ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE:NOW) went down by -2.38% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $707.60. The company’s stock price has collected -12.25% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 07/27/22 that ServiceNow’s Profits Top Estimates, but Currency Effects Slow Near-Term Growth
Is It Worth Investing in ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE :NOW) Right Now?
ServiceNow Inc. (NYSE:NOW) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 443.08 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for NOW is at 0.94.
The average price from analysts is $553.83, which is $156.15 above the current price. NOW currently public float of 201.33M and currently shorts hold a 1.75% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of NOW was 1.57M shares.
NOW’s Market Performance
NOW stocks went down by -12.25% for the week, with a monthly drop of -12.68% and a quarterly performance of -12.48%, while its annual performance rate touched -38.64%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.45% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.15% for ServiceNow Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -9.59% for NOW stocks with a simple moving average of -21.93% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of NOW
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for NOW stocks, with Guggenheim repeating the rating for NOW by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for NOW in the upcoming period, according to Guggenheim is $510 based on the research report published on August 12th of the current year 2022.
Bernstein, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see NOW reach a price target of $646. The rating they have provided for NOW stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on July 20th, 2022.
Wells Fargo gave a rating of “Overweight” to NOW, setting the target price at $600 in the report published on May 18th of the current year.
NOW Trading at -11.95% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought NOW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -43.27% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.15%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.45%, as shares sank -12.73% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.19% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, NOW fell by -12.25%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -34.53% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $441.06. In addition, ServiceNow Inc. saw -38.16% 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 NOW starting from ELMER RUSSELL S, who sale 2,666 shares at the price of $422.80 back on Sep 19. After this action, ELMER RUSSELL S now owns 6,627 shares of ServiceNow Inc., valued at $1,127,185 using the latest closing price.
LUDDY FREDERIC B, the Director of ServiceNow Inc., sale 6,600 shares at $423.90 during a trade that took place back on Sep 01, which means that LUDDY FREDERIC B is holding 32,400 shares at $2,797,732 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for NOW
Equity return is now at value 4.80, with 1.70 for asset returns.