Griffin Securities lifts PTC Inc. [PTC] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

PTC Inc. [NASDAQ: PTC] slipped around -0.67 points on Friday, while shares priced at $87.36 at the close of the session, down -0.76%.

PTC Inc. stock is now 16.65% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. PTC Stock saw the intraday high of $87.92 and lowest of $86.74 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 90.53, which means current price is +99.00% above from all time high which was touched on 08/18/20.

Compared to the average trading volume of 712.85K shares, PTC reached a trading volume of 1039734 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about PTC Inc. [PTC]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PTC shares is $97.36 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PTC stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.

Griffin Securities have made an estimate for PTC Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on July 30, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stifel dropped their target price from $85 to $100. The new note on the price target was released on July 16, 2020, representing the official price target for PTC Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $100, while Needham analysts kept a Buy rating on PTC stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for PTC Inc. is set at 2.10, with the Price to Sales ratio for PTC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 7.29. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 7.62, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.45. Price to Free Cash Flow for PTC in the course of the last twelve months was 43.52 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

How has PTC stock performed recently?

PTC Inc. [PTC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.14. With this latest performance, PTC shares gained by 4.49% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 2.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 29.67% 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 PTC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 56.84, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 53.57, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.29 for PTC Inc. [PTC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 82.29, while it was recorded at 88.40 for the last single week of trading, and 74.96 for the last 200 days.

PTC Inc. [PTC]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PTC Inc. [PTC] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.29 and a Gross Margin at +72.17. PTC Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.19.

Return on Total Capital for PTC is now 6.88, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -1.62. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -2.64, with Return on Assets sitting at -1.10. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, PTC Inc. [PTC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 55.67. Additionally, PTC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 35.76, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 25.11. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 55.67, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 35.76.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, PTC Inc. [PTC] managed to generate an average of -$4,535 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.71 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.50.PTC Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.

Earnings analysis for PTC Inc. [PTC]

With the latest financial reports released by the company, PTC Inc. posted 0.45/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.44/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 2.30%. 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 PTC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PTC Inc. go to 32.00%.

Insider trade positions for PTC Inc. [PTC]

There are presently around $8,758 million, or 88.60% of PTC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PTC stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 11,588,165, which is approximately 2.044% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 10,051,397 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $878.09 million in PTC stocks shares; and 40 NORTH MANAGEMENT LLC, currently with $393.12 million in PTC stock with ownership of nearly 9.979% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in PTC Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 212 institutional holders increased their position in PTC Inc. [NASDAQ:PTC] by around 8,057,645 shares. Additionally, 177 investors decreased positions by around 11,742,359 shares, while 61 investors held positions by with 80,452,928 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 100,252,932 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PTC stock had 73 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,244,803 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 1,567,603 shares during the same period.

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