KnowBe4 Inc. (NASDAQ:KNBE) went up by 0.50% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $29.50. The company’s stock price has collected 19.14% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/19/22 that KnowBe4 Stock Soars on Potential Takeover
Is It Worth Investing in KnowBe4 Inc. (NASDAQ :KNBE) Right Now?
KnowBe4 Inc. (NASDAQ:KNBE) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 523.10 x from its present earnings ratio. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for KnowBe4 Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 2 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
KNBE currently public float of 76.20M and currently shorts hold a 3.36% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KNBE was 1.10M shares.
KNBE’s Market Performance
KNBE stocks went up by 19.14% for the week, with a monthly jump of 13.83% and a quarterly performance of 20.25%, while its annual performance rate touched -9.63%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.72% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.69% for KnowBe4 Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 13.29% for KNBE stocks with a simple moving average of 9.45% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KNBE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KNBE stocks, with DA Davidson repeating the rating for KNBE by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for KNBE in the upcoming period, according to DA Davidson is $25 based on the research report published on September 15th of the current year 2022.
Stephens, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KNBE reach a price target of $25. The rating they have provided for KNBE stocks is “Overweight” according to the report published on May 26th, 2022.
Citigroup gave a rating of “Neutral” to KNBE, setting the target price at $25 in the report published on January 25th of the current year.
KNBE Trading at 20.14% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KNBE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -25.53% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.69%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.72%, as shares surge +11.69% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +34.37% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KNBE rose by +19.14%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +2.19% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $19.51. In addition, KnowBe4 Inc. saw -4.23% 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 KNBE starting from Venkataraman Shrikrishna, who sale 86,156 shares at the price of $22.02 back on Sep 19. After this action, Venkataraman Shrikrishna now owns 377,187 shares of KnowBe4 Inc., valued at $1,896,750 using the latest closing price.
KLAUSMEYER KEVIN, the Director of KnowBe4 Inc., sale 11,616 shares at $21.66 during a trade that took place back on Sep 19, which means that KLAUSMEYER KEVIN is holding 11,812 shares at $251,603 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KNBE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -0.94 for the present operating margin
- +84.08 for the gross margin
The net margin for KnowBe4 Inc. stands at -4.81. Equity return is now at value 3.50, with 1.40 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.50.