Albertsons Companies Inc (ACI) concluded trading on Thursday at a closing price of $21.35, with 3.69 million shares of worth about $78.75 million changed hands on the day. Half year performance of the stock remained negative as price took a plunge of -1.57% during that period and on Thursday the price saw a gain of about 0.71%. Currently the company’s common shares owned by public are about 569.67M shares, out of which, 330.99M shares are available for trading.
According to filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), insiders took part in trade of the company’s stock for 77 times over the past 12 months. They bought 2,180,665 shares in 41 of the transactions. In 36 selling transactions, insiders dumped 74,401,453 shares.
Stock saw a price change of -0.33% in past 5 days and over the past one month there was a price change of -7.58%. Year-to-date (YTD), ACI shares are showing a performance of -7.17% which decreased to -0.09% when we look at its performance for past 12 months. Over the period of past 52 weeks, stock dropped to lowest price of $19.14 but also hit the highest price of $23.88 during that period. The average intraday trading volume for Albertsons Companies Inc shares is 3.02 million. The stock is currently trading -2.32% below its 20-day simple moving average (SMA20), while that difference is down -3.76% for SMA50 and it goes to -2.30% lower than SMA200.
Albertsons Companies Inc (NYSE: ACI) currently have 569.67M outstanding shares and institutions hold larger chunk of about 44.21% of that.
The stock has a current market capitalization of $12.30B and its 3Y-monthly beta is at 0.51. PE ratio of stock for trailing 12 months is 9.23, while it has posted earnings per share of $2.31 in the same period. Its PEG reads 1.15 and has Quick Ratio of 0.19 while making debt-to-equity ratio of 5.83. Volatility of a stock is a metric used to know how much the price of that stock is under influence and for ACI, volatility over the week remained 0.99% while standing at 1.39% over the month.
Analysts are in expectations that Albertsons Companies Inc (ACI) stock would likely to be making an EPS of $Aurora Cannabis Inc. in the current quarter, while forecast for next quarter EPS is $0.41 and it is $Stocks for next year. For the current quarter EPS, analysts have given the company a lowest target $Accenture plc which is $The Cigna Group at the higher side of the target for the same. When we compare those targets with actual EPS, we find that company posted an EPS of $Crown Castle Inc. in the same quarter a year ago. Stock’s fiscal year EPS is expected to drop by -14.98% while it is estimated to decrease by -8.19% in next year. EPS is likely to shrink at an annualized rate of 8.00% for next 5-years, compared to annual growth of 87.96% made by the stock over the past 5-years.
Digging deeper we find that several firms have released their research notes about the support levels of the stock. Most recent of them is a note released by Tigress Financial on April 26, 2023 offering a Buy rating for the stock and assigned a target price range of between $32 and $27 to it.