In the last trading session, 4.82 million shares of the Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD) were traded, and its beta was 0.15. Most recently the company’s share price was $31.62, and it changed around -$2.86 or -8.29% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $8.38B. COLD currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $40.85, offering almost -29.19% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $32.94, which indicates that the current value has fallen by an impressive -4.17% since then. We note from Americold Realty Trust’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 1.73 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 2.13 million.
Americold Realty Trust stock received a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, based on a mean score of 2.20. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that 1 out of 11 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another 1 rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 3 recommended COLD as a Hold, whereas 6 deemed it a Buy, and 0 rated it as Underweight. Americold Realty Trust is expected to report earnings per share of $0.09 for the current quarter.
Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD) trade information
Instantly COLD has showed a red trend with a performance of -8.29% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of 35.52 on Tuesday, 09/21/21 increased the stock’s daily price by 10.98%. The company’s shares are currently down -15.30% year-to-date, but still down -10.45% over the last five days. On the other hand, Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD) is -15.11% down in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 9.22 million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 4.57 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $40.44, which translates to bulls needing to increase their stock price by 21.81% from its current value. Analyst projections state that COLD is forecast to be at a low of $30.00 and a high of $44.00. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to plunge -39.15% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash 5.12% from its current level to reach the projected low.
Americold Realty Trust (COLD) estimates and forecasts
Americold Realty Trust share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have fallen -15.50 percent over the past six months and at a 3.88% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 3.40%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain 50.00% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 166.70% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 53.50%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 4 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $550.42 million in revenue for the current quarter. 4 analysts expect Americold Realty Trust to make $703.11 million in revenue for the quarter ending Dec 2021. Forecasts for the next quarter put sales growth at 72.40%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a positive earnings growth rate of 18.30%. Americold Realty Trust earnings are expected to increase by -54.70% in 2021, but the outlook is positive 9.50% per year for the next five years.
Americold Realty Trust’s next quarterly earnings report is expected to be released around November 03 and November 08. The annual dividend yield of the stock is 2.78 percent and its annual dividend per share was 0.88. It is important to note, however, that the 2.78% dividend yield ratio should be regarded as a guide only, as many other factors should be taken into consideration before making any investment decision.
Americold Realty Trust (NYSE:COLD)’s Major holders
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 0.27% of Americold Realty Trust shares, and 109.11% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 109.41%. Americold Realty Trust stock is held by 526 institutions, with Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) being the largest institutional investor. By Mar 30, 2021, it held 13.04% of the shares, which is about 32.92 million shares worth $1.27 billion.
Cohen & Steers Inc., with 9.76% or 24.65 million shares worth $948.15 million as of Mar 30, 2021, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.
Vanguard Specialized-Real Estate Index Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund were the top two Mutual Funds as of Jan 30, 2021. The former held 9.1 million shares worth $317.56 million, making up 3.60% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund held roughly 7.08 million shares worth around $272.23 million, which represents about 2.80% of the total shares outstanding.