NuVasive Inc. [NASDAQ: NUVA] price plunged by -8.40 percent to reach at -$5.25. A sum of 1406173 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 1.13M shares. NuVasive Inc. shares reached a high of $61.32 and dropped to a low of $56.935 until finishing in the latest session at $57.22.
The one-year NUVA stock forecast points to a potential upside of 13.39. The average equity rating for NUVA stock is currently 2.50, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on NuVasive Inc. [NUVA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NUVA shares is $66.07 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NUVA stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. 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.
Robert W. Baird have made an estimate for NuVasive Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on April 08, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on March 05, 2020, representing the official price target for NuVasive Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $93, while SunTrust analysts kept a Buy rating on NUVA stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for NuVasive Inc. is set at 3.23, with the Price to Sales ratio for NUVA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.57. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.35, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 9.88. Price to Free Cash Flow for NUVA in the course of the last twelve months was 29.99 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.90.
NUVA Stock Performance Analysis:
NuVasive Inc. [NUVA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.84. With this latest performance, NUVA shares gained by 3.77% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -21.35% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -3.61% 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 NUVA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 42.53, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 36.07, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 46.03 for NuVasive Inc. [NUVA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 58.16, while it was recorded at 63.56 for the last single week of trading, and 65.67 for the last 200 days.
Insight into NuVasive Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and NuVasive Inc. [NUVA] shares currently have an operating margin of +10.36 and a Gross Margin at +61.97. NuVasive Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.58.
Return on Total Capital for NUVA is now 7.92, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.28. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 7.46, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.63. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, NuVasive Inc. [NUVA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 76.88. Additionally, NUVA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 43.46, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 37.32. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 76.20, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 43.08.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, NuVasive Inc. [NUVA] managed to generate an average of $23,298 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 5.73 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.65.NuVasive Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.
NUVA Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, NuVasive Inc. posted 0.63/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.56/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 12.50%. 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 NUVA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for NuVasive Inc. go to 8.61%.
NuVasive Inc. [NUVA] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $3,336 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NUVA stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 6,336,990, which is approximately -0.062% of the company’s market cap and around 0.20% of the total institutional ownership; WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, holding 5,734,109 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $358.21 million in NUVA stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $328.64 million in NUVA stock with ownership of nearly 2.879% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in NuVasive Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 123 institutional holders increased their position in NuVasive Inc. [NASDAQ:NUVA] by around 5,055,851 shares. Additionally, 165 investors decreased positions by around 5,828,784 shares, while 47 investors held positions by with 42,512,941 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 53,397,576 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NUVA stock had 38 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,208,622 shares, while 61 institutional investors sold positions of 2,432,037 shares during the same period.