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News stories about Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to AlphaOne Sentiment.

According to Zacks brokerage recommendations, Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC)'s Buy count is 0 and Strong Buy is 1 while the number of analysts recommending Sell and Strong Sell are 0 and 1, respectively. The stock's market capitalization is 2.09B, it has a 52-week low of 9.02 and a 52-week high of 17.54.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. BMO Capital Markets reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $18.00 price objective on shares of Stillwater Mining Company in a research report on Thursday, December 29th.

Now the shares of Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) has a trading volume of 14.2 Million shares, with an average trading volume of 5540 shares - with shares dropping to a 52 week low of $9.02, and the company's shares hitting a 52 week high of $ 17.89.

Shares of Stillwater Mining Company (NYSE:SWC) traded up 3.60% during midday trading on Monday, reaching $17.85. A significant increase in trading volume means that more than double the average amount of stocks are moving.

09/16/2015 - Stillwater Mining Company had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at JP Morgan. The stock price of C is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -0.23% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -0.90%. The firm has a market cap of $2.09 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 220.90 and a beta of 1.59.

Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) the Stock now has the market capitalization of $2.09 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 220.9 and Weekly volatility of 1.03% and monthly volatility of 0.94% respectively. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.92/share and a Low EPS of $0.19/share. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.03% whereas Month Volatility is at 0.94%. The firm had revenue of $215.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $193.74 million. Over the past month the firm's stock is 2.94%, 5.00% for the last quarter, 55.08% for the past six-months and 58.67% for the previous year. Comparatively, SWC posted earnings of $0.05 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. To make the technical rating meaningful, the moving averages are also compared to each other. DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale now owns 18,498 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $239,000 after buying an additional 1,650 shares in the last quarter. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its stake in shares of Stillwater Mining Company by 1.9% in the third quarter. Looking at this figure it suggests that the shares of Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) may be overvalued, however, this can also depend upon the situation of the market; if the market is strong then it could suggest that Stillwater Mining Company (SWC) is a good investment, however if the market is weaker then it could suggest that the shares are undervalued. The most recent short interest data show 17.01% of the company's stock are short sold. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI boosted its position in shares of Stillwater Mining Company by 1.9% in the third quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 49,400 shares of the mining company's stock valued at $853,000 after buying an additional 700 shares in the last quarter. Stillwater Mining Company has a 12 month low of $9.02 and a 12 month high of $17.54. GMT Capital Corp boosted its stake in shares of Stillwater Mining Company by 4.5% in the third quarter. The P/E ratio was recorded at 228.85.The volatility in the previous week has experienced by 0.91% and observed of 0.92% in the previous month.93.00% ownership is held by institutional investors while insiders hold ownership of 0.50%.

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  • Zachary Reyes