DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) went up by 1.79% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $92.67. The company’s stock price has collected 3.93% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/27/20 that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Sold This Health-Care Stock
Is It Worth Investing in DaVita Inc. (NYSE :DVA) Right Now?
DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 13.63 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for DVA is at 1.18. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for DaVita Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 10 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $97.80, which is $12.15 above the current price. DVA currently public float of 118.35M and currently shorts hold a 5.45% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DVA was 1.07M shares.
DVA’s Market Performance
DVA stocks went up by 3.93% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.28% and a quarterly performance of 6.21%, while its annual performance rate touched 51.16%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.44% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.80% for DaVita Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.16% for DVA stocks with a simple moving average of 6.66% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of DVA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DVA stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for DVA by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for DVA in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $97 based on the research report published on January 24th of the current year 2020.
DVA Trading at -0.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought DVA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.58% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.80%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.44%, as shares sank -1.93% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -0.41% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, DVA rose by +3.93%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +17.80% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $86.57. In addition, DaVita Inc. saw 14.15% 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 DVA starting from NEHRA JOHN M, who purchase 2,500 shares at the price of $82.95 back on Sep 23. After this action, NEHRA JOHN M now owns 5,500 shares of DaVita Inc., valued at $207,374 using the latest closing price.
NEHRA JOHN M, the Director of DaVita Inc., purchase 3,000 shares at $84.60 during a trade that took place back on Sep 22, which means that NEHRA JOHN M is holding 3,000 shares at $253,814 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for DVA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.41 for the present operating margin
- +25.10 for the gross margin
The net margin for DaVita Inc. stands at +6.21. The total capital return value is set at 11.78, while invested capital returns managed to touch 5.72. Equity return is now at value 38.80, with 4.60 for asset returns.
Based on DaVita Inc. (DVA), the company’s capital structure generated 523.85 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 83.97. Total debt to assets is 61.82, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 501.61. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 80.40.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 579.21M with total debt to EBITDA at 3.42. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.01, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.49. The receivables turnover for the company is 4.84 and the total asset turnover is 0.61. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.56.