Chegg Inc. [NYSE: CHGG] surged by $0.87 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $84.36 during the day while it closed the day at $84.17. The company report on June 3, 2021 that Chegg announces “Uversity”: A Creator Community for Educators.
A new platform for educators from Chegg, Uversity launches to create the premier library of supplemental learning for students around the world.
, Chegg, Inc. (NYSE: CHGG) announced Uversity: a platform for educators and faculty to share their education content with millions of learners on Chegg to help support their studies and enhance learner outcomes. The content will augment and enhance Chegg’s existing Chegg Study service that already contains 59 million step-by-step solutions.
Chegg Inc. stock has also gained 1.47% of its value over the past 7 days. However, CHGG stock has declined by -5.45% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -6.82% and lost -6.82% year-on date.
The market cap for CHGG stock reached $11.82 billion, with 141.94 million shares outstanding and 139.10 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.46M shares, CHGG reached a trading volume of 680477 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Chegg Inc. [CHGG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CHGG shares is $105.38 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CHGG stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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.
FBN Securities have made an estimate for Chegg Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on March 30, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Lake Street raised their target price from $85 to $98. The new note on the price target was released on February 09, 2021, representing the official price target for Chegg Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $110 to $120, while Barrington Research kept a Outperform rating on CHGG stock. On January 26, 2021, analysts increased their price target for CHGG shares from 100 to 120.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Chegg Inc. is set at 2.07, with the Price to Sales ratio for CHGG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 16.63. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 9.10, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 13.33. Price to Free Cash Flow for CHGG in the course of the last twelve months was 57.99 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 7.70.
CHGG stock trade performance evaluation
Chegg Inc. [CHGG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.47. With this latest performance, CHGG shares gained by 14.01% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -6.82% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 19.90% 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 CHGG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 63.03, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 69.01, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.40 for Chegg Inc. [CHGG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 80.63, while it was recorded at 84.02 for the last single week of trading, and 84.86 for the last 200 days.
Chegg Inc. [CHGG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Chegg Inc. [CHGG] shares currently have an operating margin of +9.29 and a Gross Margin at +68.12. Chegg Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -0.97.
Return on Total Capital for CHGG is now 3.36, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.35. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -1.12, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.33. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Chegg Inc. [CHGG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 251.43. Additionally, CHGG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 71.54, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 68.09. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 250.34, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 71.24.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Chegg Inc. [CHGG] managed to generate an average of -$3,205 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 41.58 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.34.Chegg Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 7.70 and a Current Ratio set at 7.70.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Chegg Inc. [CHGG] stock
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 CHGG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Chegg Inc. go to 30.00%.
Chegg Inc. [CHGG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $11,876 million, or 95.12% of CHGG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CHGG stocks are: BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO with ownership of 17,930,195, which is approximately 12.163% of the company’s market cap and around 1.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 12,170,145 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.02 billion in CHGG stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $921.15 million in CHGG stock with ownership of nearly 13.518% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Chegg Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 235 institutional holders increased their position in Chegg Inc. [NYSE:CHGG] by around 21,548,046 shares. Additionally, 218 investors decreased positions by around 9,418,821 shares, while 52 investors held positions by with 110,131,265 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 141,098,132 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CHGG stock had 61 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,321,613 shares, while 59 institutional investors sold positions of 1,055,686 shares during the same period.