BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) went down by -2.87% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $74.09. The company’s stock price has collected -1.77% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/05/22 that BJ’s Wholesale Club Announces Opening Date for Its Newest Location in Commack, New York
Is It Worth Investing in BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE :BJ) Right Now?
BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 21.44 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BJ is at 0.44. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 23 who provided ratings for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 8 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $78.21, which is $13.86 above the current price. BJ currently public float of 134.69M and currently shorts hold a 5.20% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BJ was 1.23M shares.
BJ’s Market Performance
BJ stocks went down by -1.77% for the week, with a monthly drop of -4.54% and a quarterly performance of 14.75%, while its annual performance rate touched 68.76%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.65% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.13% for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -1.89% for BJ stocks with a simple moving average of 18.91% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of BJ
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BJ reach a price target of $66, previously predicting the price at $60. The rating they have provided for BJ stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on October 28th, 2021.
BJ Trading at -0.78% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought BJ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -13.15% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.13%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.65%, as shares sank -3.31% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +10.11% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BJ fell by -1.77%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +42.27% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $65.48. In addition, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. saw -3.91% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BJ starting from Steele Robert Allan, who sale 11,812 shares at the price of $67.13 back on Dec 15. After this action, Steele Robert Allan now owns 14,143 shares of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., valued at $792,940 using the latest closing price.
Poulliot Brian, the EVP, Enterprise Analytics of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc., sale 4,118 shares at $62.61 during a trade that took place back on Nov 09, which means that Poulliot Brian is holding 115,977 shares at $257,828 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for BJ
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +4.23 for the present operating margin
- +19.23 for the gross margin
The net margin for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stands at +2.73. The total capital return value is set at 17.83, while invested capital returns managed to touch 13.05. Equity return is now at value 92.80, with 7.60 for asset returns.
Based on BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ), the company’s capital structure generated 1,014.84 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 91.03. Total debt to assets is 59.88, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 892.23. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 80.03.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.75, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.36. The receivables turnover for the company is 81.41 and the total asset turnover is 2.89. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.72.