VEON Ltd. [NASDAQ: VEON] gained 0.56% or 0.01 points to close at $1.80 with a heavy trading volume of 6556639 shares. The company report on May 4, 2021 that JazzCash Launches New App for Business Owners.
VEON Ltd. (NASDAQ and Euronext Amsterdam: VEON), a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services, announces that Pakistan’s pioneering digital financial services provider, JazzCash, has successfully launched a Business App for its expanding merchant base.
The JazzCash Business App aims to make digital payments more efficient and seamless for business owners, company managers and home businesses, enabling them to kickstart the digital payment acceptance process without having to go to a bank.
It opened the trading session at $1.79, the shares rose to $1.83 and dropped to $1.78, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for VEON points out that the company has recorded 44.00% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -50.0% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 4.15M shares, VEON reached to a volume of 6556639 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 VEON Ltd. [VEON]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VEON shares is $1.98 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VEON stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. 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.
BofA Securities have made an estimate for VEON Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on January 27, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 25, 2021, representing the official price target for VEON Ltd. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for VEON Ltd. is set at 0.06, with the Price to Sales ratio for VEON stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.38. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 20.00, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.04. Price to Free Cash Flow for VEON in the course of the last twelve months was 7.53 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.60.
Trading performance analysis for VEON stock
VEON Ltd. [VEON] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 4.05. With this latest performance, VEON shares gained by 2.86% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 44.00% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 17.65% 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 VEON stock in for the last two-week period is set at 56.17, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 59.76, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.45 for VEON Ltd. [VEON]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 1.7626, while it was recorded at 1.7720 for the last single week of trading, and 1.5771 for the last 200 days.
VEON Ltd. [VEON]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and VEON Ltd. [VEON] shares currently have an operating margin of +19.17 and a Gross Margin at +52.27. VEON Ltd.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -4.37.
Return on Total Capital for VEON is now 13.26, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -3.99. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -49.97, with Return on Assets sitting at -2.34. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, VEON Ltd. [VEON] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 6,169.33. Additionally, VEON Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 98.40, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 69.11. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 5,418.40, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 86.43.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, VEON Ltd. [VEON] managed to generate an average of -$7,015 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.21 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.53.VEON Ltd.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.60 and a Current Ratio set at 0.60.
VEON Ltd. [VEON]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, VEON Ltd. posted 0.05/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0/share. 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 VEON.
An analysis of insider ownership at VEON Ltd. [VEON]
There are presently around $576 million, or 24.60% of VEON stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VEON stocks are: EXOR CAPITAL LLP with ownership of 74,053,196, which is approximately 11.603% of the company’s market cap and around 39.60% of the total institutional ownership; MORGAN STANLEY, holding 48,118,289 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $86.13 million in VEON stocks shares; and TT INTERNATIONAL, currently with $77.6 million in VEON stock with ownership of nearly -6.673% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in VEON Ltd. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 39 institutional holders increased their position in VEON Ltd. [NASDAQ:VEON] by around 33,296,410 shares. Additionally, 50 investors decreased positions by around 21,650,717 shares, while 22 investors held positions by with 266,868,550 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 321,815,677 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VEON stock had 9 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,122,403 shares, while 18 institutional investors sold positions of 2,502,057 shares during the same period.