STORE Capital Corporation [NYSE: STOR] closed the trading session at $26.94 on 09/22/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $26.462, while the highest price level was $27.66.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -27.66 percent and weekly performance of -8.68 percent. The stock has been moved at 44.84 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 3.38 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 10.41 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.79M shares, STOR reached to a volume of 3732821 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 STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STOR shares is $27.75 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STOR stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. 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.
Wells Fargo have made an estimate for STORE Capital Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on September 17, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Evercore ISI raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on August 03, 2020, representing the official price target for STORE Capital Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $31, while Jefferies analysts kept a Buy rating on STOR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for STORE Capital Corporation is set at 0.95, with the Price to Sales ratio for STOR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 10.25. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.41, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.66.
STOR stock trade performance evaluation
STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -8.68. With this latest performance, STOR shares gained by 3.38% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 44.84% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -28.29% 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 STOR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.47, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.66 for STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 25.65, while it was recorded at 28.00 for the last single week of trading, and 27.06 for the last 200 days.
STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] shares currently have an operating margin of +33.09 and a Gross Margin at +64.98. STORE Capital Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +42.61.
Return on Total Capital for STOR is now 2.94, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.86. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 6.82, with Return on Assets sitting at 3.69. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 80.72. Additionally, STOR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 44.66, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 43.64. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 77.70, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 42.99.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] managed to generate an average of $2,933,732 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 1.35 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.09.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for STORE Capital Corporation [STOR] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, STORE Capital Corporation posted 0.48/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.23/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 108.70%. 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 STOR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for STORE Capital Corporation go to 6.09%.
STORE Capital Corporation [STOR]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $6,285 million, or 94.10% of STOR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STOR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 32,253,047, which is approximately 2.981% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 24,894,969 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $670.67 million in STOR stocks shares; and BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY INC, currently with $657.75 million in STOR stock with ownership of nearly 31.112% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in STORE Capital Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 216 institutional holders increased their position in STORE Capital Corporation [NYSE:STOR] by around 45,978,867 shares. Additionally, 203 investors decreased positions by around 41,348,081 shares, while 43 investors held positions by with 145,952,222 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 233,279,170 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STOR stock had 72 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,364,643 shares, while 82 institutional investors sold positions of 18,234,725 shares during the same period.