Shift4 Payments Inc. (NYSE:FOUR) went up by 9.35% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $83.60. The company’s stock price has collected 3.71% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 15 hours ago that Shift4 Payments Announces Acquisition of VenueNext to Power Sports Stadiums, Entertainment Venues and Theme Parks
Is It Worth Investing in Shift4 Payments Inc. (NYSE :FOUR) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for Shift4 Payments Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $80.15, which is -$7.05 below the current price. FOUR currently public float of 29.30M and currently shorts hold a 11.23% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of FOUR was 844.98K shares.
FOUR’s Market Performance
FOUR stocks went up by 3.71% for the week, with a monthly jump of 8.89% and a quarterly performance of 33.68%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 7.70% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.12% for Shift4 Payments Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.45% for FOUR stocks with a simple moving average of 39.85% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of FOUR
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see FOUR reach a price target of $65. The rating they have provided for FOUR stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on January 06th, 2021.
Piper Sandler gave a rating of “Overweight” to FOUR, setting the target price at $81 in the report published on December 21st of the previous year.
FOUR Trading at 4.87% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought FOUR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -7.13% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.12%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.70%, as shares surge +6.80% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +9.79% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, FOUR rose by +3.71%, in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $79.03. In addition, Shift4 Payments Inc. saw 2.97% 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 FOUR starting from Searchlight Capital Partners I, who sale 9,200,000 shares at the price of $53.84 back on Dec 07. After this action, Searchlight Capital Partners I now owns 0 shares of Shift4 Payments Inc., valued at $495,282,000 using the latest closing price.
Searchlight Capital Partners I, the 10% Owner of Shift4 Payments Inc., sale 1,473,070 shares at $46.68 during a trade that took place back on Oct 06, which means that Searchlight Capital Partners I is holding 0 shares at $68,764,823 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for FOUR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +1.80 for the present operating margin
- +18.98 for the gross margin
The net margin for Shift4 Payments Inc. stands at -7.94. The total capital return value is set at 2.04, while invested capital returns managed to touch -9.06.
Based on Shift4 Payments Inc. (FOUR), the company’s capital structure generated 4,541.84 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 97.85.
The receivables turnover for the company is 10.31 and the total asset turnover is 0.95. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.82.