Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) has a beta value of 2.23 and has seen 28,786,195 shares traded in the recent trading session. The company, currently valued at $9.8 Billion, closed the recent trade at $19.92 per share which meant it gained $1.71 on the day or 9.42% during that session. The CLF stock price is -2.11% off its 52-week high price of $20.34 and 83.43% above the 52-week low of $3.3. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 36.09 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 20.01 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.7. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while none rate it as Overweight. 4 out of 7 have rated it as a Hold, with 3 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $1.32.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) trade information
Sporting 9.42% in the green today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, May 04 when the CLF stock price touched $19.94- or saw a rise of 0.28%. Year-to-date, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. shares have moved 36.57%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 6.39%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF) have changed 2.39%. Short interest in the company has seen 41.89 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 2.09.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $23.02, which means that the shares’ value could jump 15.56% from the levels at last check today. The projected low price target is $18 while the price target rests at a high of $33. In that case, then, we find that the latest price level in today’s session is +65.66% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -9.64% from the levels at last check today.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (CLF) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +119.4% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 2176.47%, compared to 28.1% 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 571.4% and 4400% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +242.8%.
4 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $4.9 Billion for the current quarter. 4 have an estimated revenue figure of $4.8 Billion for the next quarter concluding in September 01, 2021. Year-ago sales stood $1.08 Billion and $1.65 Billion respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 354.6% for the current quarter and 191.7% 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 -19.9% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest -131.3% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 27.43%.
Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE:CLF)’s Major holders
Insiders own 8.88% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 59.8% with a share float percentage of 65.63%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. having a total of 480 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Blackrock Inc. with over 60.86 Million shares worth more than $886.08 Million. As of December 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. held 12.19% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 40.75 Million shares as of December 30, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $593.39 Million and represent 8.16% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are iShares Core S&P Midcap ETF and Fidelity Low-Priced Stock Fund. As of March 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 2.48% shares in the company for having 12409061 shares of worth $249.55 Million while later fund manager owns 11.88 Million shares of worth $182.24 Million as of January 30, 2021, which makes it owner of about 2.38% of company’s outstanding stock.