Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) traded at $15.98 at close of the session on Tuesday, 01/24/23, made a downward move of -5.05% on its previous day’s price.
Looking at the stock we see that its previous close was $16.83 and the beta (5Y monthly) reads 2.04 with the day’s price range being $15.8635 – $17.02. In terms of its 52-week price range, BYND has a high of $68.06 and a low of $11.03. The company’s stock has gained about 20.51% over that past 30 days.
Beyond Meat Inc. has a market cap of $960.72 million and is expected to release its quarterly earnings report on Feb 22, 2023 – Feb 27, 2023. Estimates by analysts give the company expected earnings per share (EPS) of -$1.14, with the EPS growth for the year raised at -$5.2 for 2022 and -$3.49 for next year. These figures represent -81.20% and 32.90% 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 $98.11 million, with a low of $80 million and a high of $146.44 million. The median projection represents growth adding up to -7.80% 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 $453.35 million, or -2.40% down 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 BYND 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.
Looking further, we note the current price level is 14.49% off its SMA20 and 14.25% from its 50-day simple moving average. The RSI (14) is pointing at 58.39 while the volatility over the past week is 8.94% and jumps to 8.09% over the past one month. The beta value is 2.00, while the average true range (ATR) is currently pointing at 1.19.
Coming back to Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND), we note that the average 3-month trading volume was 2.38 million, while that of the preceding 10-day period stands at 2.45 million. Current shares outstanding are 63.70 million.
The insiders hold 1.30% of the company’s shares while institutions hold 43.20%. The data shows that short shares as of Oct 13, 2022, stood at 23.74 million at a short ratio of 5.79. This represents a 37.29% short interest in shares outstanding on Oct 13, 2022. Shares short rose in October from the previous month at 21.27 million. Investors should be excited about this stock as its upside potential is great, with current price pushing the stock 29.81% up in year-to-date price movement.