NIKE Inc. (NYSE:NKE) went up by 0.48% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $147.95. The company’s stock price has collected 4.96% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 01/02/21 that These are the best performing Nasdaq and S&P 500 stocks of 2020
Is It Worth Investing in NIKE Inc. (NYSE :NKE) Right Now?
NIKE Inc. (NYSE:NKE) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 83.84 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for NKE is at 0.85. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 25 analysts out of 33 who provided ratings for NIKE Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $163.90, which is $15.1 above the current price. NKE currently public float of 1.27B and currently shorts hold a 1.09% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of NKE was 5.46M shares.
NKE’s Market Performance
NKE stocks went up by 4.96% for the week, with a monthly jump of 5.95% and a quarterly performance of 12.27%, while its annual performance rate touched 45.74%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.97% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 1.88% for NIKE Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.34% for NKE stocks with a simple moving average of 32.38% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of NKE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NKE stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for NKE by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for NKE in the upcoming period, according to Telsey Advisory Group is $175 based on the research report published on December 21st of the previous year 2020.
KeyBanc Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NKE reach a price target of $174. The rating they have provided for NKE stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on December 11th, 2020.
RBC Capital Mkts gave a rating of “Outperform” to NKE, setting the target price at $145 in the report published on November 12th of the previous year.
NKE Trading at 8.93% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought NKE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.61% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 1.88%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.97%, as shares surge +6.88% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +20.45% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, NKE rose by +4.96%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +74.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $141.41. In addition, NIKE Inc. saw 3.94% 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 NKE starting from Abston Chris L, who sale 30,000 shares at the price of $145.00 back on Jan 07. After this action, Abston Chris L now owns 3,363 shares of NIKE Inc., valued at $4,350,000 using the latest closing price.
Abston Chris L, the VP: CORP CONTROLLER of NIKE Inc., sale 20,000 shares at $142.16 during a trade that took place back on Dec 30, which means that Abston Chris L is holding 3,363 shares at $2,843,200 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for NKE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.40 for the present operating margin
- +42.47 for the gross margin
The net margin for NIKE Inc. stands at +6.79. The total capital return value is set at 16.49, while invested capital returns managed to touch 15.44. Equity return is now at value 30.60, with 9.00 for asset returns.
Based on NIKE Inc. (NKE), the company’s capital structure generated 161.58 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 61.77. Total debt to assets is 41.53, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 152.94. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 58.47.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 4.31, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.08. The receivables turnover for the company is 10.66 and the total asset turnover is 1.36. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.48.