How Stochastic %D predicts the worthiness of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD)?


Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) for the period of 9-Day stands at 52.81% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 42.26%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Cloud Peak Energy operates as a producer of low sulfur, high quality, sub-bituminous coal in the United States. It owns and operates three surface coal mines in the Powder River Basin named: Antelope, Cordero Rojo and the Spring Creek Mine. The Antelope Mine and Cordero Rojo Mine are located in Wyoming and the Spring Creek Mine is located near Decker, Montana. The company is headquartered in Gillette, Wyoming.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) opened the session at $4.2 and after going up 0.47% closed at $4.26. The stock gained 0.06 points in the last trade.

Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $4.14 and $4.30 during the previous active session. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) traded with the volume of 948648 with average volume of 891.94 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.62 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.23 and 56.74 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) is at 0.53% and the shares outstanding are 75.14 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) are discussed below:

Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 355 while Forward P/E shows the value of 0.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 20.52. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 0.35 and 0.32 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 2.65 and 5.86 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) stands at 1.6 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 2.1.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) on the basis of 5 day trade show the jump of 0% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 16.39%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 40.13% while six month performance of the shares of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) remained bullish with the count of 23.48%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Cloud Peak Energy Inc. (NYSE:CLD) remained down at -42.59% and -24.06% respectively.