Under Armour Inc. [NYSE: UA] stock went on an upward path that rose over 6.96% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 11.73%. The company report on February 10, 2021 that Under Armour Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2020 Results; Provides Initial 2021 Outlook.
Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA, UAA) announced unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020. The company reports its financial performance in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (“GAAP”). This press release refers to “currency neutral” and “adjusted” amounts, which are non-GAAP financial measures described below under the “Non-GAAP Financial Information” paragraph. References to adjusted financial measures exclude the impact of the company’s 2020 restructuring plan and related impairment charges, impairments associated with certain long-lived assets and goodwill and related tax effects, and with respect to certain measures, the non-cash amortization of debt discount on the company’s convertible debt, deal-costs and gain associated with the sale of MyFitnessPal and related tax effects. The reconciliation of non-GAAP amounts to the most directly comparable financial measure calculated according to GAAP is presented in supplemental financial information furnished with this release. All per share amounts are reported on a diluted basis.
“Improving brand strength and consistent operational execution delivered better than expected results in the fourth quarter,” said Under Armour President and CEO Patrik Frisk. “Our global team was exceptionally resilient and disciplined amid a highly challenging year which included the COVID-19 pandemic and for Under Armour, a comprehensive restructuring effort including further operating model refinements.”.
Over the last 12 months, UA stock rose by 24.07%. The one-year Under Armour Inc. stock forecast points to a potential downside of -34.0. The average equity rating for UA stock is currently 4.00, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $8.48 billion, with 451.83 million shares outstanding and 350.13 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.71M shares, UA stock reached a trading volume of 12197641 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on Under Armour Inc. [UA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for UA shares is $14.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on UA stock is a recommendation set at 4.00. 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.
Instinet have made an estimate for Under Armour Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Reduce, with their previous recommendation back on February 27, 2017. The new note on the price target was released on February 14, 2017, representing the official price target for Under Armour Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $33 to $28, while Stifel kept a Hold rating on UA stock. On October 26, 2016, analysts decreased their price target for UA shares from 49 to 35.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Under Armour Inc. is set at 0.71, with the Price to Sales ratio for UA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.88. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 5.80.
UA Stock Performance Analysis:
Under Armour Inc. [UA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 11.73. With this latest performance, UA shares gained by 20.88% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 91.43% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 24.07% 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 UA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 74.47, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 79.50, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 71.24 for Under Armour Inc. [UA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 15.58, while it was recorded at 17.82 for the last single week of trading, and 11.37 for the last 200 days.
Insight into Under Armour Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Under Armour Inc. [UA] shares currently have an operating margin of +4.06 and a Gross Margin at +46.51. Under Armour Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +1.76.
Return on Total Capital for UA is now 6.89, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.05. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.42, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.03. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Under Armour Inc. [UA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 60.43. Additionally, UA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 37.67, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 26.82. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 54.57, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 34.02.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Under Armour Inc. [UA] managed to generate an average of $5,618 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.55 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.15.
UA Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Under Armour Inc. posted 0.1/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.1/share. 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 UA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Under Armour Inc. go to 21.80%.
Under Armour Inc. [UA] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $2,749 million, or 72.51% of UA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of UA stocks are: WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP with ownership of 26,027,078, which is approximately -10.214% of the company’s market cap and around 16.04% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 20,247,994 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $355.15 million in UA stocks shares; and ADAGE CAPITAL PARTNERS GP, L.L.C., currently with $287.25 million in UA stock with ownership of nearly 11.15% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Under Armour Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of February and at the time of the February reporting period, where 139 institutional holders increased their position in Under Armour Inc. [NYSE:UA] by around 16,870,144 shares. Additionally, 149 investors decreased positions by around 25,451,567 shares, while 120 investors held positions by with 114,397,750 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 156,719,461 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. UA stock had 53 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,242,035 shares, while 36 institutional investors sold positions of 7,950,578 shares during the same period.