Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER) went up by 2.54% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $93.44. The company’s stock price has collected -2.26% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 09/08/20 that S&P 500 adds three companies not named Tesla — ‘a bit of a shocker,’ analyst says
Is It Worth Investing in Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ :TER) Right Now?
Teradyne, Inc. (NASDAQ:TER) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.16 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for TER is at 1.30. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 17 who provided ratings for Teradyne, Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $89.32, which is $11.1 above the current price. TER currently public float of 165.31M and currently shorts hold a 5.49% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of TER was 2.06M shares.
TER’s Market Performance
TER stocks went down by -2.26% for the week, with a monthly drop of -14.63% and a quarterly performance of 3.02%, while its annual performance rate touched 32.81%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.25% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.21% for Teradyne, Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.73% for TER stocks with a simple moving average of 8.45% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of TER
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for TER stocks, with Wolfe Research repeating the rating for TER by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for TER in the upcoming period, according to Wolfe Research is $105 based on the research report published on August 25th of the current year 2020.
Craig Hallum, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see TER reach a price target of $76. The rating they have provided for TER stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on July 14th, 2020.
Craig Hallum gave a rating of “ Buy” to TER, setting the target price at $76 in the report published on April 23rd of the current year.
TER Trading at -11.48% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought TER to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -17.79% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.21%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.25%, as shares sank -14.70% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -9.17% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, TER fell by -2.26%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +20.65% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $84.44. In addition, Teradyne, Inc. saw 12.66% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at TER starting from BRADLEY MICHAEL A, who sold 4,563 shares at the price of $90.05 back on Aug 25. After this action, BRADLEY MICHAEL A now owns 34,254 shares of Teradyne, Inc., valued at $410,898 using the latest closing price.
TUFANO PAUL J, the Director of Teradyne, Inc., sold 7,900 shares at $90.25 during a trade that took place back on Aug 25, which means that TUFANO PAUL J is holding 83,986 shares at $712,975 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for TER
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +23.38 for the present operating margin
- +57.16 for the gross margin
The net margin for Teradyne, Inc. stands at +20.37. The total capital return value is set at 27.93, while invested capital returns managed to touch 24.46. Equity return is now at value 40.00, with 21.70 for asset returns.
Based on Teradyne, Inc. (TER), the company’s capital structure generated 31.08 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 23.71. Total debt to assets is 16.51, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 23.18. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 29.76.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 5.14, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.04. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.02 and the total asset turnover is 0.84. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.08.