Coursera Inc (COUR) Stock: A Closer Look at the Analyst Ratings

Additionally, the 36-month beta value for COUR is 1.48. There are mixed opinions on the stock, with 0 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 0 rating it as “overweight,” 0 rating it as “hold,” and 0 rating it as “sell.”

The public float for COUR is 117.42M and currently, short sellers hold a 5.43% ratio of that float. The average trading volume of COUR on April 03, 2024 was 1.58M shares.

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COUR) stock’s latest price update

The stock price of Coursera Inc (NYSE: COUR) has plunged by -1.15 when compared to previous closing price of 13.90, but the company has seen a -1.36% decline in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. InvestorPlace reported 2024-03-21 that The latest news out of the Federal Reserve’s March meeting was music to my ears. The Federal Open Market Committee revealed plans for not just one or two, but potentially three interest rate cuts in the year ahead!

COUR’s Market Performance

Coursera Inc (COUR) has seen a -1.36% fall in stock performance for the week, with a -13.75% decline in the past month and a -29.07% plunge in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.30%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 2.69% for COUR. The simple moving average for the past 20 days is -5.18% for COUR’s stock, with a -19.50% simple moving average for the past 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of COUR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for COUR stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for COUR by listing it as a “Sell.” The predicted price for COUR in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $14 based on the research report published on January 19, 2024 of the current year 2024.

BMO Capital Markets, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see COUR reach a price target of $24. The rating they have provided for COUR stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on October 12th, 2023.

Cantor Fitzgerald gave a rating of “Overweight” to COUR, setting the target price at $17 in the report published on July 28th of the previous year.

COUR Trading at -16.00% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought COUR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -35.37% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.69%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.30%, as shares sank -10.72% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -21.75% lower at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, COUR fell by -1.36%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +4.73% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $14.41. In addition, Coursera Inc saw -29.07% 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 COUR starting from Maggioncalda Jeffrey Nacey, who sale 50,000 shares at the price of $14.06 back on Mar 28 ’24. After this action, Maggioncalda Jeffrey Nacey now owns 2,277,496 shares of Coursera Inc, valued at $703,205 using the latest closing price.

Belsky Leah F., the Chief Revenue Officer of Coursera Inc, sale 10,000 shares at $14.46 during a trade that took place back on Mar 21 ’24, which means that Belsky Leah F. is holding 903,282 shares at $144,589 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for COUR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • -0.24 for the present operating margin
  • 0.52 for the gross margin

The net margin for Coursera Inc stands at -0.18. The total capital return value is set at -0.24. Equity return is now at value -17.78, with -12.48 for asset returns.

Based on Coursera Inc (COUR), the company’s capital structure generated 0.01 points at debt to capital in total, while cash flow to debt ratio is standing at 4.49.

Currently, EBITDA for the company is -145.6 million with net debt to EBITDA at 4.62. When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 2.37. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.43for trailing twelve months and the total asset turnover is 0.69. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.70.


In conclusion, Coursera Inc (COUR) has seen bad performance in recent times. Analysts have a mixed opinion on the stock, with some rating it as a “buy” and others rating it 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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