NASDAQ:MEOH - Methanex Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$64.03 -0.46 (-0.71 %)
(As of 11/12/2018 01:33 PM ET)
Previous Close$64.49
Today's Range$63.28 - $64.72
52-Week Range$48.72 - $83.23
Volume22,774 shs
Average Volume628,024 shs
Market Capitalization$5.03 billion
P/E Ratio13.60
Dividend Yield2.05%
Beta1.62
Methanex Corporation produces and sells methanol in North America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and South America. It also purchases and sells methanol produced by others under methanol offtake contracts and on the spot market. The company was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MEOH
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone604-661-2600

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.82
Current Ratio1.70
Quick Ratio1.27

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.60
Forward P/E Ratio9.31
P/E Growth0.62

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.06 billion
Price / Sales1.63
Cash Flow$7.5865 per share
Price / Cash8.44
Book Value$22.40 per share
Price / Book2.86

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$4.71
Net Income$316.13 million
Net Margins12.48%
Return on Equity34.25%
Return on Assets13.00%

Miscellaneous

Employees1,357
Outstanding Shares78,050,000
Market Cap$5.03 billion
OptionableOptionable

Methanex (NASDAQ:MEOH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Methanex's stock symbol?

Methanex trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MEOH."

How often does Methanex pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Methanex?

Methanex declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 23rd. Investors of record on Sunday, September 16th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Sunday, September 30th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 13th. View Methanex's Dividend History.

How will Methanex's stock buyback program work?

Methanex declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Tuesday, March 6th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase 6,590,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Methanex's earnings last quarter?

Methanex Co. (NASDAQ:MEOH) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October, 24th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.99 by $0.07. The specialty chemicals company earned $1.04 billion during the quarter. Methanex had a return on equity of 34.25% and a net margin of 12.48%. View Methanex's Earnings History.

When is Methanex's next earnings date?

Methanex is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Methanex.

What price target have analysts set for MEOH?

14 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Methanex's stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $90.00. On average, they anticipate Methanex's share price to reach $81.6154 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 28.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Methanex.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Methanex?

14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Methanex in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 11 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Methanex.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Methanex stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Methanex stock:
  • 1. med analysts commented, "We are raising our 2019 EPS estimate for MEOH, which triggers an uptick in our 12-month target price, to USD85 per share from USD80. We expect the company’s free cash flow yield to average 15.5% over the 2018 through 2022 timeframe and for Methanex to cumulatively generate around 77% of its current market capitalization in free cash, highlighting the shares’ attractiveness at current valuation levels. We are reiterating our Overweight rating on Methanex shares and raising our 12-month target price to USD85 from USD80." (11/5/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Earnings estimates for Methanex are going up of late. The company has outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year. Methanex should gain from healthy demand fundamentals for methanol. The Louisiana project is also expected to create significant value for shareholders and contribute to cash generation. Moreover, Methanex is committed to boost shareholder returns.  " (10/10/2018)

Has Methanex been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about MEOH stock have been trending negative on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Methanex earned a news impact score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Methanex's key competitors?

Who are Methanex's key executives?

Methanex's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John N. Floren, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Ian P. Cameron, Sr. VP of Fin. & CFO
  • Mr. Michael J. Herz, Sr. VP of Corp. Devel.
  • Ms. Vanessa L. James, Sr. VP of Global Marketing & Logistics
  • Kim Campbell, Mang. of Investor Relations

Who are Methanex's major shareholders?

Methanex's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FIL Ltd (4.00%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (1.04%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.96%), O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC (0.77%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.64%) and CIBC World Markets Inc. (0.63%).

Which major investors are selling Methanex stock?

MEOH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FIL Ltd, Addenda Capital Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Ingalls & Snyder LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN and Gulf International Bank UK Ltd.

Which major investors are buying Methanex stock?

MEOH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Hexavest Inc., Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, FMR LLC, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Victory Capital Management Inc., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank and Acadian Asset Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of Methanex?

Shares of MEOH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Methanex's stock price today?

One share of MEOH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $63.78.

How big of a company is Methanex?

Methanex has a market capitalization of $5.03 billion and generates $3.06 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $316.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.71 on an earnings per share basis. Methanex employs 1,357 workers across the globe.

What is Methanex's official website?

The official website for Methanex is http://www.methanex.com.

How can I contact Methanex?

Methanex's mailing address is 1800 WATERFRONT CENTER 200 BURRARD STREET, VANCOUVER A1, V6C 3M1. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 604-661-2600 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Methanex (NASDAQ MEOH)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  564 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  502 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,066
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Methanex and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe MEOH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe MEOH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/12/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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