Upstart Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UPST) went down by -4.13% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $401.49. The company’s stock price has collected -16.24% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 05/10/22 that Upstart Stock Plunges as Full-Year Revenue Outlook Is Cut
Is It Worth Investing in Upstart Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ :UPST) Right Now?
Upstart Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UPST) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 26.10 x from its present earnings ratio. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 2 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for Upstart Holdings Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 4 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $26.42, which is $2.96 above the current price. UPST currently public float of 69.69M and currently shorts hold a 37.41% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of UPST was 8.26M shares.
UPST’s Market Performance
UPST stocks went down by -16.24% for the week, with a monthly drop of -24.64% and a quarterly performance of -33.24%, while its annual performance rate touched -92.27%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 7.31% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.51% for Upstart Holdings Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -10.30% for UPST stocks with a simple moving average of -70.38% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of UPST
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for UPST stocks, with Atlantic Equities repeating the rating for UPST by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for UPST in the upcoming period, according to Atlantic Equities is $22 based on the research report published on August 11th of the current year 2022.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see UPST reach a price target of $14, previously predicting the price at $40. The rating they have provided for UPST stocks is “Sell” according to the report published on July 11th, 2022.
UPST Trading at -14.23% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought UPST to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -94.16% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.51%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.31%, as shares sank -17.57% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -13.40% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, UPST fell by -16.24%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -86.94% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $25.90. In addition, Upstart Holdings Inc. saw -84.49% 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 UPST starting from Mirgorodskaya Natalia, who sale 4,000 shares at the price of $25.23 back on Sep 01. After this action, Mirgorodskaya Natalia now owns 42,516 shares of Upstart Holdings Inc., valued at $100,920 using the latest closing price.
Mirgorodskaya Natalia, the Corporate Controller of Upstart Holdings Inc., sale 420 shares at $27.35 during a trade that took place back on Aug 25, which means that Mirgorodskaya Natalia is holding 24,602 shares at $11,487 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for UPST
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +16.60 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Upstart Holdings Inc. stands at +15.96. Equity return is now at value 11.50, with 5.00 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.32.