AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:AGFS) changes shares on Friday trading session, with a change of 3.48% or $0.11 shares. The trading starts at $3.13 and closed at $3.16 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $3.13 and day high was $3.34 on Friday, June 19. After the session, the Consumer Defensive sector daily volume shifted to 0.25 million while its average volume is 216.40K. In other hand, the AGFS market cap reached to $164.51M. While, its current target price is $3.27 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 7.92% and down -3.82% for month. Its quarterly performance was 184.35% above, while its half year performance is up 22.01%. AGFS yearly performance stood at positive 84.75% and rise 26.74% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for AgroFresh Solutions Inc. is 2.00.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. AGFS EPS (TTM) for 12-month is -1.02. EPS for this year is -103.50%, while for the next year its value is -0.23. Its EPS Q/Q reached 71.40%. It has an EPS of -32.80% down for past five years and for the next five years will be up 15.00%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on AGFS for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 3 of 4 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 0 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 1 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 5 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 5, 0 rated it sell, 4 rated it as Buy and 1 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $5.00-$6.00. Average target price for AGFS was reached at $5.50.
Dow Chemical Company (The), Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc and First Manhattan Company are the top three holders in AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (AGFS) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Dow Chemical Company (The) has 21.0 million shares which valued 34.44 million. On Mar 30, 2020, Price (T.Rowe) Associates Inc owned 8.3 million shares which valued at 13.62 million. On Mar 30, 2020, First Manhattan Company has a total of 2.82 million shares which valued at 4.62 million. In the end, First Manhattan Company have 5.41% shares outstanding of AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (AGFS) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 2.60% and institutional holding shifted to 70.30%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of -1.02. According to the most recent quarter report on (Jun 2020), 4 analysts estimated an average EPS of -0.35, while -0.45 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for AGFS published in the report was -0.43–0.32 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was -0.45 which is lower than -0.08 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 AGFS rise 43.83% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 33.51% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was 5.20%. The moving average value for AgroFresh Solutions Inc. (AGFS) is 2.3034 and 2.8129 for 200 and 50 days respectively.