Dissecting EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) top performing stock: Get the Stats

EQT Corporation (NYSE: EQT) is 17.55% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $4.21 and a high of $17.97 in the current 52-week trading range. The EQT stock was last observed hovering at around $14.96 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.02% off its average median price target of $19.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 54.73% off the consensus price target high of $33.00 offered by 20 analysts, but current levels are 6.63% higher than the price target low of $16.00 for the same period.


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Currently trading at $14.94, the stock is 9.55% and 4.23% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 4.82 million and changing -0.13% at the moment leaves the stock 7.80% off its SMA200. EQT registered 63.64% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 13.44%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $14.07 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $14.38.

The stock witnessed a 7.64% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 5.73%, and is 15.10% up over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 5.73% over the week and 5.68% over the month.

EQT Corporation (EQT) has around 647 employees, a market worth around $4.21B and $2.82B in sales. Fwd P/E is 31.12. Profit margin for the company is -78.40%. Distance from 52-week low is 254.87% and -16.84% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-5.10%).

EQT Corporation (EQT) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for EQT Corporation (EQT) is a “Buy”. 20 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.00, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 16 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

EQT Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 04/29/2021 and quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at -$0.24 with sales reaching $909.38M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 52.20% this year, but quarterly earnings will post -22.70% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to shrink -4.00% in year-over-year returns.

EQT Corporation (EQT) Top Institutional Holders

442 institutions hold shares in EQT Corporation (EQT), with 2.71M shares held by insiders accounting for 1.06% while institutional investors hold 92.72% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 255.59M, and float is at 254.05M with Short Float at 6.49%. Institutions hold 91.73% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc with over 29.65 million shares valued at $383.42 million. The investor’s holdings represent 11.60% of the EQT Shares outstanding. As of Sep 29, 2020, the second largest holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with 23.23 million shares valued at $300.3 million to account for 9.09% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are Blackrock Inc. which holds 21.5 million shares representing 8.41% and valued at over $278.04 million, while State Street Corporation holds 4.71% of the shares totaling 12.03 million with a market value of $155.54 million.

EQT Corporation (EQT) Insider Activity

A total of 0 insider transactions have happened at EQT Corporation (EQT) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 0 and purchases happening 0 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Beebe Lydia I, the company’s Director. SEC filings show that Beebe Lydia I bought 1,000 shares of the company’s common stock on May 12 at a price of $12.86 per share for a total of $12860.0. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 5000.0 shares.

EQT Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 03 that Beebe Lydia I (Director) bought a total of 3,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 03 and was made at $6.00 per share for $18000.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 4000.0 shares of the EQT stock.

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EQT Corporation (EQT): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Range Resources Corporation (RRC) that is trading 69.74% up over the past 12 months. Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD) is -25.59% down on the 1-year trading charts. Short interest in the company’s stock has fallen -1.76% from the last report on Nov 12, 2020 to stand at a total of 16.78 million short shares sold with a short interest ratio of 2.97.

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