Kenvue Inc (KVUE) Shares Soar Above 1-Year High

Kenvue Inc (NYSE: KVUE)’s stock price has plunge by 19.59relation to previous closing price of 22.96. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -4.35% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Proactive Investors reported 2024-02-08 that Band-Aid maker Kenvue Inc (NYSE:KVUE) saw its shares hit on Thursday morning after laying out guidance below Wall Street expectations. Kenvue said adjusted profit would sit between US$1.10 to US$1.20 per share for the year ahead in Thursday’s fourth quarter results, lower than analysts’ estimates of US$1.26.

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The price-to-earnings ratio for Kenvue Inc (NYSE: KVUE) is above average at 24.55x.

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The public float for KVUE is 1.73B, and at present, short sellers hold a 1.44% of that float. The average trading volume of KVUE on February 13, 2024 was 0.91 shares.

KVUE’s Market Performance

The stock of Kenvue Inc (KVUE) has seen a -4.35% decrease in the past week, with a -10.67% drop in the past month, and a 1.93% gain in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.35%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 1.94% for KVUE. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is 9.54% for KVUE’s stock, with a Feb 08 BMO simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of KVUE

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KVUE stocks, with Piper Sandler repeating the rating for KVUE by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for KVUE in the upcoming period, according to Piper Sandler is $20 based on the research report published on November 17, 2023 of the previous year 2023.

KVUE Trading at -2.60% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought KVUE to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -29.52% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.94%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.35%, as shares sank -8.93% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -2.44% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, KVUE fell by -4.35%, in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $20.57. In addition, Kenvue Inc saw -9.01% 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 KVUE starting from ALLISON RICHARD E JR, who purchase 5,598 shares at the price of $22.96 back on Aug 30. After this action, ALLISON RICHARD E JR now owns 25,598 shares of Kenvue Inc, valued at $128,524 using the latest closing price.

ALLISON RICHARD E JR, the Director of Kenvue Inc, purchase 20,000 shares at $26.26 during a trade that took place back on May 11, which means that ALLISON RICHARD E JR is holding 20,000 shares at $525,232 based on the most recent closing price.

Conclusion

In summary, Kenvue Inc (KVUE) 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.

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