Clean Energy Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

CLNE
 Stock
  

USD 7.92  0.25  3.06%   

The current analyst and expert consensus on Clean Energy is Sell, with 1 strong sell and 0 strong buy opinions. The current projected Clean Energy target price consensus is 10.0 with 3 analyst opinions. The most common way Clean Energy Fuels analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Clean Energy executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Please note, the number of analysts providing the opinion is not sufficient to provide adequate consensus on Clean Energy. We encourage you to use your own analysis of Clean Energy Fuels to validate this buy or sell advice. Clean Energy buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Clean Energy Fuels target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 1.0. Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Clean Energy to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 41.1 M, whereas Profit Margin is forecasted to decline to (0.39) . Clean Energy Total Debt is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Total Debt was at 82.31 Million. The current year Debt Current is expected to grow to about 26.9 M, whereas Receivables is forecasted to decline to about 98.7 M.

Clean Energy Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Clean 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. Clean 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 Opinions4
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Sell
Most Clean 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 Clean stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Clean Energy Fuels, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Clean Energy Target Price Projection

Clean Energy's current and average target prices are 7.92 and 10.00, respectively. The current price of Clean Energy is the price at which Clean Energy Fuels is currently trading. On the other hand, Clean Energy's 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

Clean Energy Market Quote on 15th of August 2022

Low Price7.76Odds
High Price8.03Odds

7.92

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Clean Energy Target Price

Low Estimate9.0Odds
High Estimate11.0Odds
Number of Analysts3
Standard Deviation1.0

10.0

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 Clean Energy Fuels and the information provided on this page.

Clean Energy Analyst Ratings

Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy 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 Clean Energy's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Clean Energy's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Clean Energy Target Price Projections

Clean Energy'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 Clean Energy Fuels 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 Clean 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 Clean Energy Fuels including analysis of its current option contracts.
Clean Energy's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-08-19 are carrying combined implied volatility of 83.75 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.15 over 22 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-08-19. The current put volume is at 186, with calls trading at the volume of 823. This yields a 0.23 put-to-call volume ratio. The Clean Energy option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Clean Energy Fuels option contracts. It shows all of Clean Energy's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-08-19 Option Contracts

Clean Energy 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 Clean Energy's lending market. For example, when Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Clean Energy stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Clean Energy's 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. Clean Energy's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Clean Energy's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Clean Energy 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 Clean Energy 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.
Clean Energy's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Clean Energy Fuels common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Clean stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Clean Energy's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Continue to Macroaxis Advice on Clean Energy to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Clean Energy Fuels In The Money Call Balance

When Clean Energy's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Clean Energy Fuels stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy Fuels 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.

Clean Current Options Market Mood

Clean Energy's 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 Clean 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 Clean Energy's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy 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 Clean Energy is a key component of Clean Energy valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Clean Energy.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
2.788.0813.38
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
3.338.6213.93
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
3.408.7014.00
Details
Earnings
Estimates (2)
LowProjected EPSHigh
0.010.030.05
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Clean Energy. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Clean Energy's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy Fuels.

Additional Clean Energy 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 Clean Energy is a key component of Clean Energy valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Clean Energy.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
2.788.0813.38
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
3.338.6213.93
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
3.408.7014.00
Details
Earnings
Estimates (2)
LowProjected EPSHigh
0.010.030.05
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Clean Energy. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Clean Energy's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy Fuels.

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The data published in Clean Energy's official financial statements usually reflect Clean Energy's 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 Clean Energy Fuels. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Clean accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Clean Energy's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Energy space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Clean Energy's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Clean Energy's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Clean Energy's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Clean Energy Fuels. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Clean Energy's management to manipulate its earnings.