Earnings from Entergy Corporation [ETR] are scheduled on April 28, 2021, before the market opens. It is expected that the company will report strong earnings for the quarter ending Mar 2021.
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ETR Stock Earnings Outlook For The Current Quarter
The consensus estimates for the quarter suggest that the company would earn $1.16 per share on revenue of $2.48B. Taking a look at the future, the company is projected to report revenue of $2.59B at an earnings per share of $1.5 for the Jun 2021 quarter. The estimates represent year-over-year improvements of 0.30% in revenue and 5.80% in earnings per share for the company.
ETR Stock Earnings Forecast For The Current Year
For the full financial year, Entergy Corporation [NYSE:ETR] is forecasted to generate revenue of $10.57B. The figure is about $460.0 million above what the company actually reported for the fiscal year 2020. In terms of EPS, it is estimated to be $5.95 in 2021, which is $0.29 higher than the figure in FY20. Based on current estimates, earnings are expected to grow 5.10% this year, 5.90% next year, and 5.50% annually over the next five years. With regard to sales, forecasts suggest an incline of 4.50% in current fiscal year and 0.30% over following year.
ETR Stock Price Performance
At the close of Tuesday’s session, Entergy Corporation [NYSE:ETR] finished down -0.43% at $106.54. The stock’s highest single-day price was $107.32, and its lowest was $106.12. Its price fall -1.34% in the last five days. Since the beginning of the year, Entergy Corporation’s shares are up nearly 6.71%. However, the share price is -6.02% below its one year high. The top price reached by the shares of the company was $108.88 on 04/21/21, while the 52-week low came on 03/04/21, when the shares were $85.78. In the past year, shares of the company have risen 5.16%. At 50 days, the moving average achieved is $97.62 while at 200 days, the moving average is $100.18. There were 1.88 million shares traded in the last session, up from 1.25 million in the previous session.
Entergy Corporation [NYSE:ETR] Stock Valuation Metrics
With a prevailing 12-month PE ratio of 15.43, Entergy Corporation [ETR] does qualify as a good candidate for the list of underestimated low-priced stocks that should be purchased sooner rather than later. By this measure, the company’s stock is trading at a discount to the industry average of 16.91 times trailing earnings. Investors may find it helpful to look at historical price-sales ratios, and in the case of this stock, 2.12 PS value ratio is reported for the last one year of reported earnings. This is above the average return 1.52 for the industry, which means ETR offers an unattractive investment opportunity than its competitors do.
ETR Share Price Support And Resistance Levels
Based on the daily chart, the immediate backing lies around the 106.54 level, and the violation of this level will cause a further drop to 106.00 level. At the upper end, 108.40 remains a key resistance. As the stock increases, it may find resistance at 107.86. In the 14-day chart, the Relative Strength Index standing at 69.59 suggests a technical neutral stance while the MACD standing at 1.51 indicates price will increase in the next trading period. Stochastic %K at 74.73% suggests holding the stock while Percent R indicator at 28.85% suggests bullish price movement.
How much is the short interest in Entergy Corporation?
There have been a drop in short interest in the Entergy Corporation Financial stock, with short interest up by 10000.0 shares to 2.57 million shares on Mar 14, 2021. According to data provided by Yahoo Finance, the short interest on Apr 14, 2021 stood at 2.58 million shares. This -0.39% decrease suggests some bullish sentiment was experienced by the stock. Shorted shares accounted for just 1.45% of the overall float in the stock, while the stock’s days to cover moved to 1.98.
How do analysts view Entergy Corporation?
In regard to the share price forecast for Entergy Corporation stock, the analysts, as surveyed by FactSet, forecast the price to reach $119.50 in the next twelve months, representing almost an 10.85% growth from its recent price of $106.54. Among Entergy Corporation stock projections, $129.00 is the highest analyst target for the stock, while $101.00 is the lowest. Despite this, 19 analysts who share their consensus rating for ETR in 2021 agree that the stock is an Overweight. The latest rating change took place on 4/20/21, when Morgan Stanley Ratings launched coverage of the stock at “Equal-Weight” and assigned a price target of $119.0.