The price-to-earnings ratio for Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: GO) is above average at 40.22x. The 36-month beta value for GO is also noteworthy at 0.06. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 5 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 6 rating it as “hold,” and 1 rating it as “sell.”
The average price estimated by analysts for GO is $36.36, which is $6.9 above than the current price. The public float for GO is 90.50M, and at present, short sellers hold a 8.11% of that float. The average trading volume of GO on September 20, 2023 was 1.05M shares.
GO) stock’s latest price update
The stock price of Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (NASDAQ: GO) has dropped by -2.02 compared to previous close of 29.23. Despite this, the company has seen a fall of -4.88% in its stock price over the last five trading days. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-09-04 that The heavy selling pressure might have exhausted for Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (GO) as it is technically in oversold territory now. In addition to this technical measure, strong agreement among Wall Street analysts in revising earnings estimates higher indicates that the stock is ripe for a trend reversal.
GO’s Market Performance
GO’s stock has fallen by -4.88% in the past week, with a monthly drop of -15.01% and a quarterly rise of 0.81%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.44% while the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 2.23% for Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -7.25% for GO’s stock, with a simple moving average of -4.31% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of GO
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for GO stocks, with Telsey Advisory Group repeating the rating for GO by listing it as a “Outperform.” The predicted price for GO in the upcoming period, according to Telsey Advisory Group is $40 based on the research report published on August 02, 2023 of the current year 2023.
GO Trading at -11.57% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought GO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -21.62% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.23%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.44%, as shares sank -12.17% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -11.55% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, GO fell by -4.88%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -5.38% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $30.68. In addition, Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. saw -1.88% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at GO starting from Herman Thomas F, who sale 2,000 shares at the price of $30.07 back on Sep 15. After this action, Herman Thomas F now owns 19,400 shares of Grocery Outlet Holding Corp., valued at $60,140 using the latest closing price.
Herman Thomas F, the Director of Grocery Outlet Holding Corp., sale 2,000 shares at $33.91 during a trade that took place back on Aug 15, which means that Herman Thomas F is holding 21,400 shares at $67,818 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for GO
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +2.65 for the present operating margin
- +28.42 for the gross margin
The net margin for Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. stands at +1.82. The total capital return value is set at 3.80, while invested capital returns managed to touch 2.66. Equity return is now at value 6.40, with 2.60 for asset returns.
Based on Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (GO), the company’s capital structure generated 127.45 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 56.03. Total debt to assets is 45.02, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 122.54. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.87.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.10, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.33. The receivables turnover for the company is 280.08 and the total asset turnover is 1.16. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.67.
In summary, Grocery Outlet Holding Corp. (GO) has had a bad performance as of late. Analysts have mixed opinions on the stock, with some viewing 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.