Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) went down by -13.48% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $59.00. The company’s stock price has collected 2.67% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 2 hours ago that Herbalife stock drops after outlook cut due to low distributor activity
Is It Worth Investing in Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE :HLF) Right Now?
Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 12.70 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for HLF is at 0.92. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 0 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $69.25, which is $22.32 above the current price. HLF currently public float of 102.28M and currently shorts hold a 5.48% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of HLF was 763.40K shares.
HLF’s Market Performance
HLF stocks went up by 2.67% for the week, with a monthly jump of 10.67% and a quarterly performance of 5.14%, while its annual performance rate touched 11.15%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.69% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.11% for Herbalife Nutrition Ltd.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -8.19% for HLF stocks with a simple moving average of -5.71% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of HLF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HLF stocks, with B. Riley Securities repeating the rating for HLF by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for HLF in the upcoming period, according to B. Riley Securities is $70 based on the research report published on June 29th of the current year 2021.
Citigroup gave a rating of “Buy” to HLF, setting the target price at $55 in the report published on December 04th of the previous year.
HLF Trading at -7.84% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought HLF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -20.46% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.11%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.69%, as shares sank -4.73% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -13.10% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, HLF fell by -13.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.57% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $51.00. In addition, Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. saw 12.88% 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 HLF starting from LeFevre Alan W, who purchase 3,000 shares at the price of $48.25 back on Aug 17. After this action, LeFevre Alan W now owns 18,600 shares of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., valued at $144,750 using the latest closing price.
Agwunobi John O, the Chairman and CEO of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd., purchase 5,200 shares at $48.19 during a trade that took place back on Aug 05, which means that Agwunobi John O is holding 84,172 shares at $250,565 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for HLF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +13.44 for the present operating margin
- +77.75 for the gross margin
The net margin for Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. stands at +6.72. The total capital return value is set at 43.37, while invested capital returns managed to touch 22.48. Equity return is now at value -45.50, with 17.30 for asset returns.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.46, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.33. The receivables turnover for the company is 61.51 and the total asset turnover is 1.93. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.58.