Cemtrex, Inc. (NASDAQ:CETX) is among the top losers of the stock market today, sinking -2.82% or (-0.01 points) to $0.3 from its previous close of $0.31. Does this decline mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 140172 contracts so far this session. CETX shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 257.65 thousand shares, but with a 8.6 million float and a -0.42% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for CETX stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $1.5 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 400% from where the CETX share price has been trading recently which is between $0.29 and $0.3089. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $1.5.
The shorts are running away from Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX) stock. The latest set of short interest data was released on 30 April 2019, and the numbers show a drop in short interest in CETX shares. While short interest still represents only 4.2% of CETX’s float, the number of shares shorted have fallen by -58534. The number of shares shorted fell to 302302 shares, down from 360836 shares during the preceding fortnight. With average daily trading volumes at 700354 shares, days to cover decreased to about 2.95061 days. The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Will APC Segment Aid Fuel Tech (FTEK) This Earnings Season?” and dated May 08, 2019.
During the recent trading session for Cemtrex, Inc. (NASDAQ:CETX), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.01 over a week and tumble down $-0.16 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $2.53, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 07/23/18. The recent low of $0.26 stood for a -88.68% since 05/06/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.54 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.
Looking at the current readings for Cemtrex, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 31.06. This figure suggests that CETX stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current CETX readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 26.69% at this stage. This figure means that CETX share price today is being overbought.
Technical chart claims that Cemtrex, Inc. (CETX) would settle between $0.32/share to $0.32/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $0.3 mark, then the market for Cemtrex, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $0.28 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.01. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.
Analysts at Taglich Brothers lowered their recommendation on shares of CETX from Buy to Neutral in their opinion released on March 01.
CETX equity has an average rating of 2, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 1 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 1 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 1 analysts rated Cemtrex, Inc. (NASDAQ:CETX) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.
Moving on, CETX stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 0.06 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 66.84.