Goldman slashes price target on SunPower Corporation [SPWR] – find out why.

SunPower Corporation [NASDAQ: SPWR] gained 1.02% on the last trading session, reaching $27.66 price per share at the time. The company report on April 21, 2021 that SunPower and Baltimore County, Md. Transform Former Landfills into Solar Energy Fields.

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Projects enable County to meet sustainability goals, power government buildings and save money on electricity.

SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR), a leading solar technology and energy services provider, announced new projects with Baltimore County to cover two closed landfills with solar systems. These projects are expected to generate upwards of 30 megawatts (MW) of clean energy, equivalent to the power used by one third of the County’s municipal buildings including government facilities.

SunPower Corporation represents 170.27 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $4.60 billion with the latest information. SPWR stock price has been found in the range of $27.40 to $28.98.

If compared to the average trading volume of 6.60M shares, SPWR reached a trading volume of 4485686 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here is what top equities market gurus are saying 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 2.25, with the Price to Sales ratio for SPWR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.09. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 11.67, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.40.

Trading performance analysis for SPWR stock

SunPower Corporation [SPWR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.61. With this latest performance, SPWR shares dropped by -13.97% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 56.36% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 562.16% 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 42.24, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 42.79, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.27 for SunPower Corporation [SPWR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 33.59, while it was recorded at 26.98 for the last single week of trading, and 23.33 for the last 200 days.

SunPower Corporation [SPWR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

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.

SunPower Corporation [SPWR]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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.

An analysis of insider ownership at SunPower Corporation [SPWR]

There are presently around $2,167 million, or 47.70% 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 $185.53 million in SPWR stocks shares; and INVESCO LTD., currently with $173.67 million in SPWR stock with ownership of nearly 18.517% of the company’s market capitalization.

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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 148 institutional holders increased their position in SunPower Corporation [NASDAQ:SPWR] by around 22,497,125 shares. Additionally, 85 investors decreased positions by around 22,742,489 shares, while 34 investors held positions by with 33,106,757 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 78,346,371 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SPWR stock had 77 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,014,737 shares, while 29 institutional investors sold positions of 5,672,586 shares during the same period.

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