Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ:LYFT) went up by 1.83% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $54.50. The company’s stock price has collected 2.31% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 01/06/21 that New U.S. rule could boost ‘gig economy’ companies while costing American workers billions
Is It Worth Investing in Lyft Inc. (NASDAQ :LYFT) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 25 analysts out of 42 who provided ratings for Lyft Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 14 rated it as “hold,” and 3 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $48.55, which is $0.13 above the current price. LYFT currently public float of 249.31M and currently shorts hold a 10.67% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of LYFT was 10.32M shares.
LYFT’s Market Performance
LYFT stocks went up by 2.31% for the week, with a monthly jump of 1.77% and a quarterly performance of 73.99%, while its annual performance rate touched 5.02%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.69% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.10% for Lyft Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.00% for LYFT stocks with a simple moving average of 47.13% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of LYFT
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for LYFT stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for LYFT by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for LYFT in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $61 based on the research report published on December 07th of the previous year 2020.
LYFT Trading at 16.62% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought LYFT to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -11.25% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.10%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.69%, as shares surge +0.54% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +117.59% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, LYFT rose by +2.31%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +61.56% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $48.87. In addition, Lyft Inc. saw -1.55% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at LYFT starting from Sverchek Kristin, who sale 5,000 shares at the price of $50.08 back on Dec 23. After this action, Sverchek Kristin now owns 5,801 shares of Lyft Inc., valued at $250,421 using the latest closing price.
Lawee David, the Director of Lyft Inc., sale 177,077 shares at $50.16 during a trade that took place back on Dec 23, which means that Lawee David is holding 11,321,870 shares at $8,882,607 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for LYFT
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -74.74 for the present operating margin
- +22.22 for the gross margin
The net margin for Lyft Inc. stands at -71.97. The total capital return value is set at -96.33, while invested capital returns managed to touch -94.34. Equity return is now at value -67.60, with -30.80 for asset returns.
Based on Lyft Inc. (LYFT), the company’s capital structure generated 16.69 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 14.30. Total debt to assets is 8.37, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 13.39. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 11.47.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.05, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.06. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.32.