Corteva Inc. [NYSE: CTVA] surged by $0.29 during the normal trading session on Wednesday and reaching a high of $43.15 during the day while it closed the day at $42.82. The company report on July 21, 2021 that Corteva Announces Increase to Common Stock Dividend.
Action Underscores Commitment to Shareholder Value.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Announces Quarterly Dividend on Preferred Stock.
Corteva Inc. stock has also gained 1.45% of its value over the past 7 days. However, CTVA stock has declined by -12.95% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has gained 10.67% and gained 10.59% year-on date.
The market cap for CTVA stock reached $31.67 billion, with 743.40 million shares outstanding and 736.19 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.27M shares, CTVA reached a trading volume of 2804063 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 Corteva Inc. [CTVA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CTVA shares is $49.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CTVA stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. 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 Corteva Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underperform, with their previous recommendation back on May 10, 2021. The new note on the price target was released on April 19, 2021, representing the official price target for Corteva Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $51, while JP Morgan analysts kept a Overweight rating on CTVA stock. On February 05, 2021, analysts increased their price target for CTVA shares from 24 to 32.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Corteva Inc. is set at 0.89, with the Price to Sales ratio for CTVA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.19. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.30, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 3.40. Price to Free Cash Flow for CTVA in the course of the last twelve months was 27.02 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.
CTVA stock trade performance evaluation
Corteva Inc. [CTVA] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.45. With this latest performance, CTVA shares dropped by -3.43% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 10.67% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 51.90% 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 CTVA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 47.22, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 52.15, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.27 for Corteva Inc. [CTVA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 43.97, while it was recorded at 42.42 for the last single week of trading, and 42.48 for the last 200 days.
Corteva Inc. [CTVA]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Corteva Inc. [CTVA] shares currently have an operating margin of +6.33 and a Gross Margin at +35.77. Corteva Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +5.18.
Return on Total Capital for CTVA is now 3.47, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 2.88. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 3.00, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.73. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Corteva Inc. [CTVA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 6.58. Additionally, CTVA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 6.18, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 3.83. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 6.01, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 5.64.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Corteva Inc. [CTVA] managed to generate an average of $35,048 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 2.71 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.33.Corteva Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.70.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Corteva Inc. [CTVA] 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 CTVA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Corteva Inc. go to 19.55%.
Corteva Inc. [CTVA]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $25,330 million, or 82.10% of CTVA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CTVA stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 79,593,391, which is approximately -6.416% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 63,254,984 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.71 billion in CTVA stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $1.82 billion in CTVA stock with ownership of nearly 0.315% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Corteva Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 414 institutional holders increased their position in Corteva Inc. [NYSE:CTVA] by around 38,403,104 shares. Additionally, 503 investors decreased positions by around 39,105,390 shares, while 225 investors held positions by with 514,038,887 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 591,547,381 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CTVA stock had 94 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,258,939 shares, while 82 institutional investors sold positions of 3,324,517 shares during the same period.