The stock of Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) reached all time high today, Oct, 13 and still has $79.04 target or 28.00% above today’s $61.75 share price. This indicates more upside for the $1.49 billion company. This technical setup was reported by Barchart.com. If the $79.04 PT is reached, the company will be worth $417.20M more.
Trading stocks at an all time highs is usually a winning strategy. An all time high points to a stock which has the most positive fundamentals ever. Even thought the pullback rate is high, if correct risk management is utilized, investors can trade very well such events. About 51,734 shares traded hands. Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) has risen 42.22% since March 10, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.70% the S&P500.
Analysts await Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) to report earnings on November, 1. They expect $0.80 earnings per share, down 32.20% or $0.38 from last year’s $1.18 per share. IOSP’s profit will be $19.30M for 19.30 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.03 actual earnings per share reported by Innospec Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -22.33% negative EPS growth.
Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) Ratings Coverage
Out of 2 analysts covering Innospec (NASDAQ:IOSP), 1 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 50% are positive. Innospec has been the topic of 2 analyst reports since October 12, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The stock of Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, October 12 by Monness Crespi & Hardt. The stock has “Overweight” rating given by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, April 5.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Octel Corp. is a major manufacturer and distributor of fuel additives and other specialty chemicals. Their products are sold globally, primarily to oil refineries. Principal product lines are lead alkyl antiknock compound, other petroleum additives and performance chemicals.”
More important recent Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) news were published by: Marketwatch.com which released: “Innospec upgraded to overweight from sector weight at KeyBanc Capital” on February 18, 2011, also Quotes.Wsj.com published article titled: “Innospec Inc. IOSP (US: Nasdaq)”, Zacks.com published: “What Drove Innospec Inc. (IOSP) to a New 52-week High?” on August 25, 2016. More interesting news about Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP) was released by: Twst.com and their article: “Innospec Inc.: Innospec Schedules Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release and …” with publication date: October 11, 2016.
IOSP Company Profile
Innospec Inc., incorporated on January 13, 2006, develops, makes, blends, markets and supplies fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, personal care and fragrance ingredients and other specialty chemicals. The Firm operates in three divisions: Fuel Specialties, Performance Chemicals and Octane Additives. The Company’s products are sold to gas and oil exploration and production companies, oil refineries, personal care and fragrance companies, and other chemical and industrial companies. The Company’s oilfield specialties business supplies drilling and production chemicals for exploration and production. The Company’s Octane Additives business makes products for use in automotive gasoline and provides services in respect of environmental remediation.
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