Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) went up by 1.11% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $14.54. The company’s stock price has collected 1.19% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 04/05/21 that Navient to announce first quarter 2021 results on April 27, host earnings call on April 28
Is It Worth Investing in Navient Corporation (NASDAQ :NAVI) Right Now?
Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 6.73 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for NAVI is at 1.82. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for Navient Corporation 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 $15.13, which is $0.24 above the current price. NAVI currently public float of 181.26M and currently shorts hold a 6.13% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of NAVI was 2.23M shares.
NAVI’s Market Performance
NAVI stocks went up by 1.19% for the week, with a monthly jump of 12.57% and a quarterly performance of 41.98%, while its annual performance rate touched 107.88%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 1.50% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.26% for Navient Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.63% for NAVI stocks with a simple moving average of 46.12% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of NAVI
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NAVI stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for NAVI by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for NAVI in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $19 based on the research report published on March 19th of the current year 2021.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NAVI reach a price target of $12.50. The rating they have provided for NAVI stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on January 19th, 2021.
Wedbush gave a rating of “Outperform” to NAVI, setting the target price at $12 in the report published on October 22nd of the previous year.
NAVI Trading at 13.51% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought NAVI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -0.21% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.26%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.50%, as shares surge +15.62% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +28.18% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, NAVI rose by +1.19%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +86.50% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $13.71. In addition, Navient Corporation saw 47.76% 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 NAVI starting from CABRAL ANNA ESCOBEDO, who purchase 6,000 shares at the price of $8.81 back on Aug 13. After this action, CABRAL ANNA ESCOBEDO now owns 24,226 shares of Navient Corporation, valued at $52,860 using the latest closing price.
REMONDI JOHN F, the Chief Executive Officer of Navient Corporation, purchase 50,000 shares at $7.82 during a trade that took place back on Jul 31, which means that REMONDI JOHN F is holding 2,684,586 shares at $390,930 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for NAVI
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +75.99 for the present operating margin
- +80.81 for the gross margin
The net margin for Navient Corporation stands at +11.15. The total capital return value is set at 3.12, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.54. Equity return is now at value 18.60, with 0.50 for asset returns.
Based on Navient Corporation (NAVI), the company’s capital structure generated 3,450.27 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 97.18. Total debt to assets is 96.03, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 2,899.30. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 81.66.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 22.29, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 1.02. The receivables turnover for the company is 1.79 and the total asset turnover is 0.04.