Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (NASDAQ:CLWT) is trending higher in the market today as the company shares are trading 5.16% or 0.204 points up from last closing price of $3.95, reaching $4.1539 at last check. Any clue why there is so much of action in the CLWT stock? The share price has risen in 3 of the last 5 days and is up 21.09% over the past week. It will be exciting to see whether the stock manages to continue increasing or take a minor break for the next few days. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. Trading activity as of this writing strengthened by 24,442 shares, and in total 100542 shares valued at $417641 were seen changing hands compared with 76100 shares valued at $300595 recorded at the previous session. You should take into consideration that a greater volume on higher prices causes bullish signal for the market. It shows the sentiment is in an uptrend and more and more traders want to enter in the CLWT stock.
Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited (CLWT) shares have notched a 3-month gain of about 21.09%, but has still advanced 38.6% year to date. By comparison, the stock sank -28.83% over the past 12 months, while it slipped -7.49% over the 1 month. The company’s market cap is around $7.66M, with its short interest ratio standing at 0.05%.
In the current trading session for CLWT, the stock witnessed two major price actions, it rose to a high of $4.45 and was down as much as $3.905 at one point. The high recorded is very low when compared to their 52-week high which is $2.25. The 52-week high is now at -64.59 distance from current price. Their recent low of $11.73 represents a 84.62% recovery. This data is quite important for investors who look to benefit from the recent rise of the company’s stock. Taking a look at the overall sentimental views of financial analysts, the trading pattern of this stock recently is very clear.
The stock of Euro Tech Holdings Company Limited earned $0.04 per share in the trailing 12 months and has a P/E ratio of 103.85. You can compare it with that of similar companies in its industry to get a sense of whether the stock you’re looking to purchase is overvalued or undervalued. Its current price to earnings ratio is higher than the ones recorded by the industry which is 22.24 and higher compared to the sector’s average of 24.02. When the P/E ratio is low let’s say below 1.0, then the stock price is considered a good value. CLWT also has P/S multiple of 0.4. This is smaller versus the 12 month P/S ratios of other companies in the same indutry. The peer average price to sales ratio is 6.72x.
CLWT‘s last price was up 13.64% as compared to the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $3.66 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average closing price was $4.25. At present, there are 1.94 million in the total number of common shares owned by the public and among those 910000 shares have been available to trade. The percentage of shares being held by the company management was 58.4% while institutions stake was 0.8%. The company has generated positive returns on equity over the last 12 months (0.6%). It managed to keep its gross profit margin at 18.4% over the past 12 months.
When assessing the full upside of the CLWT stock, there is another set of technicals that should be looked into and considered. Its 7.48% gain from moving average of $3.86 has brought about a positive sentiment when calculated over the last 20 days. The market has allocated a beta of 1.2 to the stock. With the beta been greater than one, this implies that the company shares are theoretically more volatile than the market, something that the traders definitely are keeping an eye on.
In the last five years, the EPS of the company has been roughly 47.2%. Though the percentage looks encouraging, extra headwinds are emerging as looking out over a next 5-year period, with analysts estimating that their earnings will decrease annually by 0%. The revenue of the company has risen at an average annualized rate of about 1.6 over the last five years. The company recently recorded a drop of -11.7%, but this figure is rather unattractive.