, and the 36-month beta value for WBD is at 1.52. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 16 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 11 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price suggested by analysts for WBD is $19.26, which is $7.93 above the current market price. The public float for WBD is 2.20B, and currently, shorts hold a 4.18% of that float. The average trading volume for WBD on September 15, 2023 was 20.62M shares.
WBD) stock’s latest price update
Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ: WBD)’s stock price has increased by 1.19 compared to its previous closing price of 11.73. However, the company has seen a 4.86% increase in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2023-09-14 that The thing about bear markets is they are so short-lived. Since 1928, the average bear market lasted just 15 months.
WBD’s Market Performance
WBD’s stock has risen by 4.86% in the past week, with a monthly drop of -10.01% and a quarterly drop of -9.60%. The volatility ratio for the week is 4.20% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 4.08% for Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -2.50% for WBD stock, with a simple moving average of -8.58% for the last 200 days.
WBD Trading at -6.87% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WBD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -27.35% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.08%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.20%, as shares sank -5.25% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.58% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WBD rose by +6.80%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +10.71% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $12.14. In addition, Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. saw 25.21% 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 WBD starting from Zeiler Gerhard, who purchase 38,000 shares at the price of $14.09 back on Aug 07. After this action, Zeiler Gerhard now owns 329,032 shares of Warner Bros. Discovery Inc., valued at $535,420 using the latest closing price.
Wiedenfels Gunnar, the Chief Financial Officer of Warner Bros. Discovery Inc., purchase 15,000 shares at $11.22 during a trade that took place back on May 25, which means that Wiedenfels Gunnar is holding 738,849 shares at $168,285 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for WBD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -6.88 for the present operating margin
- +18.21 for the gross margin
The net margin for Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. stands at -21.80. The total capital return value is set at -3.57, while invested capital returns managed to touch -11.73. Equity return is now at value -14.30, with -5.10 for asset returns.
Based on Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. (WBD), the company’s capital structure generated 111.69 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 52.76. Total debt to assets is 39.25, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 110.01. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 51.97.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.84, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.77. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.73 and the total asset turnover is 0.40. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.93.
In conclusion, Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. (WBD) has had a mixed performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bullish, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others 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.