Shares of Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG – Get Free Report) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-one research firms that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Fifteen research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price objective among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $9.83.
Several equities analysts have recently commented on PLUG shares. Citigroup lowered Plug Power from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $12.50 to $5.00 in a report on Thursday, November 16th. Jefferies Financial Group reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $6.00 target price on shares of Plug Power in a report on Friday, November 10th. Wolfe Research lowered Plug Power from an “outperform” rating to a “peer perform” rating in a report on Monday, November 13th. Royal Bank of Canada lowered Plug Power from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $12.00 to $5.00 in a report on Friday, November 10th. Finally, Northland Securities lowered Plug Power from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $7.00 target price for the company. in a report on Friday, November 10th.
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Institutional Investors Weigh In On Plug Power
Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. ICA Group Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Plug Power during the 4th quarter valued at $35,000. Smithfield Trust Co acquired a new stake in shares of Plug Power during the 2nd quarter valued at $31,000. Glass Jacobson Investment Advisors llc acquired a new stake in shares of Plug Power during the 2nd quarter valued at $34,000. Strategic Investment Solutions Inc. IL acquired a new stake in shares of Plug Power during the 1st quarter valued at $41,000. Finally, Millburn Ridgefield Corp acquired a new stake in shares of Plug Power during the 3rd quarter valued at $29,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 49.99% of the company’s stock.
Plug Power Stock Down 3.3 %
Shares of Plug Power stock opened at $3.87 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 2.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.15. The firm has a market cap of $2.34 billion, a P/E ratio of -2.42 and a beta of 1.98. Plug Power has a fifty-two week low of $3.22 and a fifty-two week high of $18.88. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $6.55 and a 200 day moving average price of $8.60.
Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG – Get Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The electronics maker reported ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.32) by ($0.15). The firm had revenue of $198.71 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $219.57 million. Plug Power had a negative net margin of 106.74% and a negative return on equity of 24.18%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 5.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned ($0.30) earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts forecast that Plug Power will post -1.47 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Plug Power Company Profile
Plug Power Inc delivers end-to-end clean hydrogen and zero-emissions fuel cell solutions for supply chain and logistics applications, on-road electric vehicles, stationary power market, and others in North America and internationally. It engages in building an end-to-end green hydrogen ecosystem, including liquid green hydrogen production, storage and handling, transportation, and dispensing infrastructure.
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