Market Analysts see Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX] gaining to $34. Time to buy?

Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [NYSE: SKX] closed the trading session at $29.72 on 09/04/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $29.09, while the highest price level was $30.25. The company report on September 2, 2020 that Skechers Announces Virtual Participation at the Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Conference.

SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX), a global footwear leader, today announced that John Vandemore, Chief Financial Officer, will participate in a virtual fireside chat at the Goldman Sachs 27th Annual Global Retailing Conference on Wednesday, September 9, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. PT.

The audio portion of the fireside chat will be available live and on replay for 90 days at the ‘Investor Relations’ section of the Company’s Website at

The stocks have a year to date performance of -31.19 percent and weekly performance of -4.22 percent. The stock has been moved at 7.02 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 3.84 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -19.11 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 1.64M shares, SKX reached to a volume of 1156989 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 Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SKX shares is $34.92 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SKX 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.

Wedbush have made an estimate for Skechers U.S.A. Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on July 07, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Monness Crespi & Hardt dropped their target price from $50 to $40. The new note on the price target was released on April 13, 2020, representing the official price target for Skechers U.S.A. Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $31 to $33, while Wells Fargo kept a Overweight rating on SKX stock. On December 23, 2019, analysts increased their price target for SKX shares from 42 to 50.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Skechers U.S.A. Inc. is set at 1.00, with the Price to Sales ratio for SKX stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.01. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.06, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 9.24. Price to Free Cash Flow for SKX in the course of the last twelve months was 47.81 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.00.

SKX stock trade performance evaluation

Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.22. With this latest performance, SKX shares gained by 3.84% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 7.02% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -14.45% 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 SKX stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.76, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 47.01, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.33 for Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 29.62, while it was recorded at 30.02 for the last single week of trading, and 32.47 for the last 200 days.

Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.50 and a Gross Margin at +45.59. Skechers U.S.A. Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.64.

Return on Total Capital for SKX is now 15.27, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 12.71. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 15.94, with Return on Assets sitting at 8.53. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 64.50. Additionally, SKX Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 39.21, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 30.51. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 43.86, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 26.66.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX] managed to generate an average of $26,455 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 8.31 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.29.Skechers U.S.A. Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.00 and a Current Ratio set at 2.90.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX] stock

With the latest financial reports released by the company, Skechers U.S.A. Inc. posted 0.67/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.7/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -4.30%. 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 SKX. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Skechers U.S.A. Inc. go to 6.08%.

Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [SKX]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $3,677 million, or 91.40% of SKX stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SKX stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 20,426,064, which is approximately 1.246% of the company’s market cap and around 1.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 13,021,416 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $387.0 million in SKX stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $370.14 million in SKX stock with ownership of nearly 0.168% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Skechers U.S.A. Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 157 institutional holders increased their position in Skechers U.S.A. Inc. [NYSE:SKX] by around 13,783,460 shares. Additionally, 143 investors decreased positions by around 12,094,457 shares, while 43 investors held positions by with 97,837,021 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 123,714,938 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SKX stock had 61 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,477,054 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 2,699,792 shares during the same period.

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