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Is Nu Holdings Ltd. Stock Good For Long-Term Investing?

Nu Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NU) traded at $3.98 at last check on Tuesday, January 24, made an upward move of 1.53% on its previous day’s price.

Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $3.92 with the day’s price range being $3.795 – $3.99. In terms of its 52-week price range, NU has a high of $11.83 and a low of $3.26. The company’s stock has gained about 2.35% over that past 30 days.

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Nu Holdings Ltd. has a market cap of $17.27 billion and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Nov 14, 2022. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of $0.01, with the EPS growth for the year raised at $0 for 2022 and $0.08 for next year.

Analysts tracking the company’s growth have also given it a consensus growth in revenue estimated at $1.22 billion, with a low of $1.08 billion and a high of $1.32 billion. According to analyst consensus estimates figures, the company’s yearly revenue forecast for 2022 is expected to hit $4.21 billion, or 148.10% 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 NU stock, short term indicators assign the stock an average of 50% Sell, while medium term indicators assign it an average of 100% Sell. Long term indicators on average place the stock in the category of 100% Sell.

Based on estimates by 21 analysts, where scores have ranged from 1.00 for a strong buy to 5.00 for a strong sell, 6 have rated the Nu Holdings Ltd. (NU) stock as a Hold, while 12 rate it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) rate it as overweight while 0 of them rated it as underweight, whereas 3 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 6.46% off its SMA20 and -1.21% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 56.66 while the volatility over the past week is 4.81% and jumps to 5.02% over the past one month. The average price target for the stock over the next 12 months is $6.54, with the estimates having a low of $3.00 and a high of $12.40. These price ends are 24.62% and -211.56% off the today’s price level respectively, although investors could be excited at the prospect of a -50.75% if the NU share price touches on the median price of $6.00.

Coming back to Nu Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:NU), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 28.05 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 29.59 million. Current shares outstanding are 4.68 billion.

The insiders hold 8.84% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 66.00%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 89.37 million at a short ratio of 3.02. This represents a 1.91% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short rose in October from the previous month at 86.54 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with today’s price pushing the stock -3.69% down in year-to-date price movement.

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