Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima (NYSE: LOMA) is -26.84% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $4.45 and a high of $8.26 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The LOMA stock was last observed hovering at around $4.91 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.03% off its average median price target of $8.30 for the next 12 months. It is also 69.97% off the consensus price target high of $16.25 offered by 5 analysts, but current levels are 15.42% higher than the price target low of $5.77 for the same period.
Currently trading at $4.88, the stock is -0.91% and -8.56% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.23 million and changing -0.61% at the moment leaves the stock -18.49% off its SMA200. LOMA registered -38.23% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -15.13%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $0.02 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $0.06.
The stock witnessed a -4.50% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -16.15%, and is 2.31% 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 3.70% over the week and 4.85% over the month.
Current P/E ratio is 12.91 and Fwd P/E is 0.05. Distance from 52-week low is 9.73% and -40.92% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (7.20%).
Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima (LOMA) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima (LOMA) is a “Overweight”. 5 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.80, where 2 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 3 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina Sociedad Anonima is expected to release its quarterly report on 11/10/2022.The EPS is expected to shrink by -29.40% this year.
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The shares outstanding are 117.20M, and float is at 56.64M with Short Float at 1.25%.