GrowGeneration Corp. [NASDAQ: GRWG] closed the trading session at $14.05 on 08/26/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $13.30, while the highest price level was $15.07. The company report on August 24, 2020 that IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: The Schall Law Firm Announces it is Investigating Claims Against GrowGeneration Corp. and Encourages Investors with Losses of $100,000 to Contact the Firm.
LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / August 24, 2020 / The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces that it is investigating claims on behalf of investors of GrowGeneration Corp. (“GrowGeneration” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:GRWG) for violations of the securities laws.
The investigation focuses on whether the Company issued false and/or misleading statements and/or failed to disclose information pertinent to investors. GrowGeneration is the subject of a research report published by Hindenburg Research on August 21, 2020. The report, titled “GrowGeneration: This Latest Euphoric Retail Stock Has The Brightest Management Red Flags We’ve Ever Seen-70%+ Downside,” makes numerous allegations against the Company, labeling its executive team “one of the most questionable we have ever seen at a public company.” According to the report, “Top executives have extensive ties to alleged pump & dump schemes, organized crime and various acts of fraud.” Based in part on this report, shares of GrowGeneration traded down sharply on August 20 and 21, 2020, harming investors.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 242.68 percent and weekly performance of -36.19 percent. The stock has been moved at 183.27 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 86.84 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 116.15 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 4.22M shares, GRWG reached to a volume of 7968110 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 GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for GRWG shares is $8.17 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on GRWG 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.
Oppenheimer have made an estimate for GrowGeneration Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on July 14, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, The Benchmark Company raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on May 20, 2020, representing the official price target for GrowGeneration Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $7, while Craig Hallum analysts kept a Buy rating on GRWG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for GrowGeneration Corp. is set at 1.96, with the Price to Sales ratio for GRWG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.70. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.62, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.30. Price to Free Cash Flow for GRWG in the course of the last twelve months was 640.42 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.
GRWG stock trade performance evaluation
GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -36.19. With this latest performance, GRWG shares gained by 86.84% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 183.27% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 172.82% 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 GRWG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 55.89, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.56, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.63 for GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 9.25, while it was recorded at 15.78 for the last single week of trading, and 5.89 for the last 200 days.
GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.68 and a Gross Margin at +22.45. GrowGeneration Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +2.36.
Return on Total Capital for GRWG is now 4.51, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.07. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.48, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.48. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 14.84. Additionally, GRWG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 12.92, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 11.10. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 11.22, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 9.77.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG] managed to generate an average of $10,211 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 29.99 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.48.GrowGeneration Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 2.90.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, GrowGeneration Corp. posted 0.03/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.02/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 50.00%. 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 GRWG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for GrowGeneration Corp. go to 20.00%.
GrowGeneration Corp. [GRWG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $249 million, or 53.60% of GRWG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GRWG stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 1,946,854, which is approximately New of the company’s market cap and around 7.10% of the total institutional ownership; DRIEHAUS CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, holding 1,661,734 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $23.35 million in GRWG stocks shares; and FEDERATED HERMES, INC., currently with $20.54 million in GRWG stock with ownership of nearly New of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in GrowGeneration Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 74 institutional holders increased their position in GrowGeneration Corp. [NASDAQ:GRWG] by around 14,100,173 shares. Additionally, 19 investors decreased positions by around 1,961,570 shares, while 9 investors held positions by with 1,693,553 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 17,755,296 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GRWG stock had 61 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,790,566 shares, while 11 institutional investors sold positions of 805,248 shares during the same period.