Just Energy Group Inc., (JE)’s stock has risen by 2.95% from average 12-month price target of $2.44 expected by the analysts. The price of the stock ended September 30, 2019 trading at $2.37 which saw uptrend of -28.18% since the beginning of 2019. For most investors, the 6.76% rally in the share price could have prompted them to buythe stock, but doing that would be a mistake as it would be taking into consideration only the short-term performance of the stock. Most analysts believed that the stock has the potential to rise by 89.87% or more. For Just Energy Group Inc. to record further gainanalysts believe that the company has to hit $4.5 price target. The high price target for JE for next 12 months currently stands at $4.5. This means that the highest 12 months price target is 89.87% above its last closing price. The median price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $1.89, which means that it could rise by -20.25% from its current position. Despite that, some analysts believe that it won’t perform excellent, setting a lower price target of $1.5 for the stock which means it could rise by -36.71%.
A look at the JE stock today shows that it has lost -23.3% of its value over the past one year, which has led to some investors becoming concerned about the short-term performance of Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:JE). If we turn to the stock analysts in general, they revealed that most of them are still bullish about the chances of the shares. The consensus rating from analysts for Just Energy Group Inc. (JE) is 1.7 which is a buy rating. Over the past week, the stock has been rated as a Buy 2 times while it has been rated as a Hold 2 times. The 52-week high price for JE is $4.42 which is attained on July 22 while its 52-week low currently stands at $1.08 and was reached on September 04. At the moment, the stock is trading $-0.91 below its YTD moving average set at $3.28.
In order to determine if the stock is worthy of your patience, you should know that Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:JE) is now trading at 1.35X the earnings per share recorded over the past 12 months. This is an uptrend compared to the readings of the sector which is X while the industry average stands at X. The most popular way to value a stock is to look at its historic Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio with the help of its earnings report over the past 12 months. Just Energy Group Inc. was able to achieve an EPS of $1.76 during the last four quarters. The P/E ratio is widely known due to the fact that it is widely used, simple, effective, and, tautologically.
On Monday, September 30 of 2019, the 14-day Absolute ATR (Average True Range) for JE moved by $0.21. Over the past seven days, the stock’s average daily volatility stood at 20.85%. A stock with a low volatility is usually a good one as it means that investors are very confident in the stock. Just Energy Group Inc.’s trading volume has recently moved to 6.32 million, which is compared with the average daily volume of 1.2 million shares.
The daily chart for JE, points out that the company has recorded -31.5% losses over the past six months. However, it is still 119.44% higher than its most recent low trading price. The performance of the stock over the past five days shows that it is up 48.12% though it is 59.65% above its three-week moving average. It is worthy to know that price action is not always clear. There are times when a stock will undergo some negatives, trade erratically within some range or even act very unpredictable. When that happens, then making use of moving averages makes the pattern clearer for traders. Comparing to 50-day SMA, the price of the stock has surged by 7.08% while it is down -27.99% against the 200-day SMA. This is usually seen as the last support line for a stock, as a move downward could signal a bearish trend or market. The daily chart of JE reveals that it has gained some grounds as it ended Monday with a 109.73% rise over the past 30 days.