SunPower Corporation [NASDAQ: SPWR] slipped around -1.97 points on Thursday, while shares priced at $26.44 at the close of the session, down -6.93%. The company report on April 16, 2021 that SunPower Announces Early Repayment of $30 Million California Enterprise Development Authority Loan.
SunPower Continues to Further Delever Balance Sheet.
SunPower (NASDAQ:SPWR) announced that has repaid its $30 million, 8.5 percent fixed interest loan with the California Enterprise Development Authority (CEDA). The company is also planning on retiring the balance of its outstanding 2021 convertible bond issue during the second quarter.
SunPower Corporation stock is now 3.12% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. SPWR Stock saw the intraday high of $29.18 and lowest of $25.58 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 57.52, which means current price is +8.99% above from all time high which was touched on 01/29/21.
Compared to the average trading volume of 7.24M shares, SPWR reached a trading volume of 4973893 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about SunPower Corporation [SPWR]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SPWR shares is $31.12 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SPWR stock is a recommendation set at 3.10. 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 SunPower Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on March 23, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on February 22, 2021, representing the official price target for SunPower Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $27, while Morgan Stanley analysts kept a Underweight rating on SPWR stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for SunPower Corporation is set at 2.50, with the Price to Sales ratio for SPWR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.00. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 11.16, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.37.
How has SPWR stock performed recently?
SunPower Corporation [SPWR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.01. With this latest performance, SPWR shares dropped by -22.24% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 58.70% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 523.19% 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 SPWR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 36.16, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 30.19, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.89 for SunPower Corporation [SPWR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 35.35, while it was recorded at 28.26 for the last single week of trading, and 22.85 for the last 200 days.
SunPower Corporation [SPWR]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and SunPower Corporation [SPWR] shares currently have an operating margin of -1.53 and a Gross Margin at +14.86. SunPower Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +53.28.
Return on Total Capital for SPWR is now -1.56, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 62.53. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 289.31, with Return on Assets sitting at 31.39. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, SunPower Corporation [SPWR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 171.17. Additionally, SPWR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 63.12, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 42.02. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 129.28, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 47.67.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, SunPower Corporation [SPWR] managed to generate an average of $272,434 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.66 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.59.SunPower Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.50.
Earnings analysis for SunPower Corporation [SPWR]
With the latest financial reports released by the company, SunPower Corporation posted -0.09/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.19/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 52.60%. 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 SPWR.
Insider trade positions for SunPower Corporation [SPWR]
There are presently around $2,074 million, or 47.60% of SPWR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SPWR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 9,672,499, which is approximately -5.741% of the company’s market cap and around 0.60% of the total institutional ownership; WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT GROUP LLP, holding 6,707,457 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $177.34 million in SPWR stocks shares; and INVESCO LTD., currently with $166.01 million in SPWR stock with ownership of nearly 18.517% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in SunPower Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 145 institutional holders increased their position in SunPower Corporation [NASDAQ:SPWR] by around 22,495,104 shares. Additionally, 87 investors decreased positions by around 23,712,476 shares, while 35 investors held positions by with 32,241,082 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 78,448,662 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SPWR stock had 76 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,014,944 shares, while 30 institutional investors sold positions of 6,459,073 shares during the same period.