Alexco Resource Corp. (AXU) shares are trading at lower $2.42 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $2.65.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $3.50 and the low is $0.72. Over the last 52 weeks, AXU is up 34.44% while the S&P 500 is up 7.73%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, AXU reported a profit of $17000.0. Alexco Resource Corp. also saw revenues decrease to $0.63 million. In addition, AXU has free cash flow of -$6.79 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$1.7 million which compares well with its peers.
AXU booked profit margins of -60.00%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -6.50%, and its Return on Assets is -5.80%. All told, it is clear that, AXU needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. AXU has a short ratio of 3.11 and outstanding shares of 136.81M.
AXU has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.10. Alexco Resource Corp. AXU also noted assets of $109.81 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as AXU has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Alexco Resource Corp. AXU has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, AXU represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Alexco Resource Corp. AXU is now commanding a market cap of 331.69M and a float of 130.99M. AXU is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of AXU stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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