QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE:QS) went up by 3.81% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $34.60. The company’s stock price has collected -4.45% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 04/27/22 that QuantumScape Missed Earnings Estimates. Why the Stock Is Rising.
Is It Worth Investing in QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE :QS) Right Now?
Opinions of the stock are interesting as 0 analysts out of 6 who provided ratings for QuantumScape Corporation declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $9.57, which is $5.31 above the current price. QS currently public float of 259.81M and currently shorts hold a 20.20% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of QS was 6.59M shares.
QS’s Market Performance
QS stocks went down by -4.45% for the week, with a monthly drop of -21.74% and a quarterly performance of -38.88%, while its annual performance rate touched -78.10%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.37% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 7.93% for QuantumScape Corporation. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -8.05% for QS stocks with a simple moving average of -41.33% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of QS
Truist, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see QS reach a price target of $10. The rating they have provided for QS stocks is “Hold” according to the report published on September 29th, 2022.
Deutsche Bank gave a rating of “Hold” to QS, setting the target price at $20 in the report published on April 12th of the current year.
QS Trading at -16.71% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought QS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -79.51% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 7.93%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.37%, as shares sank -18.41% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -38.13% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, QS fell by -4.45%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -57.42% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $7.63. In addition, QuantumScape Corporation saw -68.05% 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 QS starting from MCCARTHY MICHAEL O III, who sale 20,000 shares at the price of $7.15 back on Nov 17. After this action, MCCARTHY MICHAEL O III now owns 392,771 shares of QuantumScape Corporation, valued at $143,012 using the latest closing price.
Singh Mohit, the Chief Development Officer of QuantumScape Corporation, sale 8,500 shares at $7.63 during a trade that took place back on Nov 09, which means that Singh Mohit is holding 302,157 shares at $64,825 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for QS
Equity return is now at value -24.70, with -22.60 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 47.81.