Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) Upgrades/Downgrades Report


Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $18.32. The stock traded with the volume of 2.66 Million in the last trading session. Statoil ASA opened at $16.32 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.68%. The Bid price in the last session was $16.35 x 10000 and the Ask price was $16.50 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Statoil ASA has the Market Capitalization of 55.59 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $17.94 and 52-Week Low of $10.89 and it touched its 52-week high on Apr 28, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

Statoil ASA reported its last Earnings on Oct 27 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $-0.08/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.05/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $-0.13/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of -260%. The company will report its next earnings on Feb 17 – Feb 21 (Est.).

6 number of analysts also provided their insight on Statoil ASA, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $18.32. They also projected Low Price Target as $13.19 while High Price Target is set at $22.7.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 3 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 0 reported it as Buy.2 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Statoil ASA annual Divided is 1.1 while it’s Dividend Yield is 6.73%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 0 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 13. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.17 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.31, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 3.1 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of -1.2 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at -3.3% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of -4.1%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -0.54% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 0.48 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 3.75 percent.

A look at performance overview of Statoil ASA depicts that Performance (Week) is -3.88 percent while Performance Month is 0.27%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 3.33% and Half Year Performance value stands at 5.43%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 12.63 percent. Statoil ASA has its YTD performance of 24.01 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm RBC Capital Mkts on 4-Nov-16 who Upgrade the stock from Underperform to Sector Perform. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 16-Sep-16, BofA/Merrill took an action “Upgrade” from Neutral to Buy. On 9-Sep-16, the stock was Downgrade to Underweight by Morgan Stanley.