NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) traded at $517.95 at last check on Tuesday, Sep 15, making an upward move of 0.59% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $514.89 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.58 with the day’s price range being $513.42 – 531.90. The company has a 12-month trailing PE ratio of 94.41. In terms of its 52-week price range, NVDA has a high of $589.07 and a low of $169.32. The company’s stock has gained about 12.49% over that past 30 days.
NVIDIA has a market cap of $321.53 Billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Nov 12, 2020- Nov 16, 2020. With its Forward Dividend at 0.64 and a yield of 0.12%, the company’s investors could be anxious for the NVDA stock to gain ahead of the earnings release. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $2.57, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $9.07 for 2020 and $11.02 for next year. These figures represent 0.57% and at 0.21% growth in EPS for the two years respectively.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $4.41 Billion, with a low of $4.35 Billion and a high of $4.48 Billion. The median projection represents growth adding up to 46.3% 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 $15.77 Billion, or +44.5% up from figures reported last year.
On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the NVDA stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 100% 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.
Based on estimates by 37 analysts where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 5 have rated the NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) stock as a Hold, while 26 rate it as a Buy. 4 analysts rate it as outperform while none of them rated it as underperform, whereas 2 suggests the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Overweight and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note that the PEG ratio for the NVDA stock currently stands at 5.41, and the current price level is 1.66% off its SMA20 and 12.97% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 56.48 while the volatility over the past week is 6.22% and drops to 4.76% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.58, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 28.03. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $550.99, with the estimates having a low of $300 and a high of $680. These price ends are -42.08% and +31.29% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a +8.6% if the NVDA share price touches on the median price of $562.5.
Let’s briefly compare NVIDIA (NVDA) stock to its peers. We find that today’s price change of +0.59% and +183% over the past 12 months for NVDA competes that of Intel Corp (INTC), which has seen its stock price rise 2.16% in the latest trading session and is -5.96% over the last one year. Another of its peers Texas Instruments (TXN) has climbed 1.93% today, and is +6.88% up over the past year, while Stmicroelectronics N.V. (STM) is also up 0.59% yet its price remains in the green at 183% over the same period. Intel has a P/E ratio of 9.09 compared to NVIDIA’s 94.41 and Texas 25.98. In contrast to these companies, both the S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones Industrial are today at 0.93% and 0.43%, respectively, in early deals.
Coming back to NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 11.97 Million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 20.34 Million. Current shares outstanding are 617Million.
According to data from Thomson Reuters, insiders hold 4.15% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 69.23%. The data shows that short shares as of August 30, 2020, stood at 5.41 Million at a short ratio of 0.47. This represents a 0.88% Short interest in Shares outstanding on August 30, 2020. Shares short dropped in August from the previous month at 6.2 Million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock +118.82% up in year-to-date price movement.