Rocket Lab USA Inc (NASDAQ: RKLB)’s stock price has plunge by -0.24relation to previous closing price of 4.22. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -3.66% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. The Motley Fool reported 2023-11-18 that Firefly Aerospace has joined the ranks of space companies that successfully put satellites in orbit. Firefly is also planning an in-orbit satellite services business with its family of Elytra space tugs.

Is It Worth Investing in Rocket Lab USA Inc (NASDAQ: RKLB) Right Now?

compared to its average ratio and a 36-month beta value of 1.17. Analysts have mixed views on the stock, with 7 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 2 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

The average price point forecasted by analysts for Rocket Lab USA Inc (RKLB) is $8.14, which is $3.93 above the current market price. The public float for RKLB is 292.94M, and currently, short sellers hold a 7.52% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of RKLB on November 20, 2023 was 4.16M shares.

RKLB’s Market Performance

RKLB’s stock has seen a -3.66% decrease for the week, with a 0.00% drop in the past month and a -28.40% 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 5.24% for Rocket Lab USA Inc The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -1.94% for RKLB’s stock, with a -15.41% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of RKLB

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for RKLB stocks, with Cantor Fitzgerald repeating the rating for RKLB by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for RKLB in the upcoming period, according to Cantor Fitzgerald is $6 based on the research report published on October 26, 2023 of the current year 2023.

RKLB Trading at -6.90% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought RKLB to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -47.70% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.24%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.29%, as shares surge +2.93% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -32.10% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, RKLB fell by -3.66%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -19.66% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $4.30. In addition, Rocket Lab USA Inc saw 11.67% 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 RKLB starting from Beck Peter, who sale 3,600,000 shares at the price of $5.62 back on Sep 11. After this action, Beck Peter now owns 50,951,250 shares of Rocket Lab USA Inc, valued at $20,232,000 using the latest closing price.

GRIFFIN MICHAEL D, the Director of Rocket Lab USA Inc, sale 38,090 shares at $6.34 during a trade that took place back on Aug 30, which means that GRIFFIN MICHAEL D is holding 0 shares at $241,612 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for RKLB

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

The net margin for Rocket Lab USA Inc stands at -64.43. The total capital return value is set at -17.09, while invested capital returns managed to touch -16.51. Equity return is now at value -26.52, with -17.35 for asset returns.

Based on Rocket Lab USA Inc (RKLB), the company’s capital structure generated 23.25 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 18.86. Total debt to assets is 15.82, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 22.26. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 18.06.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 7.32, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.11. The receivables turnover for the company is 6.35 and the total asset turnover is 0.21. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 4.06.


To put it simply, Rocket Lab USA Inc (RKLB) has had a bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a bullish 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.