Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) went up by 3.27% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $121.49. The company’s stock price has collected 12.88% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 11/20/22 that Match Group Stock Has Been Knocked Down. It’s Time to Pick It Up.
Is It Worth Investing in Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ :MTCH) Right Now?
Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 137.75 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MTCH is at 0.89. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 16 analysts out of 25 who provided ratings for Match Group Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 7 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $62.05, which is $10.36 above the current price. MTCH currently public float of 277.47M and currently shorts hold a 3.91% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MTCH was 4.57M shares.
MTCH’s Market Performance
MTCH stocks went up by 12.88% for the week, with a monthly jump of 30.11% and a quarterly performance of 21.94%, while its annual performance rate touched -56.12%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.25% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.84% for Match Group Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 19.71% for MTCH stocks with a simple moving average of -15.07% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MTCH
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MTCH stocks, with New Street repeating the rating for MTCH by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for MTCH in the upcoming period, according to New Street is $54 based on the research report published on January 04th of the current year 2023.
UBS, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MTCH reach a price target of $46. The rating they have provided for MTCH stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 08th, 2022.
Jefferies gave a rating of “Buy” to MTCH, setting the target price at $60 in the report published on October 26th of the previous year.
MTCH Trading at 15.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MTCH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -57.14% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.84%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.25%, as shares surge +27.90% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +18.07% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MTCH rose by +12.88%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -51.77% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $44.06. In addition, Match Group Inc. saw 25.50% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MTCH starting from Kim Bernard Jin, who purchase 16,000 shares at the price of $63.58 back on Aug 04. After this action, Kim Bernard Jin now owns 16,000 shares of Match Group Inc., valued at $1,017,280 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MTCH
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +28.55 for the present operating margin
- +69.52 for the gross margin
The net margin for Match Group Inc. stands at +9.29. Equity return is now at value -29.40, with 2.40 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.04.