MRC Global Inc. (MRC): Analyzing Basic Trading Data

In the past 52-week period, shares of MRC Global Inc. (NYSE:MRC) have moved within the range of $14.01 to $22.52. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $15.46, which is 31.35% higher than its 52-week high.

MRC Global Inc. (MRC) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -3.82%, and a 50-day SMA of -8.96%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $1.43 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Gauging the level of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts have for a particular stock is important when considering an investment. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for MRC Global Inc. (MRC) is Outperform.

When it comes to reporting sales figures, public companies typically post earnings and revenue that fall above or below the average Wall Street forecast. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, MRC Global Inc. (MRC) delivered a 0.85% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $0.96 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $0.97 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter MRC Global Inc. (MRC) delivered a 72.03% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.02 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.07 per share.

Ownership at MRC Global Inc. (MRC), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded company’s most recent 13F filings give us important details about the organization’s institutional ownership. MRC Global Inc. (MRC) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 96.02% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $1.36 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from MRC Global Inc. (MRC), there were 21 new positions totaling 2,057,840 shares of the company’s stock. There were 28 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 3,382,567 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Taking a look at a stock’s average volume – in the long, medium and short terms – is helpful for understanding investor sentiment and trading activity. MRC Global Inc. (MRC) has had a 20-day average volume of 984,255 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 742,770 shares, with an average of 50% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 793,496 shares with 33% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.