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Premier Inc. (PINC) Stock: A Study of the Market Performance

The stock of Premier Inc. (PINC) has seen a -4.15% decrease in the past week, with a -22.35% drop in the past month, and a -22.18% decrease in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 1.65%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.66% for PINC. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -6.53% for PINC’s stock, with a -22.22% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Is It Worth Investing in Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) Right Now?

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 16.63x compared to its average ratio. compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 0.31. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 4 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 as “overweight,” 6 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price point forecasted by analysts for Premier Inc. (PINC) is $32.73, which is $7.79 above the current market price. The public float for PINC is 118.19M, and currently, short sellers hold a 1.48% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of PINC on May 26, 2023 was 723.57K shares.

PINC) stock’s latest price update

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) has seen a rise in its stock price by 0.59 in relation to its previous close of 25.46. However, the company has experienced a -4.15% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.

PINC Trading at -15.54% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PINC to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -34.30% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 1.65%, as shares sank -23.16% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -19.79% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, PINC fell by -4.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -33.53% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $27.01. In addition, Premier Inc. saw -26.79% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Stock Fundamentals for PINC

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +18.95 for the present operating margin
  • +58.70 for the gross margin

The net margin for Premier Inc. stands at +18.55. The total capital return value is set at 9.86, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.50. Equity return is now at value 8.00, with 5.30 for asset returns.

Based on Premier Inc. (PINC), the company’s capital structure generated 22.14 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 18.13. Total debt to assets is 14.73, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 10.51. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 8.61.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.61, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.10. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.66 and the total asset turnover is 0.41. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.86.


To put it simply, Premier Inc. (PINC) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” 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.