ICL Group Ltd. (NYSE: ICL) stock jumped 2.95% on Monday to $5.23 against a previous-day closing price of $5.08. With 0.8 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.98 million shares. During the session, the Agricultural Inputs company that operates in wider Basic Materials sector, reached to the highest price of $5.24 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $5.17. The 52-week range on ICL shows that it touched its highest point at $8.75 and its lowest point at $4.65 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $5.89. With its current market cap of 6.74 billion, ICL has annualized dividend of $0.33 while the current yield stands at 6.35%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.16.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of ICL was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 11.28%, but this was up by 4.60% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -13.12% while six-month performance fell -20.27%. The stock lost -35.51% in the past year, while it has lost -28.45% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for ICL yields 0.71 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.52. For the next quarter, that number is 0.09. This implies an EPS growth rate of -70.20% for this year and -4.11% for next year.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 1.29 billion ICL shares are outstanding with a float of 720.39 million shares on hand for trading. On Oct 30, 2023, short shares totaled 1.56 million, which was 0.12% higher than short shares on Sep 28, 2023. In addition to Mr. Raviv Zoller as the firm’s President & CEO, Mr. Aviram Lahav serves as its Chief Financial Officer.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for ICL since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With ICL analysts setting a high price target of $6.50 and a low target of $5.18, the average target price over the next 12 months is $5.89. Based on these targets, ICL could surge 24.28% to reach the target high and fall by -0.96% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 12.62% from current levels.