Analyzing Stock On Your Own: Futurefuel Corp (NYSE: FF)

Futurefuel Corp (NYSE:FF) does about 837.65K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 828964 shares change hands in Tuesday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 217.49M USD. Its current market price is $4.97, marking a decrease of -1.19% compared to the previous close of $5.03. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $7.17 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $3.67.

Futurefuel Corp (FF) has a 20-day trading average at $5.46 and the current price is -30.69% off the 52-week high compared with 35.60% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $6.41 and its 200-day simple moving average is $6.55. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 4.24%, which decreases to 2.83% 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 33.49 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $14.00, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 64.5% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on October 02, 2015 when ROTH Capital upgraded the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of between $12 and $13. ROTH Capital downgraded the stock to “Neutral” from Buy on March 27, 2015 at a price target of $17-$13. ROTH Capital initiated its price target at $19.

Futurefuel Corp (FF) stock is down -8.47% over the week and -15.76% over the past month. Its price is 17.53% year-to-date and -19.62% over the past year.

The company’s next earnings report forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at 0 and 0 for whole year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 64.5 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 10.07% and return on equity of 8.11%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 10.54. The beta has a value of 0.70. Price to book ratio is 1.06 and price to sales ratio is 0.62.