Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) went up by 1.84% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $28.73. The company’s stock price has collected -10.15% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 03/08/22 that Petco Increased Its Guidance. The Stock Is Jumping.
Is It Worth Investing in Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (NASDAQ :WOOF) Right Now?
Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. (NASDAQ:WOOF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 29.40 x from its present earnings ratio. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $25.36, which is $7.13 above the current price. WOOF currently public float of 80.44M and currently shorts hold a 24.26% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WOOF was 1.85M shares.
WOOF’s Market Performance
WOOF stocks went down by -10.15% for the week, with a monthly drop of -11.68% and a quarterly performance of -7.70%, while its annual performance rate touched -19.59%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 6.71% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.15% for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -11.51% for WOOF stocks with a simple moving average of -11.30% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WOOF
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for WOOF stocks, with Needham repeating the rating for WOOF by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for WOOF in the upcoming period, according to Needham is $30 based on the research report published on December 16th of the previous year 2021.
Wedbush, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see WOOF reach a price target of $23. The rating they have provided for WOOF stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on December 06th, 2021.
Jefferies gave a rating of “Hold” to WOOF, setting the target price at $26 in the report published on November 15th of the previous year.
WOOF Trading at -8.47% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WOOF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -36.55% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.71%, as shares sank -14.81% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +0.44% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WOOF fell by -10.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -13.31% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $20.44. In addition, Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. saw -7.88% 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 WOOF starting from Nuzzo Michael, who purchase 4,340 shares at the price of $18.00 back on Jan 10. After this action, Nuzzo Michael now owns 254,341 shares of Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc., valued at $78,120 using the latest closing price.
COUGHLIN RON, the CEO & Chairman of Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc., purchase 23,290 shares at $17.21 during a trade that took place back on Jan 10, which means that COUGHLIN RON is holding 278,224 shares at $400,821 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for WOOF
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +4.76 for the present operating margin
- +41.79 for the gross margin
The net margin for Petco Health and Wellness Company Inc. stands at +2.83. Equity return is now at value 7.50, with 2.60 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.02.