National CineMedia Inc. [NASDAQ: NCMI] traded at a low on 03/01/21, posting a -4.66 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $4.50. The company report on February 24, 2021 that 2020/2021 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Winners Announced.
National CineMedia (NCM), the U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, is proud to present the winning teams of the 2020/2021 U.S. Young Lions competitions. Close to 500 entries were submitted this year from teams of young professionals working for advertising, digital, media, creative, and PR agencies and new this year, in-house marketing teams.
2020/2021 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Winning Teams (all of the winning campaigns can be viewed here.):.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 1092164 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of National CineMedia Inc. stands at 11.31% while the volatility over the past one month is 7.53%.
The market cap for NCMI stock reached $368.01 million, with 78.02 million shares outstanding and 77.38 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 836.59K shares, NCMI reached a trading volume of 1092164 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for NCMI shares is $4.31 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on NCMI stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. 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.
B. Riley Securities have made an estimate for National CineMedia Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on October 12, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on September 04, 2020, representing the official price target for National CineMedia Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $4.50 to $3, while Wedbush kept a Neutral rating on NCMI stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for National CineMedia Inc. is set at 0.42, with the Price to Sales ratio for NCMI stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.66. Price to Free Cash Flow for NCMI in the course of the last twelve months was 5.63 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 4.60.
How has NCMI stock performed recently?
National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.64. With this latest performance, NCMI shares gained by 12.78% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 32.74% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -41.48% 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 NCMI stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.31, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 49.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.69 for National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 4.04, while it was recorded at 4.79 for the last single week of trading, and 3.28 for the last 200 days.
National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI] shares currently have an operating margin of +36.78 and a Gross Margin at +60.77. National CineMedia Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.12.
Return on Total Capital for NCMI is now 19.65, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.44. Additionally, NCMI Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 166.27, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 84.27.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI] managed to generate an average of $67,985 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.62 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.39.National CineMedia Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 4.60 and a Current Ratio set at 4.60.
Earnings analysis for National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, National CineMedia Inc. posted 0.24/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.21/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 14.30%. 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 NCMI. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for National CineMedia Inc. go to -6.33%.
Insider trade positions for National CineMedia Inc. [NCMI]
There are presently around $275 million, or 78.90% of NCMI stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of NCMI stocks are: STANDARD GENERAL L.P. with ownership of 19,417,990, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 1.50% of the total institutional ownership; PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, holding 6,334,864 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $28.51 million in NCMI stocks shares; and WASATCH ADVISORS INC, currently with $21.98 million in NCMI stock with ownership of nearly 5.596% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in National CineMedia Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 54 institutional holders increased their position in National CineMedia Inc. [NASDAQ:NCMI] by around 3,165,056 shares. Additionally, 56 investors decreased positions by around 5,852,992 shares, while 13 investors held positions by with 52,100,582 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 61,118,630 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. NCMI stock had 15 new institutional investments in for a total of 299,688 shares, while 20 institutional investors sold positions of 1,309,944 shares during the same period.