A Look at Warrior Met Coal Inc (HCC) Shares in the Recent Past Indicates Growth

With 0.78 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 1.2 shares. The 52-week range on HCC shows that it touched its highest point at $69.97 and its lowest point at $31.97 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $70.00. With its current market cap of 3.07 billion, HCC has annualized dividend of $1.16 (1.96%) while the current yield stands at 0.28 (0.47%). Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.12.

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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 HCC was down-trending over the past week, with a drop of -7.31%, but this was down by -7.05% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 29.61% while six-month performance rose 45.46%. The stock gained 61.75% in the past year, while it has lost -3.07% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for HCC yields 8.65 with Next year EPS estimates of 8.64. For the next quarter, that number is 2.72. This implies an EPS growth rate of -25.62% for this year and -9.80% for next year.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 51.65 million HCC shares are outstanding with a float of 51.24 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 31, 2024, short shares totaled 2.7 million, which was 5.18% higher than short shares on Dec 29, 2023. In addition to Mr. Walter J. Scheller III as the firm’s CEO & Director, Mr. Dale W. Boyles serves as its Chief Financial Officer.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 91.71% of HCC’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for HCC 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 HCC analysts setting a high price target of $93.00 and a low target of $50.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $70.00. Based on these targets, HCC could surge 57.36% to reach the target high and fall by -15.4% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 18.44% from current levels.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded HCC stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 30 while that of sell transactions has risen to 19 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 85,886 while 107,520 shares were sold.