Why Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (EBR) Stock is Up Almost 2.66% Today

What just happened? Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR) stock value has climbed by nearly 2.66% or (0.21 points) to $8.28 from its previous close of $8.07. 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 121924 contracts so far this session. EBR shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 396.19 thousand shares, but with a 0.5 billion float and a -4.83% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for EBR stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $2.5 per share. This means the stock has a potential decrease of -69.81% from where the EBR share price has been trading recently.

During the recent trading session for Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (NYSE:EBR), the company witnessed their stock rise $0.01 over a week and tumble down $-1.38 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $11.69, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be higher. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 08/23/19. The recent low of $7.41 stood for a -28.93% since 05/17/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0 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 Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras, the two-week RSI stands at 38.72. This figure suggests that EBR 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 EBR readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 12.89% at this stage. This figure means that EBR share price today is being overbought.

Technical chart claims that Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras (EBR) would settle between $8.16/share to $8.26/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $8.01 mark, then the market for Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $7.96 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -0.2. 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.

Moving on, EBR stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 3.6 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 32.8. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. – Eletrobras current P/B ratio of 0.8 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 1.9.