Take This Into Account Before Investing in Plug Power (PLUG)

Plug Power logged a 1.0% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $15.36 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -1.4% and the Dow Industrial Average posted a -1.7% change. PLUG's trading volume is 2,142,400 compared to the stock's average volume of 16,961,668.

Plug Power trades -49.22% away from its average analyst target price of $30.24 per share. The 29 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $15 to $78, and on average have given Plug Power a rating of buy.

Anyone interested in buying PLUG should be aware of the facts below:

  • Plug Power has moved -48.7% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of -14.4%

  • Based on its trailing earning per share of -0.97, Plug Power has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of -15.9 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • PLUG has a forward P/E ratio of -24.4 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (Eps) of $-0.63 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of 0.37 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Plug Power is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 2.1 compared to its sector average of 3.7

  • Plug Power Inc. delivers end-to-end clean hydrogen and zero-emissions fuel cell solutions for supply chain and logistics applications, on-road electric vehicles, stationary power market, and others in North America and internationally.

  • Based in Latham, the company has 2,249 full time employees and a market cap of $8,950,491,136.

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