Core & Main Inc. (NYSE:CNM) went down by -2.67% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $32.54. The company’s stock price has collected -16.12% of loss in the last five trading sessions. The Wall Street Journal reported on 09/27/21 that Some CFOs Say Higher Corporate Taxes Could Lead to Lower Investments
Is It Worth Investing in Core & Main Inc. (NYSE :CNM) Right Now?
Core & Main Inc. (NYSE:CNM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 52.26 x from its present earnings ratio. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 9 who provided ratings for Core & Main Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $33.40, which is $8.98 above the current price. CNM currently public float of 160.06M and currently shorts hold a 1.32% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of CNM was 623.27K shares.
CNM’s Market Performance
CNM stocks went down by -16.12% for the week, with a monthly drop of -9.27% and a quarterly performance of 1.43%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.56% for Core & Main Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -11.27% for CNM stocks with a simple moving average of -8.51% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of CNM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for CNM stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for CNM by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for CNM in the upcoming period, according to RBC Capital Mkts is $33 based on the research report published on January 10th of the current year 2022.
Citigroup, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see CNM reach a price target of $32. The rating they have provided for CNM stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 08th, 2021.
Berenberg gave a rating of “Hold” to CNM, setting the target price at $25 in the report published on October 05th of the previous year.
CNM Trading at -11.82% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought CNM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -23.88% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.56%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.71%, as shares sank -5.91% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -7.01% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, CNM fell by -19.36%, in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $27.84. In addition, Core & Main Inc. saw -16.12% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Stock Fundamentals for CNM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +5.13 for the present operating margin
- +20.35 for the gross margin
The net margin for Core & Main Inc. stands at +1.22. The total capital return value is set at 6.39, while invested capital returns managed to touch 1.55.
Based on Core & Main Inc. (CNM), the company’s capital structure generated 355.16 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 78.03. Total debt to assets is 66.60, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 346.88. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 76.21.
The receivables turnover for the company is 6.87 and the total asset turnover is 1.07. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.58.