Quad/Graphics Inc. (NYSE:QUAD) went up by 6.34% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $6.36. The company’s stock price has collected 4.89% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 16 hours ago that Quad Appoints Former Ad Age President & Publisher Josh Golden to Chief Marketing Officer Position
Is It Worth Investing in Quad/Graphics Inc. (NYSE :QUAD) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for QUAD is at 2.13. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 0 analysts out of 1 who provided ratings for Quad/Graphics Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 1 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $6.00. QUAD currently public float of 31.96M and currently shorts hold a 7.17% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of QUAD was 314.05K shares.
QUAD’s Market Performance
QUAD stocks went up by 4.89% for the week, with a monthly jump of 27.81% and a quarterly performance of -30.20%, while its annual performance rate touched 0.78%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.33% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 6.20% for Quad/Graphics Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.75% for QUAD stocks with a simple moving average of 3.24% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of QUAD
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for QUAD stocks, with Buckingham Research repeating the rating for QUAD by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for QUAD in the upcoming period, according to Buckingham Research is $7 based on the research report published on October 30th of the previous year 2019.
Buckingham Research, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see QUAD reach a price target of $28. The rating they have provided for QUAD stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on June 18th, 2018.
QUAD Trading at 7.58% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought QUAD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -39.31% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 6.20%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.33%, as shares surge +29.97% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +6.34% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, QUAD rose by +4.89%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +11.56% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $3.50. In addition, Quad/Graphics Inc. saw 1.05% 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 QUAD starting from Quadracci J Joel, who purchase 12,100 shares at the price of $3.57 back on May 14. After this action, Quadracci J Joel now owns 1,490,195 shares of Quad/Graphics Inc., valued at $43,185 using the latest closing price.
Quadracci J Joel, the Chairman, Pres & CEO of Quad/Graphics Inc., purchase 35,300 shares at $3.16 during a trade that took place back on May 13, which means that Quadracci J Joel is holding 1,478,095 shares at $111,417 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for QUAD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +2.81 for the present operating margin
- +14.21 for the gross margin
The net margin for Quad/Graphics Inc. stands at -3.63. The total capital return value is set at 6.45, while invested capital returns managed to touch -8.85. Equity return is now at value -85.50, with -5.30 for asset returns.
Based on Quad/Graphics Inc. (QUAD), the company’s capital structure generated 1,202.26 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 92.32. Total debt to assets is 52.45, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 1,140.55. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 87.58.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.39, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.88. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.85 and the total asset turnover is 1.35. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.99.