IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) has a beta value of 1.76 and has seen 0.31 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $928.42M, closed the last trade at $15.23 per share which meant it lost -$0.4 on the day or -2.56% during that session. The IMAX stock price is -64.48% off its 52-week high price of $25.05 and 31.06% above the 52-week low of $10.50. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 0.5 million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 719.60K shares.
The consensus among analysts is that IMAX Corporation (IMAX) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2.00. 1 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 1 out of 10 have rated it as a Hold, with 7 advising it as a Buy. 0 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$0.09.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) trade information
Sporting -2.56% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the red over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, 09/03/21 when the IMAX stock price touched $15.23 or saw a rise of 4.33%. Year-to-date, IMAX Corporation shares have moved -15.48%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -2.87%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX) have changed -0.91%. Short interest in the company has seen 3.51 million shares shorted with days to cover at 4.77.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $23.02, which means that the shares’ value could jump 33.84% from current levels. The projected low price target is $16.20 while the price target rests at a high of $28.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -83.85% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock gain -6.37% from current levels.
IMAX Corporation (IMAX) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that IMAX Corporation shares have outperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -34.89% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of 78.84%, compared to 19.20% 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 88.00% and 157.10% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 68.80%.
9 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $58.33 million for the current quarter. 9 have an estimated revenue figure of $83.31 million for the next quarter concluding in Dec 2021. Year-ago sales stood $29.68 million and $55.99 million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 96.50% for the current quarter and 48.80% 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 -38.70% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2021 is a modest -418.40% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 36.60%.
IMAX Corporation is expected to release its next earnings report between October 27 and November 01 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue.
IMAX Corporation (NYSE:IMAX)’s Major holders
Insiders own 16.83% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 77.05% with a share float percentage of 92.65%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with IMAX Corporation having a total of 227 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Blackrock Inc. with over 3.11 million shares worth more than $62.51 million. As of Mar 30, 2021, Blackrock Inc. held 5.24% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Shapiro Capital Management Company, Inc., with the holding of over 2.85 million shares as of Mar 30, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $57.2 million and represent 4.79% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are iShares Russell 2000 ETF and MFS Series Trust XIII-MFS New Discovery Value Fund. As of Apr 29, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 1.96% shares in the company for having 1.16 million shares of worth $23.94 million while later fund manager owns 1.13 million shares of worth $23.43 million as of Feb 27, 2021, which makes it owner of about 1.91% of company’s outstanding stock.