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Here’s Our Rant About e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (ELF)

e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE:ELF) went up by 6.82% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $34.95. The company’s stock price has collected 9.01% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 08/03/22 that E.l.f.’s Earnings Show Shoppers Still Want Makeup in a Shaky Economy

Is It Worth Investing in e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE :ELF) Right Now?

e.l.f. Beauty Inc. (NYSE:ELF) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 89.11 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for ELF is at 1.68. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 11 who provided ratings for e.l.f. Beauty Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $38.67, which is -$1.8 below the current price. ELF currently public float of 49.68M and currently shorts hold a 5.18% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of ELF was 608.25K shares.

ELF’s Market Performance

ELF stocks went up by 9.01% for the week, with a monthly jump of 12.36% and a quarterly performance of 47.49%, while its annual performance rate touched 28.98%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.77% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.16% for e.l.f. Beauty Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 11.11% for ELF stocks with a simple moving average of 28.07% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of ELF

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for ELF stocks, with DA Davidson repeating the rating for ELF by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for ELF in the upcoming period, according to DA Davidson is $42 based on the research report published on May 26th of the current year 2022.

Piper Sandler, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see ELF reach a price target of $34. The rating they have provided for ELF stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 04th, 2021.

Citigroup gave a rating of “Buy” to ELF, setting the target price at $35 in the report published on August 05th of the previous year.

ELF Trading at 24.24% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought ELF to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 3.52% of gains for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.16%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.77%, as shares surge +13.27% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +66.80% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, ELF rose by +9.01%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +22.85% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $32.78. In addition, e.l.f. Beauty Inc. saw 8.94% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at ELF starting from AMIN TARANG, who sale 42,561 shares at the price of $33.87 back on Aug 01. After this action, AMIN TARANG now owns 411,915 shares of e.l.f. Beauty Inc., valued at $1,441,608 using the latest closing price.

AMIN TARANG, the Chief Executive Officer of e.l.f. Beauty Inc., sale 42,561 shares at $30.02 during a trade that took place back on Jul 01, which means that AMIN TARANG is holding 415,785 shares at $1,277,493 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for ELF

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +7.60 for the present operating margin
  • +58.61 for the gross margin

The net margin for e.l.f. Beauty Inc. stands at +5.55. Equity return is now at value 7.30, with 4.40 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.97.

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