Goldman slashes price target on CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] – find out why.

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CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ: CRWD] loss -0.21% on the last trading session, reaching $261.75 price per share at the time. The company report on September 16, 2021 that CrowdStrike Speeds Response Time and Remediation of Critical Security Incidents for Government Agencies.

Company announces Falcon Forensics on GovCloud; delivers enhanced visibility and automated analysis of attacker activity to dramatically reduce incident response time.

CrowdStrike Inc., a leader in cloud-delivered endpoint and workload protection, announced the availability and FedRAMP authorization of CrowdStrike Falcon Forensics. Hosted within GovCloud, Falcon Forensics speeds the response time and remediation of critical security incidents for agencies by providing increased visibility and automated analysis of attacker activity.

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. represents 226.36 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $59.85 billion with the latest information. CRWD stock price has been found in the range of $254.17 to $262.05.

If compared to the average trading volume of 3.49M shares, CRWD reached a trading volume of 2021416 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 CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for CRWD shares is $310.62 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on CRWD stock is a recommendation set at 1.70. 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.

Goldman have made an estimate for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on September 13, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Stifel raised their target price from $300 to $315. The new note on the price target was released on September 01, 2021, representing the official price target for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $300 to $315, while RBC Capital Mkts kept a Outperform rating on CRWD stock. On September 01, 2021, analysts increased their price target for CRWD shares from 335 to 340.

The Average True Range (ATR) for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. is set at 8.58, with the Price to Sales ratio for CRWD stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 52.60. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 65.60. Price to Free Cash Flow for CRWD in the course of the last twelve months was 157.22 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 2.00.

Trading performance analysis for CRWD stock

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.51. With this latest performance, CRWD shares dropped by -3.06% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 47.31% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 95.48% 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 CRWD stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.63, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 50.29, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.39 for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 258.88, while it was recorded at 259.11 for the last single week of trading, and 225.79 for the last 200 days.

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] shares currently have an operating margin of -10.15 and a Gross Margin at +73.70. CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -10.59.

Return on Total Capital for CRWD is now -7.42, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -7.78. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -11.49, with Return on Assets sitting at -4.48. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 89.48. Additionally, CRWD Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 47.22, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 28.51. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 88.45, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 46.68.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD] managed to generate an average of -$27,292 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 4.33 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.42.CrowdStrike Holdings Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 2.00 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.

CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]: 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 CRWD. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. go to 73.57%.

An analysis of insider ownership at CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [CRWD]

There are presently around $37,759 million, or 71.60% of CRWD stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of CRWD stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 12,627,761, which is approximately 2.221% of the company’s market cap and around 1.00% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 12,198,433 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $3.19 billion in CRWD stocks shares; and JENNISON ASSOCIATES LLC, currently with $2.33 billion in CRWD stock with ownership of nearly 48.108% of the company’s market capitalization.

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Positions in CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 560 institutional holders increased their position in CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. [NASDAQ:CRWD] by around 21,162,534 shares. Additionally, 357 investors decreased positions by around 15,332,503 shares, while 123 investors held positions by with 107,762,752 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 144,257,789 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. CRWD stock had 168 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,133,830 shares, while 91 institutional investors sold positions of 1,630,803 shares during the same period.

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