Pure Storage Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) went down by -1.57% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $36.71. The company’s stock price has collected -7.08% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/01/22 that Pure Storage Stock Rallies After Earnings. The Market Was ‘Reasonably Strong.’
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for PSTG is at 1.35.
PSTG currently public float of 275.16M and currently shorts hold a 7.10% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PSTG was 3.23M shares.
PSTG’s Market Performance
PSTG stocks went down by -7.08% for the week, with a monthly drop of -7.89% and a quarterly performance of 8.89%, while its annual performance rate touched 7.36%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.97% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.52% for Pure Storage Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -6.15% for PSTG stocks with a simple moving average of -4.36% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PSTG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PSTG stocks, with Credit Suisse repeating the rating for PSTG by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for PSTG in the upcoming period, according to Credit Suisse is $36 based on the research report published on August 17th of the current year 2022.
BofA Securities, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PSTG reach a price target of $27, previously predicting the price at $34. The rating they have provided for PSTG stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on May 20th, 2022.
UBS gave a rating of “Neutral” to PSTG, setting the target price at $36 in the report published on April 05th of the current year.
PSTG Trading at -4.23% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PSTG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -24.90% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.52%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.97%, as shares sank -7.11% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +8.03% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PSTG fell by -7.08%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -12.75% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $29.27. In addition, Pure Storage Inc. saw -15.30% 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 PSTG starting from Brown Andrew William Fraser, who sale 12,637 shares at the price of $30.18 back on Sep 12. After this action, Brown Andrew William Fraser now owns 55,448 shares of Pure Storage Inc., valued at $381,397 using the latest closing price.
Singh Ajay, the Chief Product Officer of Pure Storage Inc., sale 36,338 shares at $34.39 during a trade that took place back on Mar 23, which means that Singh Ajay is holding 378,654 shares at $1,249,591 based on the most recent closing price.