Market Analysts see Intel Corporation [INTC] falling to $47. Time to buy?


Intel Corporation [NASDAQ: INTC] plunged by -$0.96 during the normal trading session on Friday and reaching a high of $47.65 during the day while it closed the day at $46.54. The company report on April 14, 2022 that Intel Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend.

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Intel’s board of directors declares a quarterly dividend on company common stock for stockholders of record on May 7, 2022.

Intel Corporation today announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.365 per share ($1.46 per share on an annual basis) on the company’s common stock. The dividend will be payable on June 1, 2022, to stockholders of record on May 7, 2022.

Intel Corporation stock has also gained 1.90% of its value over the past 7 days. However, INTC stock has declined by -10.57% in the 3 months of the year. Over the past six months meanwhile, it has lost -16.89% and lost -9.63% year-on date.

The market cap for INTC stock reached $196.71 billion, with 4.07 billion shares outstanding and 4.07 billion shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 38.27M shares, INTC reached a trading volume of 28194161 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 Intel Corporation [INTC]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for INTC shares is $53.69 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on INTC stock is a recommendation set at 2.90. 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.

Morgan Stanley have made an estimate for Intel Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on March 03, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on February 24, 2022, representing the official price target for Intel Corporation stock. On January 27, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for INTC shares from 58 to 53.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Intel Corporation is set at 1.32, with the Price to Sales ratio for INTC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.49. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.99, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 6.72. Price to Free Cash Flow for INTC in the course of the last twelve months was 8.65 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.70.

INTC stock trade performance evaluation

Intel Corporation [INTC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.90. With this latest performance, INTC shares dropped by -3.58% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -16.89% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -21.44% 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 INTC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 43.94, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.77, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.14 for Intel Corporation [INTC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 47.69, while it was recorded at 47.34 for the last single week of trading, and 51.22 for the last 200 days.

Intel Corporation [INTC]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Intel Corporation [INTC] shares currently have an operating margin of +27.68 and a Gross Margin at +55.18. Intel Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +25.14.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 22.52, with Return on Assets sitting at 12.36.

Intel Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.70 and a Current Ratio set at 2.10.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Intel Corporation [INTC] 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 INTC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Intel Corporation go to 3.38%.

Intel Corporation [INTC]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $120,007 million, or 64.70% of INTC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of INTC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 344,558,754, which is approximately 1.285% of the company’s market cap and around 0.07% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 331,347,190 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $15.42 billion in INTC stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $8.24 billion in INTC stock with ownership of nearly 3.676% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Intel Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 1,491 institutional holders increased their position in Intel Corporation [NASDAQ:INTC] by around 152,151,067 shares. Additionally, 1,214 investors decreased positions by around 149,135,496 shares, while 242 investors held positions by with 2,277,285,696 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 2,578,572,259 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. INTC stock had 283 new institutional investments in for a total of 33,692,200 shares, while 123 institutional investors sold positions of 18,814,832 shares during the same period.