Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) traded at $132.04 at last check on Tuesday, Jun 30, making an upward move of 0.37% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $131.55 with the day’s price range being $130.57 – 136.54. In terms of its 52-week price range, BYND has a high of $239.71 and a low of $48.18. The company’s stock has gained about 2.54% over that past 30 days.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $97.9 Million, with a low of $86.41 Million and a high of $110.08 Million. The median projection represents growth adding up to 45.6% compared to sales earnings for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecasts for 2020 are expected to hit $459.66 Million, or +54.3% up from figures reported last year.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the BYND stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Buy, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 100% Buy. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Buy.
Let’s briefly compare Beyond (BYND) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +0.37% and -18.13% over the past 12 months for BYND competes that of Hormel Foods Corp (HRL), which has seen its stock price rise 0.02% in the latest trading session and is +19.24% over the last one year. Another of its peers Tyson Foods (TSN) has climbed 1.25% today, but is -26.6% down over the past year, while Pilgrim’s Pride (PPC) is also up 0.37% yet its price remains in the red at -18.13% over the same period. Hormel has a P/E ratio of 28.45 compared to Beyond’s 0 and Tyson’s 10.94. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.04% and 0.46%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 9.01 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 7.66 Million. Current shares outstanding are 62.24 Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 18.38% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 31.22%. The data shows that short shares as of June 14, 2020, stood at 5.43 Million at a short ratio of 0.65. This represents a 8.73% Short interest in Shares outstanding on June 14, 2020. Shares short dropped in June from the previous month at 6.48 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock +74.01% up in year-to-date price movement.