Baker Hughes Company (NYSE:BKR) has a beta value of 1.76 and has seen 5,105,051 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $22.65 Billion, closed the recent trade at $21.76 per share which meant it gained $1.68 on the day or 8.37% during that session. The BKR stock price is -17.83% off its 52-week high price of $25.64 and 44.81% above the 52-week low of $12.01. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 6.67 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 7.59 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Baker Hughes Company (BKR) is a Buy stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 3 rate it as Overweight. 3 out of 28 have rated it as a Hold, with 22 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.15.
Baker Hughes Company (NYSE:BKR) trade information
Sporting 8.37% in the green today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Monday, May 03 when the BKR stock price touched $21.78- or saw a rise of 0.09%. Year-to-date, Baker Hughes Company shares have moved 4.39%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 8.07%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Baker Hughes Company (NYSE:BKR) have changed 0.16%. Short interest in the company has seen 44.42 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 5.85.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $26.84, which means that the shares’ value could jump 23.35% from the levels at last check today. The projected low price target is $15 while the price target rests at a high of $38. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today’s session is +74.63% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -31.07% from the levels at last check today.
Baker Hughes Company (BKR) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Baker Hughes Company shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +46.57% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 20.34%, compared to 31.5% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, increased its growth outlook for the 2021 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are 400% and 400% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -0.6%.
18 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $4.95 Billion for the current quarter. 18 have an estimated revenue figure of $5.19 Billion for the next quarter concluding in September 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $4.8 Billion and $5.05 Billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 3.1% for the current quarter and 2.7% for the next.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was -27.1% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest +2466.7% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 3.25%.
Baker Hughes Company is expected to release its next earnings report between July 20 and July 26 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue. The forward dividend is 0.72 at a share yield of 3.59%.
Baker Hughes Company (NYSE:BKR)’s Major holders
Insiders own 4.92% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 89.57% with a share float percentage of 94.2%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Baker Hughes Company having a total of 785 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are General Electric Company with over 349.44 Million shares worth more than $7.29 Billion. As of December 30, 2020, General Electric Company held 45.16% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Capital World Investors, with the holding of over 82.43 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $1.72 Billion and represent 10.65% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Dodge & Cox Stock Fund and Investment Company Of America. As of December 30, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 6.41% shares in the company for having 49581327 shares of worth $1.03 Billion while later fund manager owns 45.92 Million shares of worth $992.4 Million as of March 30, 2021, which makes it owner of about 5.93% of company’s outstanding stock.