KeyBanc Capital Markets Initiated Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR]. What else is Wall St. saying?

Vivint Solar Inc. [NYSE: VSLR] price surged by 5.50 percent to reach at $0.53. A sum of 2044269 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 2.25M shares. Vivint Solar Inc. shares reached a high of $10.28 and dropped to a low of $9.21 until finishing in the latest session at $10.17.

The one-year VSLR stock forecast points to a potential upside of 8.21. The average equity rating for VSLR stock is currently 1.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

Guru’s Opinion on Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VSLR shares is $11.08 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VSLR stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

KeyBanc Capital Markets have made an estimate for Vivint Solar Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on August 20, 2019. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup raised their target price from $4.25 to $8.50. The new note on the price target was released on May 07, 2019, representing the official price target for Vivint Solar Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $10, while ROTH Capital analysts kept a Buy rating on VSLR stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Vivint Solar Inc. is set at 0.68, with the Price to Sales ratio for VSLR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.48. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 9.33, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.06.

VSLR Stock Performance Analysis:

Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 22.53. With this latest performance, VSLR shares gained by 54.56% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 38.56% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 40.47% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for VSLR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 79.53, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 85.27, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 72.34 for Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 6.34, while it was recorded at 9.39 for the last single week of trading, and 7.42 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Vivint Solar Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR] shares currently have an operating margin of -54.12 and a Gross Margin at +18.32. Vivint Solar Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -29.96.

Return on Total Capital for VSLR is now -10.20, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -6.44. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -42.66, with Return on Assets sitting at -3.91. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 799.04. Additionally, VSLR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 88.88, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 52.60. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 782.11, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 86.99.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR] managed to generate an average of -$34,081 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 12.05 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.13.Vivint Solar Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Vivint Solar Inc. posted -0.24/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.15/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -260.00%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for VSLR.

Vivint Solar Inc. [VSLR] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $1,173 million, or 95.10% of VSLR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VSLR stocks are: BLACKSTONE GROUP INC with ownership of 69,619,557, which is approximately -6.374% of the company’s market cap and around 1.70% of the total institutional ownership; FMR LLC, holding 15,839,148 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $152.69 million in VSLR stocks shares; and PHOENIX HOLDINGS LTD., currently with $38.9 million in VSLR stock with ownership of nearly 26.792% of the company’s market capitalization.

72 institutional holders increased their position in Vivint Solar Inc. [NYSE:VSLR] by around 9,645,471 shares. Additionally, 40 investors decreased positions by around 9,644,270 shares, while 13 investors held positions by with 102,376,778 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 121,666,519 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VSLR stock had 31 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,929,089 shares, while 13 institutional investors sold positions of 417,168 shares during the same period.

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