Qurate Retail Inc. (NASDAQ:QRTEA) went down by -4.80% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $13.76. The company’s stock price has collected -8.44% of loss in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported on 10/11/19 that Don’t call it a comeback for Value
Is It Worth Investing in Qurate Retail Inc. (NASDAQ :QRTEA) Right Now?
Qurate Retail Inc. (NASDAQ:QRTEA) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 4.03 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for QRTEA is at 1.89. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 5 who provided ratings for Qurate Retail 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 $15.63, which is $2.0 above the current price. QRTEA currently public float of 381.18M and currently shorts hold a 5.55% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of QRTEA was 3.44M shares.
QRTEA’s Market Performance
QRTEA stocks went down by -8.44% for the week, with a monthly drop of -1.37% and a quarterly performance of -5.12%, while its annual performance rate touched 121.51%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.91% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.49% for Qurate Retail Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.23% for QRTEA stocks with a simple moving average of 19.96% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of QRTEA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for QRTEA stocks, with BofA Securities repeating the rating for QRTEA by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for QRTEA in the upcoming period, according to BofA Securities is $16 based on the research report published on April 09th of the current year 2021.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see QRTEA reach a price target of $11, previously predicting the price at $10. The rating they have provided for QRTEA stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 15th, 2020.
BofA Securities gave a rating of “Neutral” to QRTEA, setting the target price at $9 in the report published on November 06th of the previous year.
QRTEA Trading at -5.92% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought QRTEA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -16.42% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.49%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.91%, as shares sank -2.13% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -12.15% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, QRTEA fell by -8.44%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +80.44% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $12.12. In addition, Qurate Retail Inc. saw 4.83% 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 QRTEA starting from GEORGE MICHAEL A, who sale 100,000 shares at the price of $11.69 back on Apr 05. After this action, GEORGE MICHAEL A now owns 2,762,929 shares of Qurate Retail Inc., valued at $1,168,560 using the latest closing price.
Wendling Brian J, the CAO/PFO of Qurate Retail Inc., purchase 2,500 shares at $100.64 during a trade that took place back on Mar 12, which means that Wendling Brian J is holding 7,621 shares at $251,609 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for QRTEA
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +11.09 for the present operating margin
- +24.38 for the gross margin
The net margin for Qurate Retail Inc. stands at +8.49. The total capital return value is set at 12.36, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.09. Equity return is now at value 27.80, with 7.20 for asset returns.
Based on Qurate Retail Inc. (QRTEA), the company’s capital structure generated 154.47 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 60.70. Total debt to assets is 44.04, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 157.20. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 45.86.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.89, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.59. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.39 and the total asset turnover is 0.83. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.97.