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Wayfair Inc. (W) Shares Plummet Below 1-Year High

The stock of Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W) has decreased by -0.43 when compared to last closing price of 35.21. Despite this, the company has experienced a -5.60% fall in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 05/04/23 that Wayfair Sees Road to Profitability. The Stock Is Jumping.

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and a 36-month beta value of 2.99. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 13 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 19 as “hold,” and 4 as “sell.”

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The average price predicted for Wayfair Inc. (W) by analysts is $48.21, which is $12.25 above the current market price. The public float for W is 72.78M, and at present, short sellers hold a 31.34% of that float. On May 25, 2023, the average trading volume of W was 5.30M shares.

W’s Market Performance

The stock of Wayfair Inc. (W) has seen a -5.60% decrease in the past week, with a -2.09% drop in the past month, and a -8.53% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 6.29%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 7.08% for W. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -1.87% for W stock, with a simple moving average of -15.18% for the last 200 days.

W Trading at 0.51% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought W to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -54.08% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 7.08%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.29%, as shares surge +0.03% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +13.02% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, W fell by -5.60%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -51.20% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $35.73. In addition, Wayfair Inc. saw 6.60% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at W starting from Netzer Thomas, who sale 2,913 shares at the price of $30.96 back on May 02. After this action, Netzer Thomas now owns 96,919 shares of Wayfair Inc., valued at $90,177 using the latest closing price.

Schaferkordt Anke, the Director of Wayfair Inc., sale 686 shares at $30.77 during a trade that took place back on May 02, which means that Schaferkordt Anke is holding 9,976 shares at $21,105 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for W

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -10.75 for the present operating margin
  • +27.96 for the gross margin

The net margin for Wayfair Inc. stands at -10.89. The total capital return value is set at -65.05, while invested capital returns managed to touch -69.96. Equity return is now at value 55.70, with -37.60 for asset returns.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.57, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.65. The receivables turnover for the company is 38.36 and the total asset turnover is 3.00. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.89.


To sum up, Wayfair Inc. (W) has seen a bad performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “sell” and others as a “hold”. It’s important to note that the stock is currently trading at a significant distance from its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.