Stock Stepping Up to a Recent High: El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE)

Shares of El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE) have shifted north recently, touching a new 52-week high. A recent bid put the stock price near $59.80. The stock has moved 2.85% over the last 5 sessions.Since the start of the calendar year, El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE)’s stock has changed 28.17%. Over the last five trading sessions, the stock has moved 2.85%. For the past month, El Paso Electric Company’s stock has been 4.56%, 9.96% for the last quarter, 15.39% for the past six months and 32.44% for the past 52 weeks.

Based on current stock levels, El Paso Electric Company shares are trading -0.08% off of the 50-day high and 10.13% away from the 50-day low.

EPS Watch

Earnings Per Share (EPS), the portion of a company’s profit distributed to each outstanding common share, is a useful indicator of a company’s profitability. EPS is typically considered to be the most important variable in determining a share’s price. El Paso Electric Company (NYSE:EE)’s EPS growth this year is 17.80% and the trailing 12-month EPS is $2.39. Covering sell-side analysts are estimating company growth for next year to be 6.71%. On a consensus basis, analysts have given a recommendation of 2.60 on company shares.

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