Citigroup lifts Vale S.A. ADR [VALE] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

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Vale S.A. ADR [NYSE: VALE] traded at a high on 11/03/23, posting a 0.28 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $14.53. The company report on December 13, 2022 at 4:01 PM that STEADRIGHT ANNOUNCES NEW EXPERIENCED CRITICAL MINERALS BOARD MEMBER.

Steadright’s CEO John Morgan commented, “Mr. Rochon is an invaluable asset to Steadright’s team as we continue to build the company. I am excited to work on the highly encouraging historical critical mineral results that is being navigated by Robert Palkovits, V.P. of Exploration and his team of world class professionals. We are very excited to have a board member as experienced as Mr. Rochon come onboard to help us rapidly advance our goals of exploring for a better tomorrow.”.

The results of the trading session contributed to over 18723827 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of Vale S.A. ADR stands at 2.07% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.22%.

The market cap for VALE stock reached $62.52 billion, with 4.48 billion shares outstanding and 4.30 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 21.43M shares, VALE reached a trading volume of 18723827 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

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What do top market gurus say about Vale S.A. ADR [VALE]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VALE shares is $16.52 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VALE stock is a recommendation set at 1.87. 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.

Citigroup have made an estimate for Vale S.A. ADR shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 30, 2023.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Vale S.A. ADR is set at 0.36, with the Price to Sales ratio for VALE stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.56. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.65, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.94. Price to Free Cash Flow for VALE in the course of the last twelve months was 11.57 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.

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How has VALE stock performed recently?

Vale S.A. ADR [VALE] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 7.71. With this latest performance, VALE shares gained by 13.69% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.68% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 17.61% 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 VALE stock in for the last two-week period is set at 68.57, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 76.78, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 63.02 for Vale S.A. ADR [VALE]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 13.38, while it was recorded at 14.09 for the last single week of trading, and 14.52 for the last 200 days.

Vale S.A. ADR [VALE]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vale S.A. ADR [VALE] shares currently have an operating margin of +40.96 and a Gross Margin at +44.59. Vale S.A. ADR’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +38.01.

Return on Total Capital for VALE is now 33.34, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 32.34. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 45.38, with Return on Assets sitting at 18.08. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Vale S.A. ADR [VALE] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 35.45. Additionally, VALE Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 26.17, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 14.63. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 34.09, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 25.16.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vale S.A. ADR [VALE] managed to generate an average of $1,334,646 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.11 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.48.Vale S.A. ADR’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.08.

Earnings analysis for Vale S.A. ADR [VALE]

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 VALE. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Vale S.A. ADR go to -12.25%.

Insider trade positions for Vale S.A. ADR [VALE]

The top three institutional holders of VALE stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 1.3 billion shares, which is approximately 8.2579%. BLACKROCK INC., holding 1.04 billion shares of the stock with an approximate value of $201.66 billion in VALE stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $177.59 billion in VALE stock with ownership which is approximately 5.7994%.

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