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The HireRight Holdings Corporation (NYSE: HRT) Metrics You Need To Know Right Now

HireRight Holdings Corporation (NYSE:HRT) shares, rose in value on Friday, 11/18/22, with the stock price up by 1.64% to the previous day’s close as strong demand from buyers drove the stock to $9.29.

Actively observing the price movement in the last trading, the stock closed the session at $9.14, falling within a range of $9.26 and $9.56. The PE ratio was 6.35 over 12-month period. Referring to stock’s 52-week performance, its high was $19.46, and the low was $6.88. On the whole, HRT has fluctuated by -42.12% over the past month.

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With the market capitalization of HireRight Holdings Corporation currently standing at about $781.47 million, investors are eagerly awaiting this quarter’s results, scheduled for Nov 03, 2022.

Analysts have estimated the company’s revenue for the quarter at $103 million, with a low estimate of $103 million and a high estimate of $103 million. According to the average forecast, sales growth in current quarter could jump up 92.50%, compared to the corresponding quarter of last year. Wall Street analysts also predicted that in 2022, the company’s y-o-y revenues would reach $103 million, representing an increase of 92.50% from the revenues reported in the last year’s results.

Revisions could be a useful indicator to get insight on short-term price movement; so for the company, there were no upward and no downward review(s) in last seven days. We see that HRT’s technical picture suggests that short-term indicators denote the stock is a 100% Sell on average. However, medium term indicators have put the stock in the category of 100% Sell while long term indicators on average have been pointing out that it is a 50% Sell.

10 analyst(s) have assigned their ratings of the stock’s forecast evaluation on a scale of 1.00-5.00 to indicate a strong buy to a strong sell recommendation. The stock is rated as a Hold by 4 analyst(s), 5 recommend it as a Buy and 1 called the HRT stock Overweight. In the meantime, 0 analyst(s) believe the stock as Underweight and 0 think it is a Sell. Thus, investors eager to increase their holdings of the company’s stock will have an opportunity to do so as the average rating for the stock is Overweight.

The stock’s technical analysis shows that the PEG ratio is about 0.25, with the price of HRT currently trading nearly -17.87% and -33.66% away from the simple moving averages for 20 and 50 days respectively. The Relative Strength Index (RSI, 14) currently indicates a reading of 36.72, while the 7-day volatility ratio is showing 9.66% which for the 30-day chart, stands at 8.75%. Furthermore, HireRight Holdings Corporation (HRT)’s average true range (ATR) is 1.01. The company’s stock has been forecasted to trade at an average price of $13.29 over the course of the next 52 weeks, with a low of $9.00 and a high of $17.00. Based on these price targets, the low is 3.12% off current price, whereas the price has to move -82.99% to reach the yearly target high. Additionally, analysts’ median price of $13.00 is likely to be welcomed by investors because it represents a decrease of -39.94% from the current levels.

A comparison of HireRight Holdings Corporation (HRT) with its peers suggests the former has fared considerably weaker in the market. HRT showed an intraday change of 1.64% in last session, and over the past year, it shrunk by -47.16%%. In comparison, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) has moved higher at 1.02% on the day and was up 12.07% over the past 12 months. On the other hand, the price of First Advantage Corporation (FA) has risen 0.89% on the day. The stock, however, is off -34.59% from where it was a year ago. Additionally, there is a loss of -1.58% for Sterling Check Corp. (STER) in last trading while the stock has seen an overall depriciation of -51.32%% over the past year. The PE ratio stands at 6.35 for HireRight Holdings Corporation, compared to 21.24 for Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., and 31.81 for First Advantage Corporation. Other than that, the overall performance of the S&P 500 during the last trading session shows that it gained 0.48%. Meanwhile, the Dow Jones Industrial Improved by 0.59%.

Data on historical trading for HireRight Holdings Corporation (NYSE:HRT) indicates that the trading volumes over the past 10 days have averaged 0.69 million and over the past 3 months, they’ve averaged 247.61K. According to company’s latest data on outstanding shares, there are 79.46 million shares outstanding.

Nearly 0.10% of HireRight Holdings Corporation’s shares belong to company insiders and institutional investors own 88.40% of the company’s shares. The data on short interest also indicates that stock shorts accounted for 0.94 million shares as on Oct 30, 2022, resulting in a short ratio of 5.6. According to the data, the short interest in HireRight Holdings Corporation (HRT) stood at 1.19% of shares outstanding as of Oct 30, 2022; the number of short shares registered in Sep 29, 2022 reached 1.72 million. The stock has fallen by -41.94% since the beginning of the year, thereby showing the potential of a further growth. This could raise investors’ confidence to be optimistic about the HRT stock heading into the next quarter.

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