BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ] Stock trading around $42.43 per share: What’s Next?

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [NYSE: BJ] surged by $0.53 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $42.55 during the day while it closed the day at $42.43. The company report on July 23, 2020 that BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. Announces Monica Schwartz as Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: BJ), a leading operator of membership warehouse clubs in the Eastern United States, today announced Monica Schwartz will join the company as Senior Vice President, Chief Digital Officer, effective August 3, 2020. Schwartz will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the company’s digital business, and will report directly to BJ’s President and CEO, Lee Delaney.

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BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stock has also gained 1.92% of its value over the past 7 days. However, BJ stock has inclined by 57.32% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 97.26% and gained 86.59% year-on date.

The market cap for BJ stock reached $5.95 billion, with 136.09 million shares outstanding and 135.07 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.87M shares, BJ reached a trading volume of 1589980 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BJ shares is $40.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BJ stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. 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.

MKM Partners have made an estimate for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on July 30, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup dropped their target price from $30 to $26. The new note on the price target was released on April 15, 2020, representing the official price target for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $33, while BofA/Merrill analysts kept a Buy rating on BJ stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. is set at 1.30, with the Price to Sales ratio for BJ stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.43. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 176.79, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.95. Price to Free Cash Flow for BJ in the course of the last twelve months was 10.17 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.20.

BJ stock trade performance evaluation

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.92. With this latest performance, BJ shares gained by 14.09% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 97.26% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 77.98% 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 BJ stock in for the last two-week period is set at 67.27, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 68.50, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 65.89 for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 37.61, while it was recorded at 41.01 for the last single week of trading, and 27.79 for the last 200 days.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.89 and a Gross Margin at +18.30. BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.42.

Return on Total Capital for BJ is now 14.14, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 8.06. Additionally, BJ Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 101.45, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 72.30.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ] managed to generate an average of $6,895 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 65.85 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 3.10.BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.20 and a Current Ratio set at 0.80.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ] stock

With the latest financial reports released by the company, BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. posted 0.39/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.37/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 5.40%. 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 BJ. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. go to 12.18%.

BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [BJ]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $6,357 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BJ stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 19,394,195, which is approximately -5.807% of the company’s market cap and around 1.20% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 13,500,460 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $572.83 million in BJ stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $553.83 million in BJ stock with ownership of nearly 2.842% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 168 institutional holders increased their position in BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. [NYSE:BJ] by around 18,368,731 shares. Additionally, 114 investors decreased positions by around 22,325,959 shares, while 17 investors held positions by with 109,138,626 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 149,833,316 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BJ stock had 68 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,833,805 shares, while 40 institutional investors sold positions of 5,749,881 shares during the same period.

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