Baker Hughes Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

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USD 25.27  0.92  3.78%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Baker Hughes is Buy, with 0 strong sell and 12 strong buy opinions. The current projected Baker Hughes target price consensus is 29.59 with 16 analyst opinions. The most common way Baker Hughes A analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Baker Hughes executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Baker Hughes buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Baker Hughes A target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 2.484. Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Baker Hughes to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
As of 08/11/2022, Gross Profit is likely to drop to about 3.8 B. In addition to that, Profit Margin is likely to drop to -0.01. Baker Hughes Inventory is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Baker Hughes reported last year Inventory of 3.98 Billion. As of 08/11/2022, Total Liabilities is likely to grow to about 18.7 B, while Receivables is likely to drop slightly above 5.1 B.

Baker Hughes Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Baker target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysts performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Baker target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, investor sentiment analysis, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions17
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Buy
Most Baker analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Baker stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Baker Hughes A, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Baker Hughes Target Price Projection

Baker Hughes' current and average target prices are 25.27 and 29.59, respectively. The current price of Baker Hughes is the price at which Baker Hughes A is currently trading. On the other hand, Baker Hughes' target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Baker Hughes Market Quote on 11th of August 2022

Low Price24.7Odds
High Price25.58Odds

25.27

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Baker Hughes Target Price

Low Estimate26.0Odds
High Estimate34.5Odds
Number of Analysts16
Standard Deviation2.484

29.593

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Baker Hughes A and the information provided on this page.

Baker Hughes Analyst Ratings

Baker Hughes' analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Baker Hughes stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Baker Hughes' financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Baker Hughes' historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Baker Hughes Target Price Projections

Baker Hughes's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Baker Hughes A and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Baker depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Baker Hughes A including analysis of its current option contracts.
Baker Hughes' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-08-19 are carrying combined implied volatility of 32.99 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 1.87 over 62 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more puts than calls on contracts expiring on 2022-08-19. The current put volume is at 3054, with calls trading at the volume of 2979. This yields a 1.03 put-to-call volume ratio. The Baker Hughes option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Baker Hughes A option contracts. It shows all of Baker Hughes' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-08-19 Option Contracts

Baker Hughes option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Baker Hughes' lending market. For example, when Baker Hughes' puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Baker Hughes, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Baker Hughes stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Baker Hughes' distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Baker Hughes' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Baker Hughes' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Baker Hughes Maximum Pain Price across 2022-08-19 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Baker Hughes close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Baker Hughes' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Baker Hughes A common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Baker stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Baker Hughes' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Baker Hughes to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Baker Hughes A In The Money Call Balance

When Baker Hughes' strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Baker Hughes A stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Baker Hughes' options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' option contracts written on Baker Hughes A are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Baker Current Options Market Mood

Baker Hughes' open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Baker Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Baker Hughes' calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Baker Hughes' option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Baker Hughes' option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Baker Hughes Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Baker Hughes is a key component of Baker Hughes valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Baker Hughes.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Baker Hughes' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Baker Hughes in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
22.4625.2628.06
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
22.6125.4128.21
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
21.7624.5627.36
Details
Earnings
Estimates (7)
LowProjected EPSHigh
0.570.650.75
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Baker Hughes. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Baker Hughes' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Baker Hughes' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Baker Hughes A.

Additional Baker Hughes Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Baker Hughes is a key component of Baker Hughes valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Baker Hughes.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Baker Hughes' price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Baker Hughes in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
22.4625.2628.06
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
22.6125.4128.21
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
21.7624.5627.36
Details
Earnings
Estimates (7)
LowProjected EPSHigh
0.570.650.75
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Baker Hughes. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Baker Hughes' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Baker Hughes' competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Baker Hughes A.

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The data published in Baker Hughes' official financial statements usually reflect Baker Hughes' business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Baker Hughes A. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Baker accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Baker Hughes' liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Energy space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Baker Hughes' financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Baker Hughes' management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Baker Hughes' accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Baker Hughes A. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Baker Hughes' management to manipulate its earnings.