Clarivate Plc [NYSE: CCC] price plunged by -8.42 percent to reach at -$2.55. The company report on November 9, 2020 that Clarivate Divests Techstreet, its Standards Management Business, to a new For-Profit Subsidiary of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Techstreet becomes the first new venture of the International Society of Interdisciplinary Engineering LLC (ISIE), ASME’s new for-profit subsidiary.
LONDON, Nov. 9, 2020 /CNW/ — Clarivate Plc (NYSE: CCC), a global leader in providing trusted information and insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, and The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a globally recognized, trusted source of standards used around the world, announced today that the International Society of Interdisciplinary Engineers LLC (ISIE), a new for-profit subsidiary of ASME, has acquired Techstreet.
A sum of 4134713 shares traded at recent session while its average daily volume was at 1.10M shares. Clarivate Plc shares reached a high of $30.105 and dropped to a low of $27.71 until finishing in the latest session at $27.75.
The one-year CCC stock forecast points to a potential upside of 18.38. The average equity rating for CCC stock is currently 1.70, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
Guru’s Opinion on Clarivate Plc [CCC]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CCC shares is $34.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CCC stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. 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.
Goldman have made an estimate for Clarivate Plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 15, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Morgan Stanley raised their target price to Equal-Weight. The new note on the price target was released on October 14, 2020, representing the official price target for Clarivate Plc stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $35, while B. Riley FBR analysts kept a Buy rating on CCC stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Clarivate Plc is set at 1.26, with the Price to Sales ratio for CCC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 15.84. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.56, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.00. Price to Free Cash Flow for CCC in the course of the last twelve months was 589.60 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.40.
CCC Stock Performance Analysis:
Clarivate Plc [CCC] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.31. With this latest performance, CCC shares dropped by -15.09% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 23.28% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 62.47% 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 CCC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 40.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 35.49, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 42.45 for Clarivate Plc [CCC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 29.86, while it was recorded at 30.05 for the last single week of trading, and 24.77 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Clarivate Plc Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Clarivate Plc [CCC] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.74 and a Gross Margin at +43.86. Clarivate Plc’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -21.65.
Return on Total Capital for CCC is now 0.24, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -6.99. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -17.50, with Return on Assets sitting at -5.63. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Clarivate Plc [CCC] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 126.72. Additionally, CCC Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 55.89, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 45.47. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 124.43, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 54.88.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Clarivate Plc [CCC] managed to generate an average of -$50,197 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.93 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.26.Clarivate Plc’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.40.
CCC Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Clarivate Plc posted 0.13/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.16/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -18.80%. 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 CCC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Clarivate Plc go to 20.90%.
Clarivate Plc [CCC] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $7,099 million, or 59.80% of CCC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CCC stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 59,702,559, which is approximately 30.823% of the company’s market cap and around 21.55% of the total institutional ownership; FMR LLC, holding 28,407,205 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $788.3 million in CCC stocks shares; and MASSACHUSETTS FINANCIAL SERVICES CO /MA/, currently with $738.16 million in CCC stock with ownership of nearly 38.102% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Clarivate Plc stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 120 institutional holders increased their position in Clarivate Plc [NYSE:CCC] by around 51,910,027 shares. Additionally, 61 investors decreased positions by around 13,911,498 shares, while 12 investors held positions by with 190,014,292 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 255,835,817 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CCC stock had 57 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,333,328 shares, while 20 institutional investors sold positions of 1,667,315 shares during the same period.