SunPower Corporation [SPWR] stock Initiated by Wells Fargo analyst, price target now $17


SunPower Corporation [NASDAQ: SPWR] gained 18.18% on the last trading session, reaching $19.83 price per share at the time. The company report on July 11, 2022 that SunPower to Announce Second Quarter 2022 Results on August 2, 2022.

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SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) will discuss its second quarter 2022 financial results on Tuesday, August 2 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The conference call can be accessed live by registering at

SunPower Corporation represents 173.38 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $3.57 billion with the latest information. SPWR stock price has been found in the range of $18.55 to $19.87.

If compared to the average trading volume of 2.78M shares, SPWR reached a trading volume of 8380617 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 SunPower Corporation [SPWR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SPWR shares is $19.03 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SPWR 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.

Wells Fargo have made an estimate for SunPower Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Underweight, with their previous recommendation back on June 29, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Goldman dropped their target price from $19 to $13. The new note on the price target was released on June 21, 2022, representing the official price target for SunPower Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $18, while Truist analysts kept a Hold rating on SPWR stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for SunPower Corporation is set at 1.24, with the Price to Sales ratio for SPWR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.49. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 9.58, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.51.

Trading performance analysis for SPWR stock

SunPower Corporation [SPWR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 16.58. With this latest performance, SPWR shares gained by 16.85% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 24.02% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -18.16% 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 SPWR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 64.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 70.97, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 59.89 for SunPower Corporation [SPWR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 17.03, while it was recorded at 17.11 for the last single week of trading, and 20.67 for the last 200 days.

SunPower Corporation [SPWR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and SunPower Corporation [SPWR] shares currently have an operating margin of -1.72 and a Gross Margin at +16.62. SunPower Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -2.82.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -9.43, with Return on Assets sitting at -2.33.

SunPower Corporation’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.10.

An analysis of insider ownership at SunPower Corporation [SPWR]

There are presently around $1,208 million, or 37.70% of SPWR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SPWR stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 12,794,091, which is approximately 4.189% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 8,051,959 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $159.67 million in SPWR stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $93.08 million in SPWR stock with ownership of nearly -4.337% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in SunPower Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 136 institutional holders increased their position in SunPower Corporation [NASDAQ:SPWR] by around 6,847,391 shares. Additionally, 106 investors decreased positions by around 9,244,158 shares, while 63 investors held positions by with 44,819,897 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 60,911,446 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SPWR stock had 43 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,257,333 shares, while 28 institutional investors sold positions of 981,133 shares during the same period.