Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) is -0.43 points lower today and the only thing that matters is where they go from here. You simply have to look deeper than the share price and explore the fundamentals and future growth potential. The stock value has plummeted by nearly -4.91% to $8.32 from its previous close of $8.75. 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 388568 contracts so far this session. FRO shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 534.28 thousand shares, but with a 76.49 million float and a -2.67% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for FRO stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $5.03 per share. This means the stock has a potential decrease of -39.54% from where the FRO share price has been trading recently which is between $8.69 and $9.11.
The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Examining Frontline Ltd.s (NYSE:FRO) Weak Return On Capital Employed” and dated May 20, 2019.
During the recent trading session for Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-0.94 over a week and surge $0.23 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $9.54, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 05/20/19. The recent low of $4.46 stood for a -12.82% since 08/15/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.13 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater 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 Frontline Ltd., the two-week RSI stands at 51.79. This figure suggests that FRO 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 FRO readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 58.05% at this stage. This figure means that FRO share price today is being neutral.
Technical chart claims that Frontline Ltd. (FRO) would settle between $9.01/share to $9.27/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $8.59 mark, then the market for Frontline Ltd. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $8.43 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.04. 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 DNB Markets raised their recommendation on shares of FRO from Hold to Buy in their opinion released on February 12. Wells Fargo analysts have lowered their rating of Frontline Ltd. (NYSE:FRO) stock from Outperform to Market Perform in a separate flash note issued to investors on January 10. Analysts at DNB Markets lowered the stock to a Hold call from its previous Buy recommendation, in a research note that dated back to November 30.
Moving on, FRO stock price is currently trading at 6.67X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 1.51 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 3.02. Frontline Ltd. current P/E ratio of 30.42 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 44.74. In the past 5 years, this ratio for the stock has been fluctuating between 1.25 and 9.54.
Frontline Ltd. (FRO)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 45.25% to hit $105100, based on current Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 30.07% from $364490 to a noteworthy $474090. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Frontline Ltd. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 68.75% to hit $-0.05 per share. For the fiscal year, FRO’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 400% to hit $0.42 per share.