Tuesday 29 Jul 2014

Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) down by 6.85%, Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM)

Clean Energy Fuels Corp (NASDAQ:CLNE) went down during today’s trading session by 6.85% (-$0.98) to close at $13.32 per share. The stock had opened the day at $14.42 after it had ended yesterday’s transactions at the closing price of $14.30. The company saw its share price fluctuate from a low of $13.25 to a high of $14.48 during the day. The range of its share price for the last 52 weeks stands at $10.90 – $16.75. The company posts an unhealthy earnings-per-share figure of -$0.82 making it obvious that it is in troubled waters, bearing losses. The beta-coefficient of the company stands at 2.11. Looking at the stock’s prospects, there seems to be 111% more volatility than the market, suggesting greater promise but with bigger risk. It has more current assets than it does current liabilities, the ratio of the two standing at 2.69. This leaves it with greater space to maneuver its working capital management with fewer worries. A low total-debt/equity ratio of 0.57 will not give rise to steeper growth without risks for the long term.

Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM) went down during today’s trading session by 5.26% (-$0.28) to close at $5.04 per share. The stock had opened the day at $5.51 after it had ended yesterday’s transactions at the closing price of $5.32. The company saw its share price fluctuate from a low of $4.96 to a high of $5.51 during the day. The range of its share price for the last 52 weeks stands at $3.16 – $5.69. The company posts a healthy earnings-per-share figure of $1.49 making it obvious that it is in friendly waters, earning profits. The beta-coefficient of the company stands at 2.69. Looking at the stock’s prospects, there seems to be 169% more volatility than the market, suggesting greater promise but with bigger risk. It has more current assets than it does current liabilities, the ratio of the two standing at 2.51. This leaves it with greater space to maneuver its working capital management with fewer worries. A high total-debt/equity ratio of 1.16 will give rise to steeper growth but not without risks for the long term.

The company yesterday reported its 1Q2013 results where it posted revenue of $133.837 million as compared to revenue of $152.014 million a year ago. The company reported a net loss of $10.155 million for the first quarter this compares to a net profit of $9.459 million a year ago. The basic and diluted earnings per share of the company is -$0.10 as compared to an EPS of $0.09 in 1Q2012.

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