Reasonably Valued in Comparison to Peers? – Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP), Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TNP)

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) has a price-to-sales ratio of 0.82, well below its Nonmetallic Mineral Mining competitors. For the industry, the average P/S ratio sits at 9.21, which is less than the sector’s 15.62. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.33 and as high as 2.06. Also, it is up from 60% of the total 146 rivals across the globe.

AHGP traded at an unexpectedly high level on 04/12/2017 when the stock experienced a -3.48% loss to a closing price of $24.44. The company saw 0.38 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.1 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 26.84% move, based on the high target price ($31) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $31 price target, but the stock is already up 7.62% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -25.26% versus recent highs ($32.70). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $31 range (lowest target price), allowing for another 26.84% jump from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a -12.9% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -9.82% decline over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -13.02% so far this year. Additionally, AHGP had a day price range of $24.44 to $25.38.

Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (AHGP) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. needs to grow just 26.84% to cross its median price target of $31. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Alliance Holdings GP, L.P. (NASDAQ:AHGP) are $26.75 and $26.62. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, AHGP is a stock with 59.26 million shares outstanding that normally trades 0.37% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day loss of -2.04% with 0.72 average true range (ATR). AHGP has a beta of 0.57 and RSI is 33.04.

Investors also need to beware of the Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 0.7, which suggests that the shares are not attractive compared with peers. The broad Shipping industry has an average P/S ratio of 0.69, which is significantly better than the sector’s 9.79. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.43 and as high as 2.98. Also, it is up from 61% of the total 814 rivals across the globe.

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TNP)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited by far traveled 17.54% versus a 1-year low price of $3.82. The share price was last seen 5.4% higher, reaching at $4.49 on Apr. 12, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $4.29 and $4.64. This company shares are 25.84% off its target price of $5.65 and the current market capitalization stands at $408.41M. The recent change has given its price a 0.86% lead over SMA 50 and -14.96% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -1.1% declines, -0.22% declines and 4.66% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found TNP’s volatility during a week at 7.09% and during a month it has been found around 3.57%.

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (NYSE:TNP) Intraday Metrics

Tsakos Energy Navigation Limited (TNP) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 1.24 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 0.31 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

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