Long-Term Investors Should Consider Buying the Dips in Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [CPAC] Stock

Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [CPAC] shares are up more than 7.93% this year and recently increased 0.06% or $0.56 to settle at $9.06. Analysts expect CPAC to grow earnings at a 15.28% annual rate over the next 5 years. CPAC has a short ratio of 0.27. This implies that the market is currently less bullish on the outlook for CPAC.

On 17, November 2020, Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. Announces Annual Dividend. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (NYSE: CPAC) (BVL: CPACASC1) (“the Company” or “Cementos Pacasmayo”) announced today that the Company’s Board of Directors in its session held on November 16, 2020 approved a cash dividend of S/ 0.23 per common and investment share, which represents a total of S/106,753,888.89 related to retained earnings as of December 31, 2015, in accordance with what was authorized at the Annual Shareholder’s Meeting held on July 9, 2020. The Company’s Board of Directors decided to distribute a lower cash dividend this year, because since the beginning of the pandemic, the priority has been to preserve our entire workforce, as well as their health, safety and wellbeing.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [NYSE:CPAC] stock was on April 11, 2018, when it was Initiated with a Hold rating from HSBC Securities, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock to $13. On March 07, 2018, BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Neutral rating. On October 28, 2014, Barclays Downgrade an Equal weight rating. On May 03, 2013, Barclays Reiterated an Overweight rating and increased its price target to $15. On November 14, 2012, Barclays Reiterated an Overweight rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $14.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $5.54 and a peak of $9.70. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $9.00. At the most recent market close, shares of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [NYSE:CPAC] were valued at $9.06. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -5.22%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [NYSE:CPAC] most recently reported quarterly sales of 407.39 billion, which represented growth of 6.30%. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 29.40%, its Operating Margin is 12.70%, its Pretax Margin is +13.96, and its Net Margin is +9.48. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 4.56, 9.19, 10.97 and 5.39 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 43.70 and the whole liability to whole assets at 37.60. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 39.78 and enduring liability to assets at 0.34 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 8.67 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 8.29. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 9.25 and at 9.44 for 2nd resistance point.

Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [CPAC] reported its earnings at $0.15 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.04/share signifying the difference of 0.11 and 275.00% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were -$0.16 calling estimates for -$0.02/share with the difference of -0.14 depicting the surprise of -700.00%.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. [NYSE:CPAC] is 3.00. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.19. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 1.89, it’s amount to book ratio is 1.85 and showing 70.20 of P/E (TTM) ratio.