BlackBerry Limited [NYSE: BB] closed the trading session at $9.75 on 03/08/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $9.1899, while the highest price level was $10.02. The company report on March 9, 2021 that BlackBerry Teams Up with Desay SV Automotive to Create an Immersive ‘Cinematic’ Driving Experience for Chery’s Tiggo 8 Plus and Jetour X90 Models.
BlackBerry Limited (NYSE: BB; TSX: BB) announced that it has teamed up with Desay SV Automotive to launch a dual-screen virtual smart cabin domain controller to enable safer driving. Leveraging the QNX® Hypervisor and the QNX® Real-time Operating System (RTOS), the new technology is now available in leading Chinese automaker Chery’s Tiggo 8 Plus and Jetour X90 models.
Developed and built on the Chery T1X platform, the Tiggo 8 Plus is Chery’s flagship SUV, while the next generation Jetour X90 is the brand’s first Jetour vehicle equipped with the L2 intelligent automated driving system, providing drivers and passengers with a cinematic experience while on the road. Both models are equipped with Desay SV Automotive’s latest smart cabin domain controller, built on the QNX Hypervisor. The QNX Hypervisor provides the trusted reliability and performance of the QNX® Neutrino® RTOS, while also allowing multiple operating systems to safely co-exist on the same system-on-a-chip (SoC). With the QNX Hypervisor, developers can partition and isolate safety-critical and infotainment systems, ensuring the continued function of critical systems even if other components fail.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 47.06 percent and weekly performance of -10.63 percent. The stock has been moved at 88.22 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -19.75 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 30.70 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 50.52M shares, BB reached to a volume of 16427234 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 BlackBerry Limited [BB]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BB shares is $7.69 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BB stock is a recommendation set at 3.70. 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.
Canaccord Genuity have made an estimate for BlackBerry Limited shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on February 16, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 27, 2021, representing the official price target for BlackBerry Limited stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $7.50, while RBC Capital Mkts analysts kept a Underperform rating on BB stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for BlackBerry Limited is set at 1.66, with the Price to Sales ratio for BB stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.94. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.04, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.15. Price to Free Cash Flow for BB in the course of the last twelve months was 102.39 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.30.
BB stock trade performance evaluation
BlackBerry Limited [BB] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.63. With this latest performance, BB shares dropped by -19.75% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 88.22% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 119.59% 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 BB stock in for the last two-week period is set at 42.95, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.88, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.94 for BlackBerry Limited [BB]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 10.97, while it was recorded at 9.94 for the last single week of trading, and 6.68 for the last 200 days.
BlackBerry Limited [BB]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and BlackBerry Limited [BB] shares currently have an operating margin of -16.25 and a Gross Margin at +55.19. BlackBerry Limited’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -14.62.
Return on Total Capital for BB is now -5.12, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -5.10. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -5.87, with Return on Assets sitting at -3.88. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, BlackBerry Limited [BB] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 29.97. Additionally, BB Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 23.06, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 19.50. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 4.74, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 3.65.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, BlackBerry Limited [BB] managed to generate an average of -$54,935 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.54 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.27.BlackBerry Limited’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.30 and a Current Ratio set at 2.30.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for BlackBerry Limited [BB] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, BlackBerry Limited posted 0.09/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.04/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 125.00%. 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 BB.
BlackBerry Limited [BB]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $2,403 million, or 56.60% of BB stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BB stocks are: PRIMECAP MANAGEMENT CO/CA/ with ownership of 59,353,992, which is approximately -3.902% of the company’s market cap and around 11.20% of the total institutional ownership; FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LTD/ CAN, holding 46,724,700 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $455.57 million in BB stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $142.1 million in BB stock with ownership of nearly -0.937% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in BlackBerry Limited stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 148 institutional holders increased their position in BlackBerry Limited [NYSE:BB] by around 21,975,717 shares. Additionally, 97 investors decreased positions by around 42,921,617 shares, while 58 investors held positions by with 181,560,924 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 246,458,258 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BB stock had 72 new institutional investments in for a total of 9,369,377 shares, while 26 institutional investors sold positions of 21,134,156 shares during the same period.