Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) went up by 1.24% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $99.36 and move down -0.49%, while PEGA stocks collected +11.67% of gains with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/12/20 that Pega Cloud ACV Grows 54% in 2019
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) Worth an Investment?
Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ: PEGA) The 36 Months beta value for PEGA stocks is at 1.26, while of the analysts out of 0 who provided ratings for Pegasystems Inc. stocks as a “buy” while as overweight, rated it as hold and as sell. The average price we get from analysts is $108.83 which is $7.12 above current price. PEGA currently has a short float of 2.83% and public float of 36.42 M with average trading volume of 249.87K shares.
PEGA Market Performance
PEGA stocks went up by 11.67% for the week, with the monthly jump of 17.77% and a quarterly performance of 34.02%, while its annual performance rate touched 72.93%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.46% for PEGA stocks with the simple moving average of 31.23% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion on Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA)
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PEGA stocks, with KeyBanc Capital Markets repeating the rating for PEGA shares by setting it to “Overweight”. The predicted price for PEGA socks in the upcoming period according to KeyBanc Capital Markets is $106 based on the research report published on February 3, 2020.
Rosenblatt, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PEGA stock at the price of $120. The rating they have provided for PEGA stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on January 21, 2020.
The Benchmark Company gave “Buy” rating to PEGA stocks, setting the target price at $80 in the report published on May 8, 2019.
PEGA Stocks 19.65% Far from 50 Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PEGA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Pegasystems Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -0.48% of loss for the given period.
The stock volatility was left at 2.53%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 4.28%, while the shares surge at the distance of +15.04% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +32.02% upper at the present time.
In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, PEGA went up by +11.67%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +35.54% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $89.36. In addition, Pegasystems Inc. saw 24.14% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.
PEGA Stock Insider Trading
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA), starting from JONES RICHARD H, who sold 14,000 shares at the price of $87.36 back on Feb 03. After this action, Rushing now owns 131,010 shares of Pegasystems Inc., valued at $1,222,990 with the latest closing price.
STILLWELL KENNETH, the CFO, SVP of Pegasystems Inc., sold 1,000 shares at the value of $87.52 during a trade that took place back on Feb 03, which means that STILLWELL KENNETH is holding 4,958 shares at the value of $87,520 based on the most recent closing price.
PEGA Stock Fundamentals
The current profitability levels are settled at -14.80 for the present operating margin and +65.64 for gross margin. The net margin for Pegasystems Inc. stands at -9.92. Total capital return value is set at -21.95, while invested capital returns managed to touch -14.91. Equity return holds the value -16.30%, with -9.50% for asset returns.
Based on Pegasystems Inc. (PEGA), the company’s capital structure generated 12.71 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 11.27.
The value for Enterprise to Sales is 8.61 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.01. The receivables turnover for Pegasystems Inc. is 2.45 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.93. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.34.