Publicly-traded company Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG) had a closing price of $6.71 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $6.23, this means that the stock is overpriced by -7.705%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $2.66 to $8.24.
This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 6.62, its 20-day moving average is 5.39 and its 100-day moving average is 3.81. Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) currently has 76280 shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $499.49M.
The Details: Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) Financial Health
There are a number of indicators we can consider when wondering about a potential stock’s financial health. Looking at a company’s profit margin, for example, tells us how much of its sales revenue it keeps in earnings – and it is calculated by taking net income and dividing it by net sales. BBG currently has a profit margin of -49.60%.
Checking out a company’s operating margin is also useful, as it tells us how much profit is retained after considering operating costs and depreciation. Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) has an operating margin of -26.60%.
What Does Wall Street Say about Company?
When choosing stocks, many investors search for what Wall Street professionals think about the company first – like what the average rating is. At the moment, the average analyst rating for BBG is Hold. Out of 9 total analysts who were surveyed, 1 rated it a Strong Sell, 3 rated it hold, and 5 rated it a Strong Buy.
Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) was a Hold – from a survey of 10 analysts. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 5 rated the company a Hold, 1 rated it a Strong Sell, and 4 rated it a Strong Buy.
Understanding Profitability at Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG)
Taking a look at a public company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) is a good way of evaluating its profitability. In the most recent financial results released by Bill Barrett Corporation, for the quarter ending on 2017-09-30, the company posted EPS of -0.08. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected -0.2.
Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be -0.07, compared to -0.18 reported in the same quarter last year. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 7 analysts is 80.67 million – compared to $51.62 million posted in the year-ago period.