ACI Worldwide Inc. [NASDAQ: ACIW] surged by $2.51 during the normal trading session on Thursday and reaching a high of $31.14 during the day while it closed the day at $30.94. The company report on August 6, 2020 that ACI Worldwide, Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2020.
ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time digital payment software and solutions, today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2020.
ACI Worldwide Inc. stock has also gained 13.00% of its value over the past 7 days. However, ACIW stock has inclined by 15.15% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -11.94% and lost -18.33% year-on date.
The market cap for ACIW stock reached $3.67 billion, with 116.01 million shares outstanding and 113.33 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 669.18K shares, ACIW reached a trading volume of 1444767 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 ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for ACIW shares is $35.33 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on ACIW stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. 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.
Needham have made an estimate for ACI Worldwide Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on May 29, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on February 18, 2020, representing the official price target for ACI Worldwide Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $44, while Canaccord Genuity analysts kept a Buy rating on ACIW stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for ACI Worldwide Inc. is set at 1.06, with the Price to Sales ratio for ACIW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.73. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.36, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.01. Price to Free Cash Flow for ACIW in the course of the last twelve months was 27.92 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
ACIW stock trade performance evaluation
ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 13.00. With this latest performance, ACIW shares gained by 22.10% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -11.94% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 2.62% 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 ACIW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 70.91, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 78.65, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 66.39 for ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 27.16, while it was recorded at 28.16 for the last single week of trading, and 30.24 for the last 200 days.
ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.60 and a Gross Margin at +42.07. ACI Worldwide Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.33.
Return on Total Capital for ACIW is now 6.76, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.17. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.16, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.49. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 129.07. Additionally, ACIW Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 56.35, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.77. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 123.33, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 53.84.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW] managed to generate an average of $16,690 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.26 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.47.ACI Worldwide Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, ACI Worldwide Inc. posted 0.27/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.13/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 107.70%. 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 ACIW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for ACI Worldwide Inc. go to 12.00%.
ACI Worldwide Inc. [ACIW]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $3,705 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of ACIW stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 13,505,639, which is approximately -2.349% of the company’s market cap and around 1.50% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 10,954,048 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $338.92 million in ACIW stocks shares; and WADDELL & REED FINANCIAL INC, currently with $318.06 million in ACIW stock with ownership of nearly -0.842% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in ACI Worldwide Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 133 institutional holders increased their position in ACI Worldwide Inc. [NASDAQ:ACIW] by around 9,750,464 shares. Additionally, 130 investors decreased positions by around 8,793,578 shares, while 35 investors held positions by with 101,209,061 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 119,753,103 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. ACIW stock had 33 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,816,270 shares, while 36 institutional investors sold positions of 1,431,785 shares during the same period.