Gordon Haskett slashes price target on Lyft Inc. [LYFT] – find out why.

Lyft Inc. [NASDAQ: LYFT] stock went on an upward path that rose over 1.23% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 2.96%. The company report on July 21, 2021 that ADDING and REPLACING Argo AI and Ford to Launch Self-Driving Vehicles on Lyft Network by End of 2021.

Initial Deployments in Miami followed by Austin, Texas, to Lay Groundwork for Future Scale.

Add after second paragraph in About Lyft section: This announcement contains forward-looking statements about Lyft, including statements about its autonomous vehicle strategy. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those addressed in the forward-looking statements are detailed in Lyft’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lyft does not undertake an obligation to update our forward-looking statements to reflect future events, except as required by applicable law.

Over the last 12 months, LYFT stock rose by 91.58%. The one-year Lyft Inc. stock forecast points to a potential upside of 18.93. The average equity rating for LYFT stock is currently 2.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $18.92 billion, with 326.17 million shares outstanding and 277.75 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 6.15M shares, LYFT stock reached a trading volume of 4774872 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Guru’s Opinion on Lyft Inc. [LYFT]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for LYFT shares is $69.08 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on LYFT 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.

Gordon Haskett have made an estimate for Lyft Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on August 02, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, RBC Capital Mkts raised their target price to Outperform. The new note on the price target was released on May 27, 2021, representing the official price target for Lyft Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $59 to $56, while Daiwa Securities kept a Outperform rating on LYFT stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Lyft Inc. is set at 2.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for LYFT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 9.38. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 12.96, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.62.

LYFT Stock Performance Analysis:

Lyft Inc. [LYFT] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 2.96. With this latest performance, LYFT shares dropped by -9.49% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 23.05% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 91.58% 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 LYFT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 49.14, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.93, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.80 for Lyft Inc. [LYFT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 57.14, while it was recorded at 55.43 for the last single week of trading, and 51.66 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Lyft Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Lyft Inc. [LYFT] shares currently have an operating margin of -77.03 and a Gross Margin at +19.83. Lyft Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -74.13.

Return on Total Capital for LYFT is now -60.43, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -60.14. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -77.38, with Return on Assets sitting at -33.81. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Lyft Inc. [LYFT] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 61.00. Additionally, LYFT Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 37.89, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 21.85. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 54.69, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 33.97.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Lyft Inc. [LYFT] managed to generate an average of -$374,943 per employee.Lyft Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.

Lyft Inc. [LYFT] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $15,152 million, or 85.50% of LYFT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LYFT stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 47,541,578, which is approximately 2.965% of the company’s market cap and around 1.10% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 21,982,940 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.23 billion in LYFT stocks shares; and JPMORGAN CHASE & CO, currently with $1.15 billion in LYFT stock with ownership of nearly 11.609% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in Lyft Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 297 institutional holders increased their position in Lyft Inc. [NASDAQ:LYFT] by around 45,600,432 shares. Additionally, 200 investors decreased positions by around 38,943,173 shares, while 75 investors held positions by with 186,021,793 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 270,565,398 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LYFT stock had 112 new institutional investments in for a total of 21,389,094 shares, while 49 institutional investors sold positions of 11,137,021 shares during the same period.

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