Investigating a stock’s 52-week price history, covering the range of low and high prices, can provide significant information about its present state and future potential. Vale S.A. ADR’s current trading price is -19.48% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 24.29%. The stock’s price range during this period has varied between $12.14 and $18.75. The company, active in the Basic Materials sector, saw a trading volume of around 8.66 million for the day, considerably lower average daily volume of 20.94 million observed over the last three months.
Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) currently has a stock price of $15.10. The stock saw a sharp increase in the last trading session, hitting a high of $15.25 after opening at $15.24. The lowest recorded price for the day was $15.02 before it closed at $15.07.
Vale S.A. ADR’s stock has had a tumultuous market performance. The 1-year high for the company’s stock was $18.75 on 01/26/23, and the lowest price during the same period was recorded at $12.14 on 08/16/23.
How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization
Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) has experienced a quarterly rise of 22.62% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 64.95B and boasts a workforce of 64516 employees.
Decoding Analysts’ Ratings for Vale S.A. ADR
As of right now, 13 analysts are rating Vale S.A. ADR as a BUY, 2 of the polled analysts branded the stock as an OVERWEIGHT, 7 analysts are recommending to HOLD this stock, 0 of them gave the stock UNDERWEIGHT rating, and 1 analyst is rating the stock as SELL.
The Role of Moving Averages and Trading Volume in Technical Analysis
Based on Barchart.com data, the company’s moving average over the 100-day period was 13.60, with a change in price of +1.22. Similarly, Vale S.A. ADR recorded 20,965,754 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of +8.77%.
How VALE’s Debt-to-Equity Ratio Affects Financial Health
A company’s financial condition and market reputation can be evaluated using the debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio. This ratio, calculated by dividing a company’s total liabilities by its shareholders’ equity, indicates the proportion of debt a company employs to back its assets in relation to its shareholders’ equity. At the time of writing, the total D/E ratio for VALE stands at 0.37. Similarly, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio is also 0.34.
VALE Stock Stochastic Average
As of today, the raw stochastic average of Vale S.A. ADR over the past 50 days is 95.95%. This is a increase compared to the raw stochastic average of the last 20 days, which was recorded at 95.95%. Additionally, the Stochastic %K and %D values for the company were 95.63% and 94.71%, respectively, over the past 20 days.
VALE Stock Price Performance Analysis
The stock price’s performance over the year has been unpredictable, resulting in a mix of pessimistic and optimistic outlooks among investors. Year to date metric has recorded a loss of -8.37%.However, over the last six months, we can see a weaker performance of 10.35%. Over the last 30 days, the price of VALE has fallen by 17.02%. And in the last five days, it has surged by 5.93%.