Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD)’s stock price has plunge by 4.14relation to previous closing price of 174.06. Nevertheless, the company has seen a 10.72% surge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Zacks Investment Research reported 2023-11-10 that Insulet (PODD) could produce exceptional returns because of its solid growth attributes.
Is It Worth Investing in Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) Right Now?
Insulet Corporation (NASDAQ: PODD) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 108.12x. and a 36-month beta value of 0.92.
The public float for PODD is 69.38M, and at present, short sellers hold a 4.67% of that float. On November 21, 2023, the average trading volume of PODD was 1.49M shares.
PODD’s Market Performance
PODD’s stock has seen a 10.72% increase for the week, with a 25.24% rise in the past month and a -8.33% fall in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.71%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 4.95% for Insulet Corporation The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 19.13% for PODD stock, with a simple moving average of -27.62% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of PODD
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PODD stocks, with Jefferies repeating the rating for PODD by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for PODD in the upcoming period, according to Jefferies is $240 based on the research report published on October 02, 2023 of the current year 2023.
PODD Trading at 17.78% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought PODD to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -46.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.95%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.71%, as shares surge +23.31% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +3.42% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, PODD rose by +10.72%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -38.60% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $153.86. In addition, Insulet Corporation saw -38.43% 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 PODD starting from Petrovic Shacey, who sale 20,000 shares at the price of $164.33 back on Nov 13. After this action, Petrovic Shacey now owns 2,567 shares of Insulet Corporation, valued at $3,286,600 using the latest closing price.
Petrovic Shacey, the Director of Insulet Corporation, sale 15,000 shares at $165.02 during a trade that took place back on Nov 13, which means that Petrovic Shacey is holding 0 shares at $2,475,300 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for PODD
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +2.88 for the present operating margin
- +67.83 for the gross margin
The net margin for Insulet Corporation stands at +0.35. The total capital return value is set at 2.00, while invested capital returns managed to touch 0.25. Equity return is now at value 23.18, with 5.18 for asset returns.
Based on Insulet Corporation (PODD), the company’s capital structure generated 300.76 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 75.05. Total debt to assets is 63.65, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 294.23. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 73.42.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 8.29, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.07. The receivables turnover for the company is 7.12 and the total asset turnover is 0.61. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 3.56.
To sum up, Insulet Corporation (PODD) 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.