Hudbay Minerals Inc. (HBM) shares are trading at lower $7.14 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $10.71.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $7.41 and the low is $1.23. Over the last 52 weeks, HBM is up 101.13% while the S&P 500 is up 17.22%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, HBM reported a profit of $39.28 million. Hudbay Minerals Inc. also saw revenues increase to $316.11 million. In addition, HBM has free cash flow of -$124.91 million as of 09-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $140.96 million which compares well with its peers.
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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. HBM has a short ratio of 2.80 and outstanding shares of 261.27M.
HBM has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.14 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -0.59. Hudbay Minerals Inc. HBM also noted assets of $4.59 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as HBM has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Hudbay Minerals Inc. HBM has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, HBM 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.
Hudbay Minerals Inc. HBM is now commanding a market cap of 1.87B and a float of 173.01M. HBM 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 HBM stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in HBM, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.