Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (NYSE:CCU) currently has a daily average trading volume of 264.09K but it saw 273118 shares traded on Wednesday. With a market cap of 2.23B USD, stock’s current market price of $11.85 came rising about 1.98 while comparing to the previous closing price of $11.62. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $17.78 and as low as $9.31. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $11.89 while lowest mark touched by it was $11.58.
Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A. (CCU) gives us an average price of $11.22, while its current price level is -33.35% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 27.28% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $10.76 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $12.58. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 3.25% during that period while stretching the period over a month that decreases to 2.81%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 65.11 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the HSBC Securities which downgraded the stock as “Hold” in its note to investors issued on November 14, 2022, recommending a price target of $13 for it. JP Morgan upgraded its recommendation for the stock as a “Neutral” from “Underweight” on September 28, 2022 while assigning a price target range of $12-$13. Goldman issued its recommendations for the stock as it upgraded the price target for the stock is $16.80.
Over the week, CCU’s stock price is moving 4.22% up while it is 13.83% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -27.79% down and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -30.72%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 3/30/2022, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $0.43 beat the consensus estimate of $0.36 for the same. For CCU, analysts are forecasting an EPS-growth rate of -56.30% for current year and estimate for EPS growth in next year is 33.90%. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $754.77 million as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $3.08 billion and seeing the company making $3.35 billion in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $603 million for current-quarter revenue.
Currently, Compania Cervecerias Unidas S.A.’s total number of outstanding shares is 184.75M with 0.00% of that held by the insiders while 19.52% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 13.10% and return on equity (ROE) at 10.80%. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 13.91 while having a 15.72 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 0.78. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 1.44 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 0.74. Its return on asset (ROA) is 4.30% on average.