Pure Storage Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) went up by 0.55% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $29.53. The company’s stock price has collected 5.94% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 03/29/21 that Pure Storage Honored With 5-Star Rating in the 2021 CRN Partner Program Guide
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for PSTG is at 1.45. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 14 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for Pure Storage Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $29.42, which is $7.18 above the current price. PSTG currently public float of 251.41M and currently shorts hold a 6.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PSTG was 5.39M shares.
PSTG’s Market Performance
PSTG stocks went up by 5.94% for the week, with a monthly jump of 6.92% and a quarterly performance of -3.66%, while its annual performance rate touched 108.10%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.60% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.93% for Pure Storage Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.57% for PSTG stocks with a simple moving average of 12.74% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PSTG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PSTG stocks, with Raymond James repeating the rating for PSTG by listing it as a “Strong Buy.” The predicted price for PSTG in the upcoming period, according to Raymond James is $30 based on the research report published on March 15th of the current year 2021.
Deutsche Bank, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PSTG reach a price target of $27. The rating they have provided for PSTG stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on March 09th, 2021.
Cowen gave a rating of “Outperform” to PSTG, setting the target price at $30 in the report published on February 25th of the current year.
PSTG Trading at -7.38% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PSTG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -25.16% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.93%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.60%, as shares surge +14.09% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -3.83% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PSTG rose by +5.94%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +27.67% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $22.11. In addition, Pure Storage Inc. saw -2.26% 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 PSTG starting from Dietzen Scott, who sale 310,000 shares at the price of $23.56 back on Feb 01. After this action, Dietzen Scott now owns 347,000 shares of Pure Storage Inc., valued at $7,303,351 using the latest closing price.
Dietzen Scott, the Director of Pure Storage Inc., sale 25,000 shares at $22.88 during a trade that took place back on Jan 21, which means that Dietzen Scott is holding 357,000 shares at $572,018 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PSTG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -13.61 for the present operating margin
- +68.27 for the gross margin
The net margin for Pure Storage Inc. stands at -16.75. The total capital return value is set at -14.85, while invested capital returns managed to touch -18.64. Equity return is now at value -37.80, with -11.20 for asset returns.
Based on Pure Storage Inc. (PSTG), the company’s capital structure generated 121.12 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 54.78. Total debt to assets is 32.22, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 116.82. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 52.83.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.47, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.16. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.66 and the total asset turnover is 0.65. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.43.