VMware Inc. [NYSE: VMW] loss -2.07% on the last trading session, reaching $151.21 price per share at the time. The company report on June 21, 2021 that AAM Recognizes Key Suppliers with Supplier of the Year and Supplier Excellence Awards.
American Axle & Manufacturing recognized top suppliers during its 27th Annual Supplier Day. AAM presented two Supplier of the Year Awards and 10 Supplier Excellence Awards during a ceremony held virtually from Detroit.
Supplier of the Year Awards were presented to the Bocar Group and Heller Machine Tools.
VMware Inc. represents 419.12 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $62.85 billion with the latest information. VMW stock price has been found in the range of $150.61 to $153.74.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.10M shares, VMW reached a trading volume of 1381398 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 VMware Inc. [VMW]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VMW shares is $177.57 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VMW stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. 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.
Raymond James have made an estimate for VMware Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on June 25, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, BofA Securities raised their target price to Neutral. The new note on the price target was released on April 08, 2021, representing the official price target for VMware Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $170, while Credit Suisse analysts kept a Neutral rating on VMW stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for VMware Inc. is set at 3.06, with the Price to Sales ratio for VMW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 5.23. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 6.71, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 13.75. Price to Free Cash Flow for VMW in the course of the last twelve months was 15.75 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.
Trading performance analysis for VMW stock
VMware Inc. [VMW] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -3.55. With this latest performance, VMW shares dropped by -7.91% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 6.86% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.26% 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 VMW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 36.16, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 31.28, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.81 for VMware Inc. [VMW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 159.74, while it was recorded at 156.27 for the last single week of trading, and 148.95 for the last 200 days.
VMware Inc. [VMW]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and VMware Inc. [VMW] shares currently have an operating margin of +18.64 and a Gross Margin at +81.81. VMware Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +17.49.
Return on Total Capital for VMW is now 15.25, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 15.96. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 25.63, with Return on Assets sitting at 7.44. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, VMware Inc. [VMW] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 66.76. Additionally, VMW Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 40.03, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 20.82. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 65.50, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 39.28.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, VMware Inc. [VMW] managed to generate an average of $60,529 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.47 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.43.VMware Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.
VMware Inc. [VMW]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 VMW. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for VMware Inc. go to 8.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at VMware Inc. [VMW]
There are presently around $11,463 million, or 70.90% of VMW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VMW stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 8,142,682, which is approximately 9.198% of the company’s market cap and around 1.00% of the total institutional ownership; DODGE & COX, holding 6,835,555 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.03 billion in VMW stocks shares; and SWEDBANK, currently with $771.9 million in VMW stock with ownership of nearly 20.134% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in VMware Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 295 institutional holders increased their position in VMware Inc. [NYSE:VMW] by around 6,894,027 shares. Additionally, 288 investors decreased positions by around 7,043,653 shares, while 95 investors held positions by with 61,872,342 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 75,810,022 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VMW stock had 77 new institutional investments in for a total of 624,135 shares, while 94 institutional investors sold positions of 1,476,265 shares during the same period.