Chegg Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) went down by -0.35% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $89.82. The company’s stock price has collected 2.13% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/23/20 that A Top Fund Plays Defense, and It Pays Off
Is It Worth Investing in Chegg Inc. (NYSE :CHGG) Right Now?
Chegg Inc. (NYSE:CHGG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 14288.00 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for CHGG is at 0.98. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 11 analysts out of 15 who provided ratings for Chegg Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $93.93, which is $22.49 above the current price. CHGG currently public float of 121.70M and currently shorts hold a 10.43% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CHGG was 3.07M shares.
CHGG’s Market Performance
CHGG stocks went up by 2.13% for the week, with a monthly drop of -3.12% and a quarterly performance of 4.94%, while its annual performance rate touched 144.57%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.27% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.92% for Chegg Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.13% for CHGG stocks with a simple moving average of 31.23% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CHGG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CHGG stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for CHGG by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for CHGG in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $90 based on the research report published on August 26th of the current year 2020.
Lake Street gave a rating of “Hold” to CHGG, setting the target price at $79 in the report published on August 04th of the current year.
CHGG Trading at -3.66% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CHGG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.46% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.92%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.27%, as shares sank -6.71% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.71% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CHGG rose by +2.13%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +89.90% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $68.35. In addition, Chegg Inc. saw 88.45% 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 CHGG starting from ROSENSWEIG DANIEL, who sale 28,000 shares at the price of $66.26 back on Sep 22. After this action, ROSENSWEIG DANIEL now owns 2,027,134 shares of Chegg Inc., valued at $1,855,280 using the latest closing price.
Lem Esther, the CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER of Chegg Inc., sale 2,263 shares at $73.89 during a trade that took place back on Sep 03, which means that Lem Esther is holding 157,073 shares at $167,213 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for CHGG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +4.60 for the present operating margin
- +77.57 for the gross margin
The net margin for Chegg Inc. stands at -2.34. The total capital return value is set at 1.79, while invested capital returns managed to touch -0.91. Equity return is now at value 0.30, with 0.10 for asset returns.
Based on Chegg Inc. (CHGG), the company’s capital structure generated 184.45 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 64.84. Total debt to assets is 61.79, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 183.39. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 64.47.
Currently, EBITDA for the company is 39.29M with total debt to EBITDA at 17.79. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 11.37, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.20. The receivables turnover for the company is 23.75 and the total asset turnover is 0.37. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 11.31.