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How Does DraftKings Inc.’s (NASDAQ: DKNG) Short-Term Prospect Look Like?

DraftKings Inc. (NASDAQ:DKNG) traded at $14.71 at last check on Tuesday, January 24, made an upward move of 1.03% on its previous day’s price.

Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $14.56 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 1.84 with the day’s price range being $13.87 – $14.5999. In terms of its 52-week price range, DKNG has a high of $25.01 and a low of $9.77. The company’s stock has gained about 23.08% over that past 30 days.

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DraftKings Inc. has a market cap of $6.33 billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Feb 16, 2023 – Feb 20, 2023. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$1.05, with the EPS growth for the year raised at -$3.21 for 2022 and -$2.23 for next year. These figures represent 15.10% and 30.50% 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 $433.2 million, with a low of $398.68 million and a high of $464.9 million. The median projection represents growth squeezing down to 97.10% compared to sales growth for the corresponding quarter a year ago. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2022 is expected to hit $2.13 billion, or 64.70% up from figures reported last year.

There have been 1 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 DKNG stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 50% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of Hold.

Based on estimates by 31 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 12 have rated the DraftKings Inc. (DKNG) stock as a Hold, while 15 rate it as a Buy. 2 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 2 suggest 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 the current price level is 18.08% off its SMA20 and 9.42% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 64.67 while the volatility over the past week is 4.39% and jumps to 5.07% over the past one month. The beta value is 1.81, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 0.72. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $20.14, with the estimates having a low of $12.00 and a high of $48.00. These price ends are 18.42% and -226.31% off the today’s price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -29.16% if the DKNG share price touches on the median price of $19.00.

Coming back to DraftKings Inc. (NASDAQ:DKNG), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 15.91 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 11.51 million. Current shares outstanding are 448.33 million.

The insiders hold 2.10% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 58.20%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 38.15 million at a short ratio of 1.73. This represents a 8.50% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short fall in October from the previous month at 42.29 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock 27.83% up in year-to-date price movement.

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