The stock of Snowflake Inc. (SNOW) has gone down by -5.12% for the week, with a 9.87% rise in the past month and a -12.34% drop in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.73%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are 3.42% for SNOW. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 2.52% for SNOW’s stock, with a 3.55% simple moving average for the past 200 days.
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and a 36-month beta value of 0.77. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 26 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 5 as “overweight,” 13 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price predicted for Snowflake Inc. (SNOW) by analysts is $199.92, which is $36.94 above the current market price. The public float for SNOW is 297.46M, and at present, short sellers hold a 3.71% of that float. On September 19, 2023, the average trading volume of SNOW was 5.44M shares.
SNOW) stock’s latest price update
The stock price of Snowflake Inc. (NYSE: SNOW) has plunged by -0.59 when compared to previous closing price of 162.41, but the company has seen a -5.12% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2023-09-18 that Warren Buffett is widely regarded as the greatest investor of all-time. His massive $160 billion holding of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL ) stock has been called the greatest trade, and the positions he’s held for decades in blue-chip names including Coca-Cola (NYSE: KO ) and American Express (NYSE: AXP ) are frequently cited as the perfect examples of a buy-and-hold investing strategy.
Analysts’ Opinion of SNOW
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SNOW stocks, with HSBC Securities repeating the rating for SNOW by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for SNOW in the upcoming period, according to HSBC Securities is $201 based on the research report published on September 15, 2023 of the current year 2023.
SNOW Trading at -1.66% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought SNOW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -16.75% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.42%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.73%, as shares surge +9.36% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -5.37% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, SNOW fell by -5.12%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +18.23% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $158.18. In addition, Snowflake Inc. saw 12.48% 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 SNOW starting from Kleinerman Christian, who sale 1,500 shares at the price of $166.00 back on Sep 14. After this action, Kleinerman Christian now owns 661,789 shares of Snowflake Inc., valued at $249,000 using the latest closing price.
Slootman Frank, the CEO and Chairman of Snowflake Inc., sale 8,334 shares at $165.35 during a trade that took place back on Sep 13, which means that Slootman Frank is holding 182,913 shares at $1,378,001 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for SNOW
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- -40.52 for the present operating margin
- +63.61 for the gross margin
The net margin for Snowflake Inc. stands at -38.57. The total capital return value is set at -15.25, while invested capital returns managed to touch -14.60. Equity return is now at value -16.10, with -11.50 for asset returns.
Based on Snowflake Inc. (SNOW), the company’s capital structure generated 4.61 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 4.41. Total debt to assets is 3.26, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 4.11. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 3.93.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 20.38, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.01. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.23 and the total asset turnover is 0.29. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.47.
To sum up, Snowflake Inc. (SNOW) has seen a mixed performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing 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.