ShawCor Ltd. (SCL:CA) is one of the better performing stocks in energy sector of the S&P/TSX Composite Index on September 22, rising 2.24% to $32.01 at the lunch break after closing the day prior at $31.31. So far in the day, shares of SCL:CA traded as high as $32.13 and as low as $31.39. Today’s advance comes with about 48,163 shares changing hands, compared to an average 30-day volume of 93,050 for ShawCor Ltd.. The price is currently below the 30-day volume weighted average price of $31.88 for SCL:CA.
The share appreciation gives the company a market capitalization of $2.02 billion based upon 64.62 million shares outstanding. It also means that ShawCor Ltd. has a price-to-book ratio of 2.0:1 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 58.0:1.
In the past 52 weeks, shares of SCL:CA have traded as low as $25.45 and as high as $33.91. Technical traders will take note that at $32.01, shares of SCL:CA are trading above their 200-day MA at $29.52 and above their 50-day MA at $30.68. Technical analysts pay close attention to these key moving averages because they often serve as technical support and resistance levels and because a move through or holding above them is typically regarded as bullish.
Who is ShawCor Ltd.?
ShawCor Ltd is an energy services company specializing in products and services for the pipeline, pipe services, petrochemical and industrial segments of the oil and gas industry and industrial markets. The company’s 5919 employees are led by CEO Stephen Orr from the corporate headquarters at 25 Bethridge Road.
What is the S&P/TSX Composite Index?
Developed and managed by S&P Dow Jones Indices and launched in January 1977, the S&P/TSX Composite is the headline index for the Canadian equity market. Generally, when investors refer to movement in the Canadian markets, they are referring to the S&P/TSX Composite, as it is the broadest index in the S&P/TSX franchise. The index includes more than 230 of the biggest companies traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange, with financials making up the most heavily weighted sector in the index, followed by energy and materials. The Toronto Stock Exchange serves as the distributor of both real-time and historical data for this index.
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