JAKKS Pacific Inc. [NASDAQ: JAKK] gained 23.38% or 1.71 points to close at $9.05 with a heavy trading volume of 1750465 shares. The company report on April 29, 2021 that JAKKS Pacific Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results.
Strong Sales Increase, Margin Expansion and Operating Cost Leverage Drive Significant Improvement in Results.
JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
It opened the trading session at $7.92, the shares rose to $9.23 and dropped to $7.92, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for JAKK points out that the company has recorded 110.96% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -158.57% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 160.22K shares, JAKK reached to a volume of 1750465 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 JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for JAKK shares is $9.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on JAKK 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.
Stifel have made an estimate for JAKKS Pacific Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on October 30, 2017. The new note on the price target was released on September 21, 2017, representing the official price target for JAKKS Pacific Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $5 to $3.75, while DA Davidson kept a Neutral rating on JAKK stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for JAKKS Pacific Inc. is set at 0.69, with the Price to Sales ratio for JAKK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.10. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.56, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 15.07. Price to Free Cash Flow for JAKK in the course of the last twelve months was 1.50 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.50.
Trading performance analysis for JAKK stock
JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 33.68. With this latest performance, JAKK shares gained by 27.11% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 110.96% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 27.46% 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 JAKK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 69.46, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 77.98, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 63.96 for JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 7.71, while it was recorded at 7.66 for the last single week of trading, and 5.89 for the last 200 days.
JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK] shares currently have an operating margin of +2.92 and a Gross Margin at +29.06. JAKKS Pacific Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.77.
Return on Total Capital for JAKK is now 7.27, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -7.42. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -169.02, with Return on Assets sitting at -4.11. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 1,360.12. Additionally, JAKK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 93.15, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 55.61. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 1,426.56, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 85.08.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK] managed to generate an average of -$22,802 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.69 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.49.JAKKS Pacific Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.50 and a Current Ratio set at 1.80.
JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, JAKKS Pacific Inc. posted -4.38/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at -4.06/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company fail the estimates by a Surprise Factor of -7.90%. 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 JAKK. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for JAKKS Pacific Inc. go to 15.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at JAKKS Pacific Inc. [JAKK]
There are presently around $7 million, or 14.30% of JAKK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of JAKK stocks are: BENEFIT STREET PARTNERS LLC with ownership of 287,039, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 12.10% of the total institutional ownership; RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES LLC, holding 138,804 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.02 million in JAKK stocks shares; and AXAR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT L.P., currently with $0.84 million in JAKK stock with ownership of nearly -0.002% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in JAKKS Pacific Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 13 institutional holders increased their position in JAKKS Pacific Inc. [NASDAQ:JAKK] by around 224,411 shares. Additionally, 9 investors decreased positions by around 94,550 shares, while 6 investors held positions by with 595,958 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 914,919 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. JAKK stock had 6 new institutional investments in for a total of 108,998 shares, while 4 institutional investors sold positions of 31,264 shares during the same period.