inc. go to 8.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Suncor Energy Inc. [SU]
There are presently around $28,686 million, or 68.50% of SU stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SU stocks are: ROYAL BANK OF CANADA with ownership of 77,055,637, which is approximately 2.349% of the company’s market cap and around 0.01% of the total institutional ownership; DODGE & COX, holding 55,104,954 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.89 billion in SU stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $1.63 billion in SU stock with ownership of nearly 0.809% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Suncor Energy Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 240 institutional holders increased their position in Suncor Energy Inc. [NYSE:SU] by around 58,436,066 shares. Additionally, 213 investors decreased positions by around 78,065,736 shares, while 78 investors held positions by with 700,790,714 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 837,292,516 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SU stock had 95 new institutional investments in for a total of 11,417,845 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 28,846,275 shares during the same period.