Warrior Met Coal trades as part of the coal industry and is in the basic materials sector. The company CEO is Walter Scheller. Warrior Met Coal Inc produces and exports metallurgical coal for the steel industry. The company has underground mines located in Brookwood, Alabama, southwest of Birmingham and near Tuscaloosa.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The HCC shares had a previous change of 4.13% which opened at 26.47 and closed at 27.23. It moved to an intraday high of 27.43 and a low of 26.47.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HCC shares returned 2.29% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -0.86%. Over three months, it changed 9.44%. In one year it has changed 11.31% and within that year its 52 week high was 33.49 and its 52 week low was 20.88. HCC stock is 30.41% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 23.57 and a 50 day moving average of 26.96. Right now, HCC stock is trading 15.51% above its 200 day moving average.

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The company has a market cap of $1.4b with 51.6m shares outstanding and a float of 51.4m shares. Trading volume was 1,104,568 shares and has experienced an average volume of 1,012,546 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.


The last annual reported EPS for Warrior Met Coal was 13.16 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 2.07. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.78. The trailing twelve month EPS reported is 8.67 (trailing twelve month diluted EPS is 11.97).

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr 2019Reported 05-01-2019: 2.14
4thQtr 2018Reported 02-21-2019: 7.11
3rdQtr 2018Reported 10-31-2018: 1.00
2ndQtr 2018Reported 08-01-2018: 1.72
1stQtr 2018Reported 05-02-2018: 3.36

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Warrior Met Coal; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 0.60% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Short-interest was 6,857,685, which was 13.30% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 6.66. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The beta was calculated to be 0.39.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 48.62%, profit margin is 48.67%, price-to-sales is 1.04 and price-to-book is 1.65.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
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 4  : Past Performance Result
 4  : Valuation Result
 1  : Dividend Safety Result
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