In the last trading session, 1,040,000,000 shares of the Azul S.A. (NYSE:AZUL) were traded, and its beta was 1.59. Most recently the company’s share price was $21.14, and it changed around $0.11 or 0.01% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $2.4 Billion. AZUL currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $25.84, offering almost -22.23% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $5.6, which indicates that the current value has risen by an impressive 73.51% since then. We note from Azul S.A.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 1.24 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 1.49 Million.
Azul S.A. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Hold, based on a mean score of 2.6. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that 3 out of 9 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another but none rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 5 recommended AZUL as a Hold, whereas 1 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. Azul S.A. is expected to report earnings per share of -$1.04 for the current quarter.
Azul S.A. (NYSE:AZUL): Trading Information
Instantly AZUL has showed a green trend with a performance of 0.52% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the green territory. The rise to weekly highs of $21.44 on Tuesday, Apr 06 increased the stock’s daily price by 1.4%. The company’s shares are currently down -0.07% year-to-date, but still up 0.115 over the last five days. On the other hand, Azul S.A. (NYSE:AZUL) is 0.05% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 11.01 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 7.39 day (s).
Azul S.A. (AZUL) projections and forecasts
Azul S.A. share prices are not performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have risen +63.12 percent over the past six months and at a -63.47% annual growth rate that is well below the industry average of 48.6%. However, despite this, analysts have decided to cut back on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will lose -188.9% in revenue this quarter, and will report a decline of -90.9% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 46.5%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 3 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $324.46 Million in revenue for the current quarter. 3 analysts expect Azul S.A. to make $368.36 Million in revenue for the quarter ending June 01, 2021. The company’s sales for the same quarter a year ago was $526.47 Million. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will drop, forecast at -38.4%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a negative earnings growth rate of -45.2%. Azul S.A. earnings are expected to decrease by -322.1% in 2021, but the outlook is negative 0% per year for the next five years.
Azul S.A. (NYSE:AZUL)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 0% of Azul S.A. shares, and 37.45% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 37.45%. Azul S.A. stock is held by 130 institutions, with Capital Research Global Investors being the largest institutional investor. By Dec 30, 2020, it held 11.46% of the shares, which is about 12.67 Million shares worth $289.1 Million.
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