Saturday, February 18, 2017

Dividend Stock Buzz: PBF Energy Inc. (PBF)

PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) share price jumped at US$ 24.44 before falling back to end the trade at US$ 24.02 a share. The dividend stock is -30.12% off a 52-week high stock price of US$ 35.67 but is up 25.03% since hitting the US$ 19.47.

After a -2.2% fall from previous close of US$ 24.56, PBF Energy Inc. (PBF) has a US$ 2.63 Billion market cap. The company pays a US$ 0.3-cent-per-share quarterly dividend, giving it a 5% yield. That brings its full year payout to US$ 1.2.

The PBF has tumbled -13.85% year-to-date. The equity has slowed down in recent weeks, with shares lower about -9.15% in the past three months. It added -1.4%, climbed -1.48% and jumped 2.5% in the week, one month and six months, respectively. Revenue growth rate was recorded at 128.5% and net income per share was seen moving at a -17.08% rate in the past five years.

PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) is over 18% above analysts’ consensus price target of US$ 28.71. The stock has blown through analysts’ low price target of US$ 21, but is still below the high US$ 39 target. On a price appreciation basis over the past 12 months, the stock returned -4.16%.

The most recent short interest data show 12.04% of the company’s stock are short sold. It would take about 5.45 days to cover all short positions. In terms of volatility, it has a beta coefficient of 1.36 and technical analysis volatility indicator called Average True Range or ATR around 0.81.

PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE:PBF) closed 0.59% above its 200-day moving average which many technicians use as a guide to the long-term trend, so stocks above the line are considered to be in longer-term uptrends, while those below it are considered to be in downtrends. The stock is -5.92% below another chart threshold, its 50-day moving average and 0.41% above its 20-day simple moving average.

Dividend Stock Buzz: PBF Energy Inc. (PBF)

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