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 -19.24% away from its 52-week high, while its distance from the 52-week low is 24.66%. 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 18.12 million for the day, considerably lower average daily volume of 21.0 million observed over the last three months.
Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) currently has a stock price of $15.14. The stock saw a sharp increase in the last trading session, hitting a high of $15.265 after opening at $15.15. The lowest recorded price for the day was $15.10 before it closed at $15.20.
In terms of market performance, Vale S.A. ADR had a somewhat regular. The highest value for the stock in the past year was $18.75 on 01/26/23, while the lowest value was $12.14 on 08/16/23.
How Financial Performance Impacts Market Capitalization
Vale S.A. ADR (VALE) has experienced a quarterly rise of 23.09% in its revenues when compared to the same period in the previous year. Presently, the company has a total market capitalization of 65.15B 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 13.62, with a change in price of +1.81. Similarly, Vale S.A. ADR recorded 21,048,234 in trading volume during the last 100 days, posting a change of +13.58%.
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 95.82%. This is a increase compared to the raw stochastic average of the last 20 days, which was recorded at 95.76%. Additionally, the Stochastic %K and %D values for the company were 96.01% and 95.45%, respectively, over the past 20 days.
VALE Stock Price Performance Analysis
The performance of the stock price over the year has been up and down, leaving investors with either an optimistic or pessimistic outlook, depending on how they interpret the data. Year to date metric has recorded a loss of -8.10%.However, over the last six months, we can see a weaker performance of 12.52%. Over the last 30 days, the price of VALE has fallen by 18.65%. And in the last five days, it has surged by 3.77%.