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

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$57.98 +0.81 (+1.42 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$57.17
Today's Range$55.66 - $58.96
52-Week Range$45.48 - $83.23
Volume319,874 shs
Average Volume464,810 shs
Market Capitalization$4.48 billion
P/E Ratio8.45
Dividend Yield2.31%
Beta1.55
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

Industry Industrial organic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNASDAQ:MEOH
CUSIPN/A
Phone604-661-2600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.93 billion
Cash Flow$10.8172 per share
Book Value$23.40 per share

Profitability

Net Income$568.98 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,357
Market Cap$4.48 billion
Next Earnings Date4/24/2019 (Estimated)
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 Friday, February 1st. Shareholders of record on Sunday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Sunday, March 31st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, March 14th. 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 program on Tuesday, March 6th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 6,590,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are generally a sign 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 results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The specialty chemicals company reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.75 by $0.60. The specialty chemicals company earned $977 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $986.13 million. Methanex had a net margin of 14.48% and a return on equity of 31.00%. Methanex's revenue was up 13.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm posted $1.70 EPS. View Methanex's Earnings History.

When is Methanex's next earnings date?

Methanex is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Methanex.

What price target have analysts set for MEOH?

13 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Methanex's stock. Their forecasts range from $62.00 to $90.00. On average, they expect Methanex's stock price to reach $77.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Methanex.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Methanex?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Methanex in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Methanex.

Has Methanex been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about MEOH stock have trended neutral this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Methanex earned a news sentiment score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Methanex?

Methanex saw a drop in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,349,855 shares, a drop of 29.7% from the January 31st total of 1,919,957 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 452,832 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.0 days. View Methanex's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Methanex's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Methanex own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Methanex investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), YY (YY) and Allergan (AGN).

Who are Methanex's key executives?

Methanex's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John N. Floren, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 60)
  • 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 a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Prudential PLC (16.51%), Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (3.79%), Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp (1.42%), Norges Bank (1.33%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (0.97%) and TD Asset Management Inc. (0.92%).

Which institutional investors are selling Methanex stock?

MEOH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Prudential PLC, Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Mackenzie Financial Corp, Strs Ohio, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Fiera Capital Corp, Brightline Capital Management LLC and Gotham Asset Management LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Methanex stock?

MEOH stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Millennium Management LLC, Scheer Rowlett & Associates Investment Management Ltd., Addenda Capital Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Toronto Dominion Bank, Becker Capital Management Inc. and Bank of New York Mellon Corp.

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 $57.98.

How big of a company is Methanex?

Methanex has a market capitalization of $4.48 billion and generates $3.93 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $568.98 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.86 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:  592 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  526 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,118
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 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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