Argus slashes price target on Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT] – find out why.


Rocket Companies Inc. [NYSE: RKT] slipped around -0.02 points on Wednesday, while shares priced at $6.98 at the close of the session, down -0.29%. The company report on May 10, 2022 that Rocket Companies Announces First Quarter Results.

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Generated Q1 net revenue of $2.7 billion and Adjusted Revenue of $1.9 billion1.

Delivered Q1 net income of $1.0 billion and Adjusted Net Income of $293 million1.

Rocket Companies Inc. stock is now -46.33% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. RKT Stock saw the intraday high of $7.35 and lowest of $6.655 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 19.37, which means current price is +4.88% above from all time high which was touched on 01/04/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 4.68M shares, RKT reached a trading volume of 4810711 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for RKT shares is $8.54 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on RKT stock is a recommendation set at 3.00. 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.

Argus have made an estimate for Rocket Companies Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Hold, with their previous recommendation back on May 31, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Keefe Bruyette raised their target price from $10 to $7. The new note on the price target was released on May 16, 2022, representing the official price target for Rocket Companies Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $14 to $8, while Citigroup kept a Neutral rating on RKT stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Rocket Companies Inc. is set at 0.51, with the Price to Sales ratio for RKT stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.29. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.57, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.11.

How has RKT stock performed recently?

Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -18.84. With this latest performance, RKT shares dropped by -15.70% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -52.80% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -61.84% 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 RKT stock in for the last two-week period is set at 29.99, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 22.80, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 33.88 for Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 8.83, while it was recorded at 7.48 for the last single week of trading, and 13.10 for the last 200 days.

Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT] shares currently have an operating margin of +66.76 and a Gross Margin at +99.25. Rocket Companies Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +3.08.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 53.34, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.88.

Insider trade positions for Rocket Companies Inc. [RKT]

There are presently around $563 million, or 68.40% of RKT stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of RKT stocks are: INVESCO LTD. with ownership of 10,789,221, which is approximately 4.762% of the company’s market cap and around 3.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 10,028,437 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $70.2 million in RKT stocks shares; and CALEDONIA (PRIVATE) INVESTMENTS PTY LTD, currently with $65.19 million in RKT stock with ownership of nearly 0% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Rocket Companies Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 128 institutional holders increased their position in Rocket Companies Inc. [NYSE:RKT] by around 15,013,245 shares. Additionally, 126 investors decreased positions by around 8,254,708 shares, while 44 investors held positions by with 57,106,027 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 80,373,980 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. RKT stock had 45 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,322,296 shares, while 60 institutional investors sold positions of 3,678,116 shares during the same period.