Volt Information Sciences Inc. (AMEX:VOLT) changes shares on Thursday trading session, with a change of -0.97% or -$0.01 shares. The trading starts at $1.05 and closed at $1.03 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $1.02 and day high was $1.10 on Thursday, June 18. After the session, the Industrials sector daily volume shifted to 0.15 million while its average volume is 146.61K. In other hand, the VOLT market cap reached to $22.55M. While, its current target price is $1.02 according to WSJ.
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is up 4.08% and up 36.00% for month. Its quarterly performance was 26.61% above, while its half year performance is down -55.26%. VOLT yearly performance stood at negative -77.28% and fall -58.87% for year-to-date.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. VOLT EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -1.19. EPS for this year is -213.20%, while for the next year its value is 0.30. Its EPS Q/Q reached -268.50%. It has an EPS of -20.50% down for past five years.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on VOLT for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 1 of 1 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 0 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $4.00-$4.00. Average target price for VOLT was reached at $4.00.
Fortis Capital Management, LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Punch & Associates Investment Management, Inc. are the top three holders in Volt Information Sciences Inc. (VOLT) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Fortis Capital Management, LLC has 1.9 million shares which valued 1.54 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned 1.14 million shares which valued at 0.92 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Punch & Associates Investment Management, Inc. has a total of 0.92 million shares which valued at 0.75 million. In the end, Punch & Associates Investment Management, Inc. have 4.30% shares outstanding of Volt Information Sciences Inc. (VOLT) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 2.20% and institutional holding shifted to 37.90%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -1.19. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jul 2020), 1 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.21, while -0.29 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for VOLT published in the report was -0.21–0.21 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was -0.29 which is lower than -0.25 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for VOLT fall -50.07% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 15.84% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 4.65%. The moving average value for Volt Information Sciences Inc. (VOLT) is 1.6054 and 0.9046 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in VOLT stock. On Apr 23, Naujokas Leonard Frank, Controller & CAO, bought 5,952 trading shares at the cost of $0.84, which valued at 5000.0. On Apr 23, Avedissian Nancy T, SVP/Chief Legal Ofcer/CorpSec, bought 5,000 shares at the cost of $0.80, with total shares of 41,715. On Apr 22, Schultz Lori, Chief Global Solutions Officer, bought 6,450 shares at the cost of 0.76. After this transaction, Schultz Lori total shares reached to 14,918 which valued at 4902.0.