GameStop Corp. [NYSE: GME] closed the trading session at $14.12 on 12/10/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $13.05, while the highest price level was $14.41. The company report on December 9, 2020 that GameStop Reports Third Quarter Results, A Positive Start to Fourth Quarter with November Comparable Store Sales Increasing 16.5% And Sustained Progress Toward Long-Term Strategic Objectives.
Omni-channel Capabilities Fuel 257% Increase in Global E-Commerce Sales.
Operating Platform Optimization Drives $115 million, or 24% SG&A Improvement.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 132.24 percent and weekly performance of -12.41 percent. The stock has been moved at 199.15 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 27.21 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 131.86 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 12.23M shares, GME reached to a volume of 7532088 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 GameStop Corp. [GME]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for GME shares is $7.96 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on GME stock is a recommendation set at 3.20. 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.
The Benchmark Company have made an estimate for GameStop Corp. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on December 09, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Telsey Advisory Group dropped their target price from $19 to $18. The new note on the price target was released on December 09, 2020, representing the official price target for GameStop Corp. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $10 to $13, while Jefferies kept a Hold rating on GME stock. On September 14, 2020, analysts increased their price target for GME shares from 9 to 10.
The Average True Range (ATR) for GameStop Corp. is set at 1.45, with the Price to Sales ratio for GME stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.16. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 2.61, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 11.83. Price to Free Cash Flow for GME in the course of the last twelve months was 2.74 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
GME stock trade performance evaluation
GameStop Corp. [GME] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -12.41. With this latest performance, GME shares gained by 27.21% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 199.15% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 155.33% 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 GME stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.17, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 45.81, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.75 for GameStop Corp. [GME]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.85, while it was recorded at 15.59 for the last single week of trading, and 6.97 for the last 200 days.
GameStop Corp. [GME]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and GameStop Corp. [GME] shares currently have an operating margin of +0.71 and a Gross Margin at +29.52. GameStop Corp.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -7.18.
Return on Total Capital for GME is now 2.31, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -27.57. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -47.69, with Return on Assets sitting at -13.53. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, GameStop Corp. [GME] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 194.36. Additionally, GME Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 66.03, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.14. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 155.21, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 52.73.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, GameStop Corp. [GME] managed to generate an average of -$33,171 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 46.84 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.88.GameStop Corp.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for GameStop Corp. [GME] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, GameStop Corp. posted 1.27/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.79/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 60.80%. 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 GME.
GameStop Corp. [GME]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $1,115 million, or 95.00% of GME stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of GME stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 9,534,090, which is approximately 0.031% of the company’s market cap and around 6.60% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 8,600,507 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $121.44 million in GME stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $74.67 million in GME stock with ownership of nearly -2.421% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in GameStop Corp. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of December and at the time of the December reporting period, where 97 institutional holders increased their position in GameStop Corp. [NYSE:GME] by around 21,944,922 shares. Additionally, 110 investors decreased positions by around 16,995,500 shares, while 37 investors held positions by with 40,035,138 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 78,975,560 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. GME stock had 47 new institutional investments in for a total of 12,970,653 shares, while 31 institutional investors sold positions of 3,356,413 shares during the same period.