Qurate Retail Inc. [NASDAQ: QRTEA] closed the trading session at $11.00 on 08/09/21. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $10.83, while the highest price level was $11.27. The company report on August 9, 2021 that Zulily Helps Teachers Save Even More with Beta Test Launch of Zulily Teacher Program.
Ahead of the back-to-school season, the online retailer launches new subscription business model feature, which aims to support and delight teachers by offering a 10% discount on thousands of products for 90 days.
Teachers play a critical role in educating and inspiring children and communities – and many pay out-of-pocket to do so. In fact, teachers spent an average of $750 of their own money during the 2020-2021 school year – the highest amount ever.1 To support the everyday heroes that work tirelessly to prepare the next generation, online retailer Zulily is beta testing its first teacher appreciation subscription program that enables teachers to save 10% on whatever they are purchasing – whether for the classroom or for themselves.
The stocks have a year to date performance of 0.27 percent and weekly performance of -8.18 percent. The stock has been moved at -17.42 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -13.18 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -21.60 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 3.16M shares, QRTEA reached to a volume of 5751819 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 Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for QRTEA shares is $17.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on QRTEA stock is a recommendation set at 2.40. 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 Qurate Retail Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on April 09, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Citigroup raised their target price from $10 to $11. The new note on the price target was released on December 15, 2020, representing the official price target for Qurate Retail Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $7 to $9, while BofA Securities kept a Neutral rating on QRTEA stock. On April 21, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for QRTEA shares from 10 to 9.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Qurate Retail Inc. is set at 0.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for QRTEA stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.32. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.25, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.23. Price to Free Cash Flow for QRTEA in the course of the last twelve months was 4.41 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.70.
QRTEA stock trade performance evaluation
Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -8.18. With this latest performance, QRTEA shares dropped by -13.18% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -17.42% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 47.01% 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 QRTEA stock in for the last two-week period is set at 29.64, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 24.31, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 34.02 for Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 12.66, while it was recorded at 11.56 for the last single week of trading, and 11.75 for the last 200 days.
Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA] shares currently have an operating margin of +11.09 and a Gross Margin at +24.38. Qurate Retail Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.49.
Return on Total Capital for QRTEA is now 12.36, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 11.09. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 24.86, with Return on Assets sitting at 7.02. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 154.47. Additionally, QRTEA Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 60.70, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 44.04. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 157.20, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 45.86.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA] managed to generate an average of $54,234 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 7.39 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.83.Qurate Retail Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.70 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA] 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 QRTEA. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Qurate Retail Inc. go to -8.00%.
Qurate Retail Inc. [QRTEA]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $3,966 million, or 96.00% of QRTEA stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of QRTEA stocks are: DODGE & COX with ownership of 53,169,984, which is approximately -10.402% of the company’s market cap and around 8.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 35,651,153 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $392.16 million in QRTEA stocks shares; and AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL INC, currently with $217.7 million in QRTEA stock with ownership of nearly -12.468% of the company’s market capitalization.
176 institutional holders increased their position in Qurate Retail Inc. [NASDAQ:QRTEA] by around 27,897,070 shares. Additionally, 167 investors decreased positions by around 34,934,505 shares, while 87 investors held positions by with 297,743,537 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 360,575,112 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. QRTEA stock had 64 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,261,417 shares, while 44 institutional investors sold positions of 4,575,254 shares during the same period.