CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: CRWD] stock went on a downward path that fall over -3.95% on Thursday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of less than -2.40%. The company report on April 21, 2021 that CrowdStrike Falcon Achieves Comprehensive Detection and Extensive Visibility in Every Stage Of The Latest MITRE Engenuity ATT&CK® Evaluation.
CrowdStrike’s unique CrowdScore detection technology reduces burden for security analysts by providing actionable security incidents enriched with deep contextual telemetry.
CrowdStrike, a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint protection, announced it has successfully completed its third ATT&CK® Evaluation performed by MITRE Engenuity. CrowdStrike Falcon® was evaluated for its ability to detect attack techniques employed by CARBON SPIDER (also known as FIN7) and Carbanak, sophisticated cyber criminals affiliated with the multiple adversary groups. The series of attacks spanned the Enterprise ATT&CK spectrum, covering 20 separate test steps on both Linux and Windows operating systems.
Over the last 12 months, CRWD stock rose by 205.33%. The one-year CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 17.08. The average equity rating for CRWD stock is currently 1.80, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $46.80 billion, with 221.73 million shares outstanding and 186.39 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 4.01M shares, CRWD stock reached a trading volume of 3312405 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CRWD shares is $255.10 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CRWD stock is a recommendation set at 1.80. 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.
Berenberg have made an estimate for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on April 20, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Deutsche Bank raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on April 15, 2021, representing the official price target for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $225, while Credit Suisse analysts kept a Neutral rating on CRWD stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. is set at 10.00, with the Price to Sales ratio for CRWD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 53.52. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 53.82, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 8.67. Price to Free Cash Flow for CRWD in the course of the last twelve months was 154.05 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.70.
CRWD Stock Performance Analysis:
CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.40. With this latest performance, CRWD shares gained by 20.68% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 58.47% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 205.33% 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 CRWD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 52.62, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 52.54 for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 203.79, while it was recorded at 219.36 for the last single week of trading, and 167.62 for the last 200 days.
Insight into CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. Fundamentals:
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] shares currently have an operating margin of -10.15 and a Gross Margin at +73.70. CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -10.59.
Return on Total Capital for CRWD is now -7.42, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -7.78. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -11.49, with Return on Assets sitting at -4.48. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 89.48. Additionally, CRWD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 47.22, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 28.51. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 88.45, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 46.68.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] managed to generate an average of -$27,292 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.33 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.42.CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.70 and a Current Ratio set at 2.70.
CRWD Stock EPS
With the latest financial reports released by the company, CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. posted 0.02/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -0.06/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 133.30%. 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 CRWD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. go to 43.90%.
CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $31,737 million, or 74.40% of CRWD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CRWD stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 15,751,107, which is approximately 21.348% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 11,177,166 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.46 billion in CRWD stocks shares; and PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/, currently with $1.83 billion in CRWD stock with ownership of nearly 3.09% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of March and at the time of the March reporting period, where 578 institutional holders increased their position in CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:CRWD] by around 23,426,723 shares. Additionally, 274 investors decreased positions by around 12,559,789 shares, while 79 investors held positions by with 108,116,050 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 144,102,562 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CRWD stock had 238 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,998,204 shares, while 64 institutional investors sold positions of 1,194,175 shares during the same period.