GitLab Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLB) traded at $48.87 at close of the session on Monday, 01/23/23, made an upward move of 5.62% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $46.27 with the day’s price range being $46.31 – $49.15. In terms of its 52-week price range, GTLB has a high of $80.84 and a low of $30.74. The company’s stock has gained about 5.19% over that past 30 days.
GitLab Inc. has a market cap of $6.99 billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Sep 06, 2022. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.15, with the EPS growth for the year raised at -$0.65 for 2023 and -$0.65 for next year.
Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $106.05 million, with a low of $105.04 million and a high of $109.48 million. The median projection represents growth squeezing down to 79.00% compared to sales growth for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2023 is expected to hit $413.71 million, or 63.70% up from figures reported last year.
There have been no upward and no downward revisions for the stock’s EPS in last 7 days, something that reflects the nature of company’s price movement in short term. On the other hand, looking at the outlook for the GTLB stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of Hold, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 50% Sell.
Based on estimates by 16 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 1 have rated the GitLab Inc. (GTLB) stock as a Hold, while 14 rate it as a Buy. 1 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 0 suggest the stock as a Sell. The stock has an overall rating of Buy and investors could take advantage and scoop up stock of the company.
Looking further, we note the current price level is 11.01% off its SMA20 and 12.64% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 59.71 while the volatility over the past week is 6.31% and jumps to 6.11% over the past one month. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $65.64, with the estimates having a low of $45.00 and a high of $101.00. These price ends are 7.92% and -106.67% off the current price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -22.77% if the GTLB share price touches on the median price of $60.00.
Coming back to GitLab Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLB), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 1.96 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 1.5 million. Current shares outstanding are 148.88 million.
The insiders hold 1.30% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 84.70%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 8.18 million at a short ratio of 4.42. This represents a 5.50% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short rose in October from the previous month at 6.13 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with current price pushing the stock 7.55% up in year-to-date price movement.