Mastec Inc. (NYSE: MTZ) – Analysts’ Views Change

In the last trading session, 1.04 million Mastec Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 1.48. With the company’s per share price at $54.94 changed hands at $1.57 or 2.94% during last session, the market valuation stood at $4.33B. MTZ’s last price was a discount, traded about -124.48% off its 52-week high of $123.33. The share price had its 52-week low at $44.65, which suggests the last value was 18.73% up since then. When we look at Mastec Inc.’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 1.24 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 1.08 million.

Analysts gave the Mastec Inc. (MTZ) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 1.58. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 0 out of 12 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 3 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 2 recommended MTZ as a Hold, 7 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. Mastec Inc.’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be $0.44.

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Mastec Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) trade information

Instantly MTZ was in green as seen at the end of in last trading. With action 11.89%, the performance over the past five days has been green. The jump to weekly highs of 55.34 on Monday, 11/20/23 added 2.94% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date downside of -35.61%, with the 5-day performance at 11.89% in the green. However, in the 30-day time frame, Mastec Inc. (NYSE:MTZ) is -10.17% down. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 3.57 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 3.51 days.

The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $65.27, meaning bulls need an upside of 15.83% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, MTZ’s forecast low is $50.00 with $89.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -61.99% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to tank 8.99% for it to hit the projected low.

Mastec Inc. (MTZ) estimates and forecasts

Data shows that the Mastec Inc. share is performing relatively much not better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot -43.90% over the past 6 months, a -5.90% in annual growth rate that is considerably lower than the industry average of 13.00%. Moreover, analysts have looked to lower expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for Mastec Inc. will fall -57.30%, while the growth in revenue is estimated to hit 92.60% for the next quarter. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach 22.40% up from the last financial year.

Consensus estimates given by 8 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $3.27 billion. 7 analysts are of the opinion that Mastec Inc.’s revenue for the quarter ending Mar 2024 will be $2.82 billion. The company’s revenue for the corresponding quarters a year ago was $3.01 billion and $2.58 billion respectively. According to analysts, the company will likely register a growth in its current quarter sales, forecast at 8.60%. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at 9.10%.

Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of -37.09%. The 2023 estimates are for Mastec Inc. earnings to decrease by -42.11%, but the outlook for the next 5-year period is at 13.50% per year.

MTZ Dividends

Mastec Inc. is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report on November 01.

Mastec Inc. (NYSE:MTZ)’s Major holders

If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 21.38% of Mastec Inc. shares while 80.09% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 101.86%. There are 80.09% institutions holding the Mastec Inc. stock share, with Vanguard Group Inc the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 7.53% of the shares, roughly 5.94 million MTZ shares worth $700.33 million.

Blackrock Inc. holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 6.63% or 5.23 million shares worth $616.98 million as of Jun 29, 2023.

Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Aug 30, 2023 were Allspring Special Mid Cap Value Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. With 3.07 million shares estimated at $305.65 million under it, the former controlled 3.90% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund held about 2.51% of the shares, roughly 1.98 million shares worth around $233.65 million.

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