Valuation Metrics Under Consideration: Universal Corporation (UVV), Civeo Corporation (CVEO)

Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) current P/S is an impressive 0.64. The overall Tobacco Products, Other group has an average P/S ratio of 4.36, which is significantly better than the sector’s 6.09. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.28 and as high as 0.95. Also, it is up from 86% of the total 43 rivals across the globe.

UVV traded at an unexpectedly high level on 04/12/2017 when the stock experienced a 3.85% gain to a closing price of $55.3. The company saw 0.28 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 0.2 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Universal Corporation (UVV) Analyst Gushes

Wee have seen a -6.19% fall in the stock price over the last 30 days and a -2.73% decline over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is down -13.25% so far this year. Additionally, UVV had a day price range of $53.55 to $55.6.

Universal Corporation (UVV) Price Potential

In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Universal Corporation (NYSE:UVV) are $55.94 and $60.18. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, UVV is a stock with 25.73 million shares outstanding that normally trades 3.45% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 2.98% with 1.46 average true range (ATR). UVV has a beta of 1.4 and RSI is 51.6.

Investors also need to beware of the Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 0.73, which suggests that the shares are attractive compared with peers. The broad Business Services industry has an average P/S ratio of 3.47, which is significantly better than the sector’s 5.93. In the past 5-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.18 and as high as 2.94. Also, it is up from 62% of the total 685 rivals across the globe.

Civeo Corporation (CVEO)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Civeo Corporation by far traveled 35.03% versus a 1-year low price of $1.57. The share price was last seen 3.41% higher, reaching at $2.12 on Apr. 12, 2017. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $2.04 and $2.13. This company shares are 83.02% off its target price of $3.88 and the current market capitalization stands at $277.48M. The recent change has given its price a -10.03% deficit over SMA 50 and -43.16% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -6.61% declines, -0.93% declines and 6.53% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found CVEO’s volatility during a week at 5.15% and during a month it has been found around 7.15%.

Civeo Corporation (NYSE:CVEO) Intraday Metrics

Civeo Corporation (CVEO) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly high level of 1.3 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 0.85 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Civeo Corporation Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 112.26% rally, based on the high target price ($4.5) for Civeo Corporation shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $3 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a 41.51% jump from its current position. Overall, the share price is down -3.64% year to date.

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