Sotera Health Company (NASDAQ: SHC) is 69.51% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $5.78 and a high of $24.90 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 SHC stock was last observed hovering at around $14.30 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.18% off its average median price target of $18.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 38.61% off the consensus price target high of $23.00 offered by 7 analysts, but current levels are 11.75% higher than the price target low of $16.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $14.12, the stock is -7.14% and -14.05% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.13 million and changing -1.26% at the moment leaves the stock 5.78% off its SMA200. SHC registered -30.61% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 76.94%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $6.31 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of -$51.50.
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The stock witnessed a -13.53% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -18.29%, and is -6.18% 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 4.35% over the week and 4.12% over the month.
Sotera Health Company (SHC) has around 3000 employees, a market worth around $4.10B and $987.50M in sales. Fwd P/E is 15.35. Distance from 52-week low is 144.29% and -43.29% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (-6.80%).
Sotera Health Company (SHC) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Sotera Health Company (SHC) is a “Overweight”. 7 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.40, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 2 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
Sotera Health Company is expected to release its quarterly report on 08/10/2023.The EPS is expected to shrink by -302.00% this year
Sotera Health Company (SHC) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 280.69M, and float is at 273.64M with Short Float at 1.93%.
Sotera Health Company (SHC) Insider Activity
A total of 4 insider transactions have happened at Sotera Health Company (SHC) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 2 and purchases happening 2 times.