Warrior Met Coal Inc (NYSE:HCC) has been given a consensus rating of “Buy” by the eleven brokerages that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $21.43.

A number of research firms have issued reports on HCC. Zacks Investment Research raised Warrior Met Coal from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $17.00 target price for the company in a research note on Wednesday. B. Riley decreased their target price on Warrior Met Coal from $29.00 to $27.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 30th. Citigroup decreased their target price on Warrior Met Coal from $26.00 to $20.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 30th. ValuEngine upgraded Warrior Met Coal from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday. Finally, BMO Capital Markets boosted their price target on Warrior Met Coal from $15.00 to $20.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, April 30th.

NYSE:HCC traded up $0.39 on Friday, reaching $14.92. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 543,579 shares, compared to its average volume of 797,326. Warrior Met Coal has a 1-year low of $9.46 and a 1-year high of $26.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.55, a quick ratio of 3.37 and a current ratio of 4.25. The firm has a market cap of $763.46 million, a PE ratio of 3.61 and a beta of 1.34. The business’s 50-day moving average price is $14.93 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $16.35.

Warrior Met Coal (NYSE:HCC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April 29th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56 by ($0.17). Warrior Met Coal had a net margin of 19.06% and a return on equity of 24.44%. The business had revenue of $226.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $219.78 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $2.30 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was down 40.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, sell-side analysts expect that Warrior Met Coal will post 1.54 EPS for the current year.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its holdings in Warrior Met Coal by 269.7% during the fourth quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,401 shares of the company’s stock worth $30,000 after acquiring an additional 1,022 shares in the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC bought a new position in shares of Warrior Met Coal during the fourth quarter valued at about $50,000. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of Warrior Met Coal by 47.5% during the first quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 4,903 shares of the company’s stock valued at $51,000 after acquiring an additional 1,578 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its stake in shares of Warrior Met Coal by 137.2% during the first quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,088 shares of the company’s stock valued at $54,000 after acquiring an additional 2,943 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Aigen Investment Management LP bought a new position in shares of Warrior Met Coal during the first quarter valued at about $103,000.

About Warrior Met Coal

Warrior Met Coal, Inc produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. It operates two underground mines located in Alabama. The company sells its metallurgical coal to a customer base of blast furnace steel producers located primarily in Europe, South America, and Asia. It also sells natural gas, which is extracted as a byproduct from coal production.

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