The Macerich Company [NYSE: MAC] stock went on an upward path that rose over 8.69% on Wednesday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 9.20%. The company report on April 7, 2022 that MACERICH SCHEDULES FIRST QUARTER 2022 EARNINGS RELEASE AND CONFERENCE CALL.
WHAT: Macerich (NYSE: MAC) Schedules First Quarter 2022 Earnings Release.
Over the last 12 months, MAC stock rose by 3.78%. The one-year The Macerich Company stock forecast points to a potential upside of 17.0. The average equity rating for MAC stock is currently 3.20, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for the stock reached $3.15 billion, with 214.13 million shares outstanding and 206.25 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 2.94M shares, MAC stock reached a trading volume of 6091156 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Guru’s Opinion on The Macerich Company [MAC]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MAC shares is $16.88 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MAC stock is a recommendation set at 3.20. 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.
Piper Sandler have made an estimate for The Macerich Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on April 18, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler raised their target price from $13 to $23. The new note on the price target was released on November 04, 2021, representing the official price target for The Macerich Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $16 to $18, while Evercore ISI kept a In-line rating on MAC stock. On July 15, 2021, analysts increased their price target for MAC shares from 10 to 19.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Macerich Company is set at 0.67, with the Price to Sales ratio for MAC stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.72. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.98, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.50. Price to Free Cash Flow for MAC in the course of the last twelve months was 22.88.
MAC Stock Performance Analysis:
The Macerich Company [MAC] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 9.20. With this latest performance, MAC shares dropped by -9.26% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -34.53% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 3.78% 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 MAC stock in for the last two-week period is set at 50.97, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 56.19, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 48.37 for The Macerich Company [MAC]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 14.50, while it was recorded at 13.01 for the last single week of trading, and 16.86 for the last 200 days.
MAC Stock EPS
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 MAC. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Macerich Company go to 0.21%.
The Macerich Company [MAC] Insider Position Details
There are presently around $2,334 million, or 89.40% of MAC stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MAC stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 30,839,933, which is approximately 0.739% of the company’s market cap and around 0.30% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 30,642,473 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $394.98 million in MAC stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $147.22 million in MAC stock with ownership of nearly 7.973% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Macerich Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 167 institutional holders increased their position in The Macerich Company [NYSE:MAC] by around 19,929,231 shares. Additionally, 123 investors decreased positions by around 11,394,880 shares, while 49 investors held positions by with 149,743,689 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 181,067,800 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MAC stock had 45 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,337,761 shares, while 27 institutional investors sold positions of 1,866,120 shares during the same period.