Session Recap: Viewing Unusual Volume for Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC)

Posted April 20, 2017

Including today's unusual volume, Stillwater Mining Company's stock is performing at 10.92% on the year.

SWC has a 1-year high price of $ 17.89 and 1-year low price of $9.02.

Analyst recommendation for this stock stands at 2.70.

Best time to invest in stock market is when things are on odd side, and it's not easy how to pick stocks. TheStreet downgraded shares of Stillwater Mining Company from a "b-" rating to a "c" rating in a research note on Thursday, February 23rd.

Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) has been given an average price target of $17.39 from analysts, according to data collected by Finviz.

Shares of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) traded up 3.60% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $17.85. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company's profitability. Stillwater Mining Company has a 52-week low of 9.02 and a 52-week high of 17.54.

Stillwater Mining Company (SWC)'s distance from 200 day simple moving average is 18.89 percent, its distance from 50 day simple moving average is 3.8 percent, while its distance from 20 day simple moving average is 2.82 percent.

In recent action, Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) has made a move of +2.82% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Investors may be looking to track FCF or Free Cash Flow scores for Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC). The mining company reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.07 by $0.02.

02/24/2016 - Stillwater Mining Company was downgraded to " by analysts at Goldman Sachs. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 219.05 Million and 190.94 Million respectively. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.04 earnings per share. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 25.2% compared to the same quarter previous year.

On 12/31/2016 Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.05/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.08/Share by the difference of $-0.03.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of SWC. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of Stillwater Mining Company by 12.7% in the fourth quarter.

During the latest trading session Trinity Industries, Inc. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 26,980 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $360,000 after buying an additional 510 shares in the last quarter.

The closing of the transaction remains subject to (1) approval of the merger agreement by the holders of a majority of Stillwater's outstanding shares, (2) approval of the transaction by the holders of a majority of Sibanye's shares present and voting, (3) the approval of the related issuance of shares by Sibanye in a rights offering by the holders of at least 75% of the shares present and voting, and (4) other customary conditions. They presently have a $18.00 target price on the mining company's stock.

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Coronation Fund Managers Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Stillwater Mining Company during the second quarter worth about $171,000. The stock traded with the volume of 20.79 Million shares in the last trading session. The Company owns the Marathon PGM-copper deposit in Ontario, Canada, and the Altar porphyry copper-gold deposit located in the San Juan province of Argentina.