Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HTZ)’s stock price has soared by 2.29 in relation to previous closing price of 8.75. Nevertheless, the company has seen a gain of 9.95% in its stock price over the last five trading days. InvestorPlace reported 2023-11-17 that Investors in electric vehicle (EV) charging company EVgo (NASDAQ: EVGO ) have been hit hard this year. Despite a rally earlier this year, shares of EVGO stock have lost around 25% of their value on a year-to-date basis.

Is It Worth Investing in Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HTZ) Right Now?

The price-to-earnings ratio for Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HTZ) is 3.02x, which is above its average ratio. Moreover, the 36-month beta value for HTZ is 2.13.

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The public float for HTZ is 137.16M and currently, short sellers hold a 10.92% of that float. On November 21, 2023, HTZ’s average trading volume was 3.85M shares.

HTZ’s Market Performance

The stock of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) has seen a 9.95% increase in the past week, with a -18.04% drop in the past month, and a -48.06% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 6.36%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 5.54% for HTZ. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 0.08% for HTZ’s stock, with a simple moving average of -42.70% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of HTZ

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for HTZ stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for HTZ by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for HTZ in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $24 based on the research report published on July 05, 2023 of the current year 2023.

HTZ Trading at -20.52% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought HTZ to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -56.30% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 5.54%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 6.36%, as shares sank -15.96% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -44.92% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, HTZ rose by +9.95%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -50.72% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $8.86. In addition, Hertz Global Holdings Inc. saw -41.85% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at HTZ starting from Leef Eric, who sale 1,946 shares at the price of $16.23 back on May 08. After this action, Leef Eric now owns 55,723 shares of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., valued at $31,584 using the latest closing price.

Leef Eric, the EVP, Chief HR Officer of Hertz Global Holdings Inc., sale 4,034 shares at $19.31 during a trade that took place back on Feb 09, which means that Leef Eric is holding 40,809 shares at $77,897 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for HTZ

Equity return is now at value 35.12, with 4.57 for asset returns.


To wrap up, the performance of Hertz Global Holdings Inc. (HTZ) has been bad in recent times. The stock has received a mixed of “buy” and “hold” ratings from analysts. 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.