BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) went down by -3.68% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $47.46. The company’s stock price has collected -1.57% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 10/01/20 that Halloween sales forecast could be frightful to companies trying to create holiday season momentum
Is It Worth Investing in BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE :BJ) Right Now?
BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 18.30 x from its present earnings ratio. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 19 who provided ratings for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $50.06, which is $9.99 above the current price. BJ currently public float of 134.39M and currently shorts hold a 8.66% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BJ was 2.14M shares.
BJ’s Market Performance
BJ stocks went down by -1.57% for the week, with a monthly drop of -9.60% and a quarterly performance of 7.07%, while its annual performance rate touched 61.12%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.77% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.44% for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -3.03% for BJ stocks with a simple moving average of 26.67% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BJ
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BJ stocks, with DA Davidson repeating the rating for BJ by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for BJ in the upcoming period, according to DA Davidson is $50 based on the research report published on August 14th of the current year 2020.
Credit Suisse gave a rating of “Outperform” to BJ, setting the target price at $38 in the report published on August 06th of the current year.
BJ Trading at -6.00% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BJ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -16.69% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.44%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.77%, as shares sank -6.44% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -3.42% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BJ fell by -1.57%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +65.93% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $40.64. In addition, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. saw 73.88% 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 BJ starting from Felice Laura L., who sale 7,000 shares at the price of $39.95 back on Sep 18. After this action, Felice Laura L. now owns 85,656 shares of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., valued at $279,650 using the latest closing price.
Baldwin Christopher J, the Director of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., sale 31,476 shares at $44.60 during a trade that took place back on Sep 01, which means that Baldwin Christopher J is holding 0 shares at $1,403,830 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for BJ
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +2.89 for the present operating margin
- +18.30 for the gross margin
The net margin for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stands at +1.42. The total capital return value is set at 14.14, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.06.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 206.90M with total debt to EBITDA at 3.16. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.50, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.57. The receivables turnover for the company is 65.85 and the total asset turnover is 3.10. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.75.