PBR stock: buy or sell

PBR stock price: $8.10 -1.22% At close on Apr 15th, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 16th, 2021

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PBR stock brief

  • Petrobras stock inched down -1.22% to close at $8.10 on the stock market on Thursday.
  • Looking at the chart, price is drawing an scaled downtrend since last January with lower tops and lower bottoms. shares price lost a -29.50% since the downtrend started.
  • The Goldman Sachs Group published a neutral rating for Petrobras on Wednesday, forecasting $10.30
  • Petróleo Brasileiro S. A. - Petrobras produce and sells oil and gas in Brazil and internationally.

Should I buy Petrobras stock?

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Is $PBR stock a buy?

Currently, Petrobras stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean $PBR will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Petrobras stock?

Do you know when is it time to sell Petrobras?. Trading strategies help us to avoid rash decisions based on our emotions or the noise that surrounds the market. Our trading system selects very simple setups to guide us on when is a good time to sell our shares. Be aware that these setups should not be used for selling short Petrobras stock

As a rule of thumb, you must never keep an open trade that shows a greater losses than those expected upon the buy. The moment to sell your stock always has to be ruled by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Petrobras stock?

Currently, Petrobras stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Petrobras shares and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Petrobras ratings

In the last 30 days, 2 analyst ratings were published for Petrobras

Petrobras analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Mar 22nd, 2021
Bank of America SellNeutral
Apr 14th, 2021
The Goldman Sachs Group Strong buyNeutral

Petrobras stock analysis

Petrobras accumulates a price drop of -29.50% since its latest peak last January at $11.49. Like in all downtrends, the stock oscillates drawing lower tops and bottoms. In this case, we have seen 2 consecutive lower tops.

SMAs overview

PBR stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $8.17 (0.86% above)
  • R2: $8.18 (0.99% above)
  • R3: $8.22 (1.48% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $7.89 (-2.59% below)
  • S2: $7.79 (-3.83% below)
  • S3: $7.75 (-4.32% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    The price is trading near to the upper Bollinger band, poiting some level of overbought in recent sessions. This is not a bearish indicator, as price can trade in these levels for many days and weeks

    PBR stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI crossed up the oversold level of 30 in mid-March after just being in the oversold zone for just one day (what can be considered a strength sign). The RSI reading on Thursday was 49.68. Since then, Petrobras stock skyrocketed a 15.22%

    PBR stock RSI chart

    Petrobras stock price history

    Petrobras started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $3.51 on Aug 2000. Since then, PBR stock surged by 130.77%, with an average of 6.54% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on Aug 2000 would have a value of $2,307.69 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    PBR stock price history chart

    Price target for Petrobras stock

    Nobody knows how much a stock will be priced in the future. Banks and financial organisations post their analysis forecasting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price target posted by brokerage institutions in the last 30 days. Again, these targets are not direct recommendations for small traders and should not be followed blindly.

    There is just one price target issued for Petrobras that forecasts a price of $10.30.

    Petrobras stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Mar 22nd, 2021
    Bank of America Not available
    Apr 14th, 2021
    The Goldman Sachs Group $10.30

    Earnings and financials

    Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras ($PBR) posted earnings of $-0.70 per share last February, significantly undercutting the Wall St consensus estimate of $0.14 per share. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of -600.00%. On the contrary, the company reported revenue was $13.9 billion in line with analysts' forecasts.

    Compared to the same quarter last year, EPS was $0.30, so posted EPS is a loss of -333.33%. Revenue sank a -18.39% on an annualized basis in the , from $817.7B to $667.3B last quarter.

    PBR ($PBR) releases earnings report mid next May.

    Petrobras performance

    PBR performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Petrobras ($PBR) 4.50% -25.40% 15.20%

    Disclaimer:
    The viewpoints published in this article are personal and not recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this text does not know the specific scenarios of the reader, his or her financial statements or what is in his or her best interest at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are provided for education motives only

    PBR summary

    Thursday, April 15th, 2021
    Open$8.29
    Close$8.1
    Day range$8.09 - $8.34
    Previous close$8.2
    Session gain-1.22%
    Average true range$0.25
    50d mov avg$8.45
    100d mov avg$9.42
    200d mov avg$8.63
    Earnings dateMay 13th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Petrobras stock symbol?

    Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras is a public company trading in the US stock market with the PBR symbol

    Is Petrobras stock a buy or sell?

    Petrobras received 2 ratings in the last 30 days: 0 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral.

    Will PBR go up?

    Petrobras had different price forecasts issued by market analysts in the last 30 days forecasting the target price to $10.30. That is a 27.16% than the current price ($8.10).