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FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF): An Opportunity for Fundamental Investors?

FutureFuel Corp. (NYSE:FF) Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 40.31, with weekly volatility at 5.50% and ATR at 0.69. The FF stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $8.97 and a $15.06 high. Intraday shares traded counted 0.4 million, which was -23.64% lower than its 30-day average trading volume of 324.89K. Its shares traded lower over the last trading session, losing -2.00% on 05/28/21. The shares fell to a low of $10.1188 before closing at $10.27. FF’s previous close was $10.48 while the outstanding shares total 43.74M. The firm has a beta of 0.90, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 23.94, and a growth ratio of 2.39.

Investors have identified the Chemicals company FutureFuel Corp. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $458.35 million, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

FutureFuel Corp. (FF) Fundamentals that are to be considered.

When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 340.09 million total, with 43.03 million as their total liabilities.

FF were able to record -14.49 million as free cash flow during the 08/06/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by -4.14 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of -14.35 million as operating cash flow.

Potential earnings growth for FutureFuel Corp. (FF)

In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/06/2021 quarter of the year, FutureFuel Corp. recorded a total of 41.52 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -27.86% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/06/2021 quarter reducing by -20.11%.

What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 52.25 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of -10.74 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 43.74M with the recently reported earning now reading -0.20 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/06/2021 (0.08 cents a share).

Is the stock of FF attractive?

In related news, Exec VP-Business & Mrktng FFCC, Flynn Paul M sold 4,877 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Jun 02. The sale was performed at an average price of 13.95, for a total value of 68,034. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.10%.

1 out of 1 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 0 have maintained a Hold recommendation on FutureFuel Corp.. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the FF stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $14.00.

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