Earnings at the Forefront For The Manitowoc Company, Inc.

The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) will have earnings take center stage when the firm posts their results on 8/7/2017 4:30:00 PM. For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 81.80% and quarter over quarter sales growth of -28.50%.

Heading into the earnings release, covering analysts have a consensus target price of $6.14 on The Manitowoc Company, Inc. shares. After a recent check, company stock has been trading near the $7.22 mark.

Sell-side analysts have also provided a consensus recommendation of 2.60 on company shares. Investors will be eagerly watching to see if the firm beats or misses on the earnings front.

Depending on the earnings numbers reported, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) stock may see increased volatility following the report. In terms of recent volatility, the average for the month is 3.89% and 6.03% for the past week. The relative volume (ratio between current volume and 3-month average) is presently sitting at 1.82.

Since the start of the New Year, The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) shares have seen a move of 20.74%. Looking back over the last month, shares have performed 24.91%. For the past 5 days of trading, the stock has seen a move of 24.48%.

Let’s also take a brief look at the stock price in relation to some highs/lows and moving averages. The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) shares have been recently spotted -4.62% away from the 52-week high, and 97.81% away from the 52-week low mark. After a recent look, shares have been seen 24.39% from the 200-day moving average, and 22.44% from the 50-day moving average. The stock’s current RSI reading is at 77.26.

As the earnings date approaches, we can see that insider ownership is currently 0.70% shares, and institutional ownership is at 81.80% for The Manitowoc Company, Inc. (NYSE:MTW) stock. Over the past few months, insider ownership has seen a move of -3.98% while institutional ownership has changed 0.88%.