Is ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW) a Keeper?


ACI Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) went up by 1.84% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $39.37. The company’s stock price has collected 1.81% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/15/20 that eCommerce Transactions Expected to Rise to Record Levels During Holiday Shopping Season

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Is It Worth Investing in ACI Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ :ACIW) Right Now?

ACI Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ:ACIW) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 48.91 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ACIW is at 1.36.

ACIW currently public float of 113.78M and currently shorts hold a 4.52% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ACIW was 1.02M shares.

ACIW’s Market Performance

ACIW stocks went up by 1.81% for the week, with a monthly jump of 27.58% and a quarterly performance of 16.01%, while its annual performance rate touched 2.60%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.11% for ACI Worldwide Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.78% for ACIW stocks with a simple moving average of 10.88% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ACIW

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ACIW stocks, with Compass Point repeating the rating for ACIW by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for ACIW in the upcoming period, according to Compass Point is $40 based on the research report published on September 17th of the current year 2020.

Needham, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ACIW reach a price target of $32. The rating they have provided for ACIW stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on May 29th, 2020.

ACIW Trading at 10.68% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ACIW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -19.86% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.11%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.71%, as shares surge +26.55% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +1.09% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ACIW rose by +1.81%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -18.54% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $29.07. In addition, ACI Worldwide Inc. saw -16.72% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ACIW starting from BYRNES DENNIS, who sale 35,133 shares at the price of $30.05 back on Aug 25. After this action, BYRNES DENNIS now owns 372,482 shares of ACI Worldwide Inc., valued at $1,055,624 using the latest closing price.

BYRNES DENNIS, the EVP, General Counsel & Sec. of ACI Worldwide Inc., sale 13,152 shares at $30.01 during a trade that took place back on Aug 24, which means that BYRNES DENNIS is holding 372,482 shares at $394,661 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ACIW

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +11.60 for the present operating margin
  • +42.07 for the gross margin

The net margin for ACI Worldwide Inc. stands at +5.33. The total capital return value is set at 6.76, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.17. Equity return is now at value 7.10, with 2.40 for asset returns.

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Based on ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW), the company’s capital structure generated 129.07 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 56.35. Total debt to assets is 44.77, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 123.33. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.84.

When we switch over and look at the enterrpise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.63, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 2.26 and the total asset turnover is 0.47. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.

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