Analysts Are Gushing Over TimkenSteel Corporation (TMST), BP p.l.c. (BP)

TimkenSteel Corporation (NYSE:TMST) last session’s volume of 0.2 million shares was lower than its average volume of 0.42 million shares. The stock hit $16.7 through the close by scoring -3.08%.

TimkenSteel Corporation (TMST) Analyst Opinion

TimkenSteel Corporation has a consensus hold rating from 5 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 16.54% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 13.68% last month and is up 7.88 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 2 of analysts who cover TMST having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $19 price target on TimkenSteel Corporation, suggesting a 13.77% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -27.39% below its 52-week high.

TimkenSteel Corporation Earnings Surprise

TimkenSteel Corporation (TMST) surprised the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.03 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.02. Its revenue totaled $355 million up 14.74% from the previous quarter.

TimkenSteel Corporation (NYSE:TMST) Intraday View

This stock (TMST) is ahead of its 52-week low with 77.94%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 3.27% which for the week stands at 3.92%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 6.92% and stays 8.8% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -2.62% losses and now is up 4.36% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $15.29. TimkenSteel Corporation (TMST) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 61.98%.

Turning to BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP), its shares were trading at $38.46 a gain of $0.2, on the trading floor. So far, analysts are sticking with their neutral recommendations with the consensus call at 2.4. BP p.l.c. has 2 buy ratings, 4 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -0.9% from its high of $38.81 to a $126.83 billion market value through last close.

BP p.l.c. (BP) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale remained unchanged from 2.4 to 2.4 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $38.68 a share. The target implies a 0.57% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 42.85% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

BP p.l.c. (NYSE:BP) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 3.79 million shares versus an average volume of 4.42 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 0.76% which for the week approaches 0.83%. It has the $32.53 52-week low. The stock recovered 18.23% since its low point and has performed 2.89% year-to-date.

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