Understanding Basic Stock Data: Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE)

In the past 52-week period, shares of Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) have moved within the range of $29.62 to $47.78. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $30.71, which is 35.73% lower than its 52-week high.

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of -2.44%, and a 50-day SMA of -9.44%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $34.31 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

When considering entering a position, it is crucial to understand the average enthusiasm level expressed by Wall Street analysts for that particular stock. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) is Hold.

Publicly-traded organizations typically post revenue and earnings results that fall either above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) delivered a 2.83% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $5.38 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $5.53 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) delivered a 55.28% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.05 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.11 per share.

Ownership at Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

We can find critical insight by examining institutional ownership, which are reported in public companies’ most recent 13F filings. Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 90.84% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $11.94 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), there were 63 new positions totaling 15,195,027 shares of the company’s stock. There were 125 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 8,286,990 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

A stock’s average trade volume, as recorder over the short, medium and long terms, is helpful to analyze in order to gain a better understanding of trading activity and investor sentiment. Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has had a 20-day average volume of 4,058,235 shares, with an average of 60% of short term indicators pointed at Sell.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 3,808,322 shares, with an average of 75% of medium term indicators pointing toward Sell. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 3,514,099 shares with 100% of long-term indicators pointing to Sell.