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Warrior Met Coal, Inc is a coking coal business based in the US. Warrior Met Coal shares (HCC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Warrior Met Coal employs 1,417 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$882.8 million.
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Warrior Met Coal's share price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was USD$18.36, which is 1.85% up on its pre-crash value of USD$18.02 and 91.45% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as USD$9.59.
If you had bought USD$1,000 worth of Warrior Met Coal shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth USD$591.01 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth USD$954.35.
|Latest market close||USD$18.36|
|52-week range||USD$9.4601 - USD$23.73|
|50-day moving average||USD$17.1523|
|200-day moving average||USD$15.1547|
|Wall St. target price||USD$21.88|
|Dividend yield||USD$0.2 (1.31%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||USD$1.521|
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|1 week (2020-11-17)||1.16%|
|1 month (2020-10-23)||23.06%|
|3 months (2020-08-25)||21.51%|
|6 months (2020-05-23)||N/A|
|1 year (2019-11-25)||-7.74%|
|2 years (2018-11-23)||-17.26%|
|3 years (2017-11-24)||-10.61%|
|5 years (2015-11-23)||N/A|
Valuing Warrior Met Coal stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Warrior Met Coal's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Warrior Met Coal's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 10x. In other words, Warrior Met Coal shares trade at around 10x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Warrior Met Coal's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$207.1 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Warrior Met Coal's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
|Revenue TTM||USD$882.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||11.76%|
|Gross profit TTM||USD$517.7 million|
|Return on assets TTM||4.83%|
|Return on equity TTM||10.51%|
|Market capitalisation||USD$747.7 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 3.8 million Warrior Met Coal shares held short by investors – that's known as Warrior Met Coal's "short interest". This figure is 16.8% down from 4.6 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Warrior Met Coal shares can be evaluated.
Warrior Met Coal's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Warrior Met Coal shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Warrior Met Coal shares traded daily (recently around 622425.81168831). Warrior Met Coal's SIR currently stands at 6.16. In other words for every 100,000 Warrior Met Coal shares traded daily on the market, roughly 6160 shares are currently held short.
However Warrior Met Coal's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Warrior Met Coal shares, or, against the total number of tradable Warrior Met Coal shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Warrior Met Coal's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Warrior Met Coal shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.1013% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Warrior Met Coal shares, roughly 101 shares are currently held short).
A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Warrior Met Coal.
Find out more about how you can short Warrior Met Coal stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 16.26% of net profits
Recently Warrior Met Coal has paid out, on average, around 16.26% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.31% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Warrior Met Coal shareholders could enjoy a 1.31% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Warrior Met Coal's case, that would currently equate to about $0.2 per share.
While Warrior Met Coal's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Warrior Met Coal is investing more in its future growth.
Warrior Met Coal's most recent dividend payout was on 13 August 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 6 August 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").
Over the last 12 months, Warrior Met Coal's shares have ranged in value from as little as $9.4601 up to $23.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Warrior Met Coal's is 1.1936. This would suggest that Warrior Met Coal's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Warrior Met Coal, Inc. produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. It operates two underground mines located in Alabama. The company sells its metallurgical coal to a customer base of blast furnace steel producers located primarily in Europe, South America, and Asia. It also sells natural gas, which is extracted as a byproduct from coal production. Warrior Met Coal, Inc. was founded in 2015 and is headquartered in Brookwood, Alabama.
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