Is this stock is Attractive? Resolute Forest Products (RFP)

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Resolute Forest Products (RFP) disclosed a change of 0.82% and its listed share value at $4.92 in the recent trade transaction. This company belong to Canada Country and part of Basic Materials sector. RFP exchanged 173719 shares on hands in most recent trading session and observed an average volume with 705.19K shares. The stock acknowledged active focus on shares in the current trading session. It has a market capitalization of $389.18M. Using market capitalization to display company size because this is basic factor of different characteristics to develop the investors’ interests including risk.


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Currently, the Relative Strength Index (RSI-14) reading of stock is 59.65. RSI reading varies between 0 and 100. Speed and change of stock price movement are measured by the RSI momentum oscillator. J. Welles Wilder developed Relative Strength Index (RSI) that is used most commonly as a momentum indicator. Commonly when RSI goes below 30 then the stock is overload and stock is overbought when it goes above 70. 30 to 70 are considered a normal reading of a stock. The general trend, finding deviations, and failure swings can be detected by using RSI.


Volatility remained at 7.79% over last week and shows 6.83% volatility in last month. Market risk that established with market trade and it is measured by beta factor. Beta indicator lies at 3.53. Risk is measured on the beta factor, if beta is higher than 1 then risk is higher and if beta is lower than 1, then risk will be low. VOLATILITY is also measured by ATR an exponential moving average (14-days) of the True Ranges. ATR value stands at 0.33.


Net profit margin of the company is -4.10% that shows the company earning by every dollar of sales. Gross margin is detected at 21.60% and Operating Margin is noted at -2.80%. Return on Assets (ROA) shows that the company is profitable as compared to its total assets which is -2.90%. Return on Investment (ROI) is -2.60%. Return on Equity (ROE) is -8.30%.


RFP revealed weekly performance of 15.91% and shown yearly performance of 6.55%. The stock moved to 300.00% in last six months and it maintained for the month at 0.21%. The stock noted year to date performance at 16.19% and changed about 101.65% over the last three months. The stock’s price situated at -6.10% from 52 week high and stock price seen at 331.59% when looking at 52 week low price.


According to data provided by FINVIZ, the current analyst consensus rating supposed at 3 on company shares (1.0 Strong Buy, 2.0 Buy, 3.0 Hold, 4.0 Sell, 5.0 Strong Sell). Looking ahead of 52-week period, the stock will achieve $4.75 price. This mean target price is expected by analysts.