BRF S.A. (NYSE: BRFS) is -33.99% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $2.30 and a high of $5.19 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 BRFS stock was last observed hovering at around $2.74 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.04% off its average median price target of $4.09 for the next 12 months. It is also 54.39% off the consensus price target high of $5.92 offered by 12 analysts, but current levels are -8.0% lower than the price target low of $2.50 for the same period.
Currently trading at $2.70, the stock is -11.11% and -11.24% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.49 million and changing -1.46% at the moment leaves the stock -17.75% off its SMA200. BRFS registered -38.36% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -22.86%.
The stock witnessed a -13.46% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 8.00%, and is -8.47% down 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 4.46% over the week and 4.19% over the month.
BRF S.A. (BRFS) has around 100000 employees, a market worth around $3.03B and $9.74B in sales. Fwd P/E is 20.15. Profit margin for the company is -2.90%. Distance from 52-week low is 17.39% and -47.98% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (9.80%).
BRF S.A. (BRFS) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for BRF S.A. (BRFS) is a “Hold”. 12 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 3.40, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 4 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 3 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
BRF S.A. is expected to release its quarterly report on 11/09/2022.The EPS is expected to shrink by -63.90% this year
BRF S.A. (BRFS) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 1.08B, and float is at 722.03M with Short Float at 1.82%.
BRF S.A. (BRFS): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Tyson Foods Inc. (TSN) that is trading -5.56% down over the past 12 months and Unilever PLC (UL) that is -16.41% lower over the same period. Seaboard Corporation (SEB) is -11.79% down on the 1-year trading charts.