Equinor ASA (NYSE:EQNR) does about 3.29M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 4196702 shares change hands in Tuesday trading. The company now has a market cap of 52.46B USD and an enterprise value of about $70.25B. Its current market price is $16.06, marking an increase of 0.06% compared to the previous close of $16.05. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $21.04 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $8.41. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $16.2178 and a low of $15.965.

Equinor ASA (EQNR) has a 20-day trading average at $16.17 and the current price is -23.67% off the 52-week high compared with 90.96% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $15.43 and its 200-day simple moving average is $15.81. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.78%, which increases to 1.79% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 53.25 to suggest the stock is neutral.

4 analysts observing the Equinor ASA (EQNR) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $18.52 and $19.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $18.76, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 14.39% over the period. The median price target is 14.39% away from the current levels at $18.76.

FactSet Research has provided data showing that 4 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 2 advise that it is a overweight. 1 analysts have rated it as a buy and 1 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Overweight and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Strong Buy the stock.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on August 26, 2020 when Barclays downgraded the stock to “Equal Weight” and issued a price target of . Pareto also downgraded the stock to “Sell” from Hold on August 14, 2020 at a price target of .

The current price level is -0.53%, 4.24%, and 1.47% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the EQNR price moving above the 50-day SMA on September 01. Equinor ASA (EQNR) stock is down -1.65% over the week and 6.43% over the past month. Its price is -19.34% year-to-date and -5.14% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 3/30/2019, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of $0.46 above consensus estimates by $0.06. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 10/29/2020. Expected sales for next quarter are $16.55 billion, which analysts say will come at $64.36 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $47.94 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $16.52 billion.

Its 12-month price target is $18.76. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 14.39 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $18.52, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $19.00.

Outstanding shares total 3.28B with insiders holding 0.00% of the shares and institutional holders owning 6.36% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 2.60% and return on equity of -6.00%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 20.59. The beta has a value of 1.13. Price to book ratio is 1.48 and price to sales ratio is 1.00.

According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Fidelity Series Large Cap Stock F has reduced its position in Equinor ASA (EQNR) to 7,918,096 shares, mirroring a recent drop by -3.21%. Fidelity Series Large Cap Stock F dumped -0.26 million shares of Equinor ASA common stock bringing its total worth to about $118.06 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Fidelity Series Large Cap Stock F isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Fidelity Dividend Growth Fund, which sold off 96500.0 shares to end up with 4,800,600 shares worth $71.58 million. Fidelity Growth & Income Portfoli cut their holdings by -1.30% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 0.13% position in Equinor ASA thanks to 4.22 million shares amounting to $62.93 million.