Upstart Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UPST) price is hovering lower on Monday, September 13, dropping -1.24% below its previous close.
A look at today’s price movement shows that the recent level at last check reads $278.00, with intraday deals fluctuating between $259.01 and $280.00. The company’s P/E ratio in the trailing 12-month period read 427.04. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $294.23 and 52-week low of $22.61. The stock added 56.07% on its value in the past month.
Upstart Holdings Inc., which has a market valuation of $23.15 billion, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report May 11, 2021. Analysts tracking UPST have forecast the quarterly EPS to grow by 0.35 per share this quarter, while the same analysts predict the annual EPS to hit $1.33 for the year 2021 and up to $1.67 for 2022. In this case, analysts estimate an annual EPS growth of 478.30% for the year and 25.60% for the next year.
On average, analysts have forecast the company’s revenue for the quarter will hit $214.44 million, with the likely lows of $212.24 million and highs of $216.58 million. Staying with the analyst view, there is a consensus estimate of $748.94 million for the company’s annual revenue in 2021. Per this projection, the revenue is forecast to grow 220.90% above that which the company brought in 2021.
Revisions to the company’s EPS highlights a short term direction of a stock’s price movement, which in the last 7 days came up with no upward and no downward reviews.
Here is a look at the average analyst rating for the stock as represented on a scale of 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock is strong buy or strong sell respectively. Specifically, 7 analysts have assigned UPST a recommendation rating as follows: 0 rate it as a Hold; 6 advise Buy while 1 analyst(s) assign an Overweight rating. 0 analyst(s) have tagged the Upstart Holdings Inc. (UPST) stock as Underweight, with 0 recommending Sell. In general, analysts have rated the stock Buy, a scenario likely to bolster investors out for an opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
The overview shows that UPST’s price is at present 19.03% off the SMA20 and 62.04% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 71.71, with weekly volatility standing at 8.74%. The indicator jumps to 7.69% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Upstart Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UPST)’s beta value is holding at 0, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 17.57. Considering analysts have assigned the stock a price target range of $160.00-$300.00 as the low and high respectively, we find the trailing 12-month average consensus price target to be $234.00. Based on this estimate, we see that today’s price at last check is roughly 41.72% off the estimated low and -9.27% off the forecast high. Investors will no doubt be excited to see the share price rise to $230.00, which is the median consensus price, and at that level UPST would be 16.22% from recent price.
An analysis of the Upstart Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:UPST) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 5.30 million. However, this figure increases on the past 10-day timeline to an average of 5.89 million.
Current records show that the company has 76.67M in outstanding shares. The insiders’ percentage holdings are 0.50% of outstanding shares while the percentage share held by institutions stands at 56.60%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Jun 14, 2021, stood at 10.16 million shares, which puts the short ratio at the time at 1.87. From this we can glean that short interest is 13.22% of company’s current outstanding shares. Notably, we see that shares short in June rose slightly given the previous month’s figure stood at 5.28 million. But the 582.21% upside, the stock’s price has registered year-to-date as of today’s value, will likely reignite investor interest given the prospect of it rallying even higher.