What just happened? MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) stock value has climbed by nearly 4.74% or (0.64 points) to $14.09 from its previous close of $13.45. Does this growth mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 280934 contracts so far this session. MX shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 308.17 thousand shares, but with a 33.61 million float and a -8.57% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for MX stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $17 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 20.65% from where the MX share price has been trading recently.
During the recent trading session for MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.05 over a week and surge $2.55 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $16.06, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 01/22/20. The recent low of $6.4 stood for a -12.28% since 02/15/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.01 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 MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation, the two-week RSI stands at 58.71. This figure suggests that MX 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 MX readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 34.45% at this stage. This figure means that MX share price today is being neutral.
Technical chart claims that MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX) would settle between $13.69/share to $13.92/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $13.26 mark, then the market for MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $13.06 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.54. 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 Citigroup lifted target price for shares of MX but were stick to Neutral recommendation for the stock in their opinion released on August 07. The price target has been raised from $10.50 to $11. Citigroup, analysts launched coverage of MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) stock with a Neutral recommendation, according to their flash note issued to investors on May 10. Analysts at Needham released an upgrade from Hold to Buy for the stock, in a research note that dated back to January 13.
MX equity has an average rating of 2.33, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 3 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 1 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 2 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. 2 analysts rated MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:MX) 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, MX stock price is currently trading at 18.76X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 0 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 26.2. MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation current P/B ratio of 0 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 4.7.
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (MX)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 10.9% to hit $199000, based on current consensus estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 5.4% from $750900 to a noteworthy $791200. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly 40% to hit $0.14 per share. For the fiscal year, MX’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly -64.8% to hit $0.25 per share.