Pegasystems Inc. (NASDAQ:PEGA) went up by 2.54% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $119.04. The company’s stock price has collected -0.21% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 01/10/22 that Apple, Microsoft, and 13 More Tech Stocks to Help Investors Forget the Fed
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Plus, the 36-month beta value for PEGA is at 1.03. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 3 analysts out of 14 who provided ratings for Pegasystems Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
PEGA currently public float of 38.89M and currently shorts hold a 4.91% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of PEGA was 453.66K shares.
PEGA’s Market Performance
PEGA stocks went down by -0.21% for the week, with a monthly jump of 12.52% and a quarterly performance of 1.11%, while its annual performance rate touched -67.97%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.48% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.35% for Pegasystems Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 6.06% for PEGA stocks with a simple moving average of -29.64% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PEGA
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PEGA stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for PEGA by listing it as a “Underweight.” The predicted price for PEGA in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $25 based on the research report published on October 18th of the current year 2022.
Citigroup gave a rating of “Neutral” to PEGA, setting the target price at $39 in the report published on September 01st of the current year.
PEGA Trading at 10.16% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PEGA to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -68.51% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.35%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.48%, as shares surge +12.79% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -6.16% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PEGA fell by -0.21%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -61.90% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $35.56. In addition, Pegasystems Inc. saw -66.47% 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 PEGA starting from KOUNINIS EFSTATHIOS A, who sale 1,000 shares at the price of $39.85 back on Sep 09. After this action, KOUNINIS EFSTATHIOS A now owns 1,309 shares of Pegasystems Inc., valued at $39,850 using the latest closing price.
KOUNINIS EFSTATHIOS A, the VP of Finance & CAO of Pegasystems Inc., sale 500 shares at $41.50 during a trade that took place back on Aug 12, which means that KOUNINIS EFSTATHIOS A is holding 2,043 shares at $20,750 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PEGA
Equity return is now at value -163.50, with -30.00 for asset returns.