StoneCo Ltd. (NASDAQ:STNE) went up by 4.00% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $16.28. The company’s stock price has collected 4.86% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 03/18/22 that Berkshire-Backed StoneCo Issues a Bullish Outlook. The Stock Is Soaring.
Is It Worth Investing in StoneCo Ltd. (NASDAQ :STNE) Right Now?
Plus, the 36-month beta value for STNE is at 2.17. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 6 analysts out of 21 who provided ratings for StoneCo Ltd. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 13 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $63.01, which is $1.34 above the current price. STNE currently public float of 247.08M and currently shorts hold a 7.43% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of STNE was 5.64M shares.
STNE’s Market Performance
STNE stocks went up by 4.86% for the week, with a monthly jump of 9.61% and a quarterly performance of 0.50%, while its annual performance rate touched -32.96%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 5.70% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 5.66% for StoneCo Ltd. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 7.71% for STNE stocks with a simple moving average of 3.36% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of STNE
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for STNE stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for STNE by listing it as a “Equal-Weight.” The predicted price for STNE in the upcoming period, according to Morgan Stanley is $15 based on the research report published on December 07th of the previous year 2022.
Goldman, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see STNE reach a price target of $11, previously predicting the price at $7.50. The rating they have provided for STNE stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on December 01st, 2022.
Evercore ISI gave a rating of “Outperform” to STNE, setting the target price at $16 in the report published on November 28th of the previous year.
STNE Trading at 0.95% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought STNE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -37.65% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 5.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 5.70%, as shares surge +7.18% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.58% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, STNE rose by +4.86%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -12.80% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $9.46. In addition, StoneCo Ltd. saw 7.52% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for STNE
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -31.16 for the present operating margin
- +28.78 for the gross margin
The net margin for StoneCo Ltd. stands at -50.35. Equity return is now at value -10.70, with -3.40 for asset returns.
The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.31.