VALE S.A. (VALE) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on VALE S.A. (VALE), hence the stock is down -5.02% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -8.11% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -5.22% and the stock has fallen -8.71% in the past 1 week.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 6.42% and the fifty day Moving Average is 1.61%. Vale S.A. is up 36.93% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 65.65%.
VALE S.A. (VALE) : The highest short term price target forecast on VALE S.A. (VALE) is $7 and the lowest target price is $3. A total of 9 equity analysts are currently covering the company. The average price of all the analysts is $5.33 with a standard deviation of $1.43.
VALE S.A. (NYSE:VALE): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $5.72 with an intraday high of $5.83. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $5.365. However, the stock managed to close at $5.45, a loss of 3.37% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $5.64. The total traded volume of the day was 31,588,090 shares.
Vale S.A. (Vale) is a metals and mining company. The Company is also a producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, and nickel. The Company also produces manganese ore, ferroalloys, metallurgical and thermal coal, copper, platinum group metals (PGMs), gold, silver, cobalt, potash, phosphates and other fertilizer nutrients. The Company operates through four business segments: Bulk Material, Base metals, Fertilizers and Other. The Bulk Material segment includes the production and extraction of ferrous minerals, and the extraction of coal and its logistic services (railroads, ports and terminals). The Base metals segment produces and extracts non-ferrous minerals. The Fertilizers segment produces three groups of nutrients, such as potash, phosphate and nitrogen. The Other segment includes sales and expenses of other products, services and investments in joint ventures and associate in other businesses.