Dole plc (NYSE: DOLE) is 22.18% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $7.20 and a high of $14.28 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The DOLE stock was last observed hovering at around $11.72 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.07% off its average median price target of $16.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 30.65% off the consensus price target high of $17.00 offered by 6 analysts, but current levels are -31.0% lower than the price target low of $9.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $11.79, the stock is 0.14% and 6.64% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 0.52 million and changing 0.60% at the moment leaves the stock 23.40% off its SMA200. DOLE registered -8.75% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 26.77%.
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The stock witnessed a 5.27% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 13.91%, and is -0.84% 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 2.98% over the week and 2.75% over the month.
Dole plc (DOLE) has around 38500 employees, a market worth around $1.14B and $9.23B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 12.94 and Fwd P/E is 10.58. Profit margin for the company is 0.90%. Distance from 52-week low is 63.75% and -17.44% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (6.20%).
Dole plc (DOLE) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Dole plc (DOLE) is a “Overweight”. 6 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.20, where 0 rate it as a Hold and 0 think it is a “Overweight”. 5 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Dole plc is expected to release its quarterly report on 06/12/2023.The EPS is expected to shrink by -1.00% this year
Dole plc (DOLE) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 94.90M, and float is at 64.32M with Short Float at 2.51%.
Dole plc (DOLE): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. (FDP) that is trading 21.39% up over the past 12 months.