Albertsons Companies Inc. (ACI) saw an uptrend of 3.27% in the recent trading with $17.68 being its most recent. The current price level -3.12% lower than the highest price of $18.25 marked by the stock while trading over the past 52-weeks, whereas it is 36.95% higher than the lowest price of $12.91 the company dropped to over past 52-weeks. The latest news story on ACI appeared in MarketWatch under the title “Not just snacks: Albertsons says customers now make more trips to load up on fresh products” on Jan-13-21.
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Squeezing the time span to 30 day period shows us the stock is currently trading -3.32% below one month high and is +17.24% above of the lowest during that time. Looking into the simple moving average, Albertsons Companies Inc. (ACI)’s stock stands at a SMA-50 of $15.83 while that of 5-day is reading $17.04.
Coming around sales and income figures, publically trading companies under normal circumstances post earnings and revenues near to average estimates by the Wall Street analysts, but those could came either above or below estimates and known as surprise factor. Albertsons Companies Inc. (ACI) last released financial results for the quarter that ended 11/29/2020, posting a surprise factor of 57.10% for net revenue.
The perspective of Albertsons Companies Inc. (NYSE:ACI)’s current quarter earnings identifies that analysts are in consensus over the estimate of 0.42 for stock’s EPS in the current quarter. 18 analysts covering the stock at Wall Street were agreed upon that EPS consensus. Company’s EPS for the last quarter was 0.66.
Investors get the exact data about the key information of institutional ownership in a listed company through its 13F filings at the Stock Exchange Commission (SEC). The total number of common shares currently owned by the public is 477.30 million. ACI does have institutional investors; and they hold 54.30% or $17.68 of the stock.
As on Sep 29, 2020, Feinberg Stephen was the top most holder in Albertsons Companies Inc. (NYSE:ACI) with an ownership of 151.82 million shares of the company or 32.12% of the stake worth $2.1 billion. The filing also reveals Massachusetts Financial Services Co. as the second largest holder in the company with a control over 1.19% of the outstanding shares. Its stake is worth $77.94 million for having 5.63 million shares in hand.
Citadel Advisors LLC also came holding a key position in the company during the recent quarter and it now holds 0.99% of the outstanding shares. With this there are now 1 institutions which have possession in ACI’s shares.
Investors are for sure keenly observing the recommendations of analysts at Wall Street about the Albertsons Companies Inc. And review of current evaluations agreed by the analysts discloses a Buy rating for ACI. The simple numeric range of brokerage firm referenced at the scale of 1 to 5 reads a current average recommendation of 2.00 for the stock. Lower value of between 0 and 2 implies a Buy recommendation whereas the value in the range of 2 to 3 suggests Hold while above 3 recommends the investors to Sell the stock. Currently, the stock has been recommended as Moderate Buy by 19 of the Wall Street analysts.
The liquidity is a key characteristic of any stock and is the main point of focus of both short-term as well as long term investors before start trading into a stock. In recently reported quarter, Albertsons Companies Inc. has a debt to equity ratio of 5.85.
Albertsons Companies Inc.’s return on equity, or ROE, is 53.80%, compared to the industry average of 7.95% for Consumer Defensive – Grocery Stores. Although this indicates that ACI uses its equity well, the metric will vary significantly depending on the industry.