The Carlyle Group Inc. [NASDAQ: CG] traded at a high on 07/22/21, posting a 0.24 gain after which it closed the day’ session at $46.18. The company report on July 20, 2021 that Carlyle to acquire LiveU to further accelerate global growth.
LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, announced that global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) has acquired the Company from Francisco Partners, a global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses. Details of the transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, are not being disclosed.
Founded in 2006, LiveU is the pioneer of a bonded cellular technology-based live video transmission platform, offered to major live broadcast news networks and sports content owners globally. LiveU’s technology enables customers to apply innovation and automation to the entire production workflow. LiveU provides an end-to-end solution combining mission-critical acquisition, cloud production and IP distribution to broadcasters, sports organizations and production companies where reliability, quality, availability and low latency are key.
The results of the trading session contributed to over 2049770 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of The Carlyle Group Inc. stands at 2.29% while the volatility over the past one month is 2.13%.
The market cap for CG stock reached $16.59 billion, with 354.23 million shares outstanding and 201.36 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.55M shares, CG reached a trading volume of 2049770 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
What do top market gurus say about The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG]?
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CG shares is $48.42 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CG stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.
Credit Suisse have made an estimate for The Carlyle Group Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on February 19, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on January 19, 2021, representing the official price target for The Carlyle Group Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $30 to $35, while BofA Securities kept a Buy rating on CG stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Carlyle Group Inc. is set at 1.10, with the Price to Sales ratio for CG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.71. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.73, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.94.
How has CG stock performed recently?
The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.52. With this latest performance, CG shares gained by 1.43% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 35.43% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 57.07% 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 CG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 53.16, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.68, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 54.49 for The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 44.71, while it was recorded at 45.15 for the last single week of trading, and 36.20 for the last 200 days.
The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG] shares currently have an operating margin of +24.14 and a Gross Margin at +65.11. The Carlyle Group Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +12.21.
Return on Total Capital for CG is now 6.58, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 3.85. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 21.05, with Return on Assets sitting at 2.36. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 299.25. Additionally, CG Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 74.95, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 51.44. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 293.93, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 73.62.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG] managed to generate an average of $190,795 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 0.60 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.19.
Earnings analysis for The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG]
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 CG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Carlyle Group Inc. go to 17.89%.
Insider trade positions for The Carlyle Group Inc. [CG]
There are presently around $6,050 million, or 37.20% of CG stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CG stocks are: VULCAN VALUE PARTNERS, LLC with ownership of 19,666,965, which is approximately -22.63% of the company’s market cap and around 13.10% of the total institutional ownership; CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, holding 17,389,211 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $803.03 million in CG stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $745.28 million in CG stock with ownership of nearly 5.947% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Carlyle Group Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 150 institutional holders increased their position in The Carlyle Group Inc. [NASDAQ:CG] by around 21,352,063 shares. Additionally, 147 investors decreased positions by around 14,227,954 shares, while 55 investors held positions by with 95,436,210 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 131,016,227 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CG stock had 60 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,244,884 shares, while 35 institutional investors sold positions of 744,711 shares during the same period.