Infosys Limited [INFY] is -26.67% lower this YTD. Is it still time to buy?

Infosys Limited [NYSE: INFY] closed the trading session at $18.56 on 09/13/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $18.49, while the highest price level was $18.895. The company report on September 13, 2022 that Infosys collaborates with Bpost (Belgium Post) to Improve Security for Postal Services Experiences.


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Infosys Cyber Next platform and Palo Alto Networks strengthen Bpost’s security posture as part of the cloud transformation journey.

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting, today announced that it has collaborated with Bpost (Belgium Post), a leading postal operator and growing parcel and omni-commerce logistics partner in Europe, to secure the cloud environment and build robust cyber resilience for Bpost’s mail delivery and logistics services. Even as the postal services industry is challenged by sophisticated cyber threats, Infosys, along with Palo Alto Networks – a global cybersecurity leader, has equipped Bpost with solutions to identify and rapidly respond to suspicious security events.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -26.67 percent and weekly performance of 3.23 percent. The stock has been moved at -24.83 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -7.71 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 3.98 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 8.19M shares, INFY reached to a volume of 15122484 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 Infosys Limited [INFY]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for INFY shares is $21.57 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on INFY stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. 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.

Goldman have made an estimate for Infosys Limited shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on September 13, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on August 23, 2022, representing the official price target for Infosys Limited stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Infosys Limited is set at 0.35, with the Price to Sales ratio for INFY stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.77. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.40, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 0.66. Price to Free Cash Flow for INFY in the course of the last twelve months was 71.47 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.90.

INFY stock trade performance evaluation

Infosys Limited [INFY] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 3.23. With this latest performance, INFY shares dropped by -7.71% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -24.83% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -19.16% 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 INFY stock in for the last two-week period is set at 44.08, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 43.94, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 45.02 for Infosys Limited [INFY]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 19.09, while it was recorded at 18.76 for the last single week of trading, and 21.34 for the last 200 days.

Infosys Limited [INFY]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Infosys Limited [INFY] shares currently have an operating margin of +23.38 and a Gross Margin at +28.35. Infosys Limited’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.18.

Return on Total Capital for INFY is now 34.83, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 27.48. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 29.15, with Return on Assets sitting at 19.54. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Infosys Limited [INFY] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 7.26. Additionally, INFY Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 6.77, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 4.64. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 6.11, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 5.69.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Infosys Limited [INFY] managed to generate an average of $651,281 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 3.75 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 1.08.Infosys Limited’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.90 and a Current Ratio set at 1.90.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Infosys Limited [INFY] 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 INFY. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Infosys Limited go to 14.80%.

Infosys Limited [INFY]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $10,205 million, or 15.30% of INFY stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of INFY stocks are: JPMORGAN CHASE & CO with ownership of 76,676,808, which is approximately 2.864% of the company’s market cap and around 18.20% of the total institutional ownership; FMR LLC, holding 29,344,087 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $544.63 million in INFY stocks shares; and FIL LTD, currently with $474.58 million in INFY stock with ownership of nearly -3.955% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Infosys Limited stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 176 institutional holders increased their position in Infosys Limited [NYSE:INFY] by around 43,297,512 shares. Additionally, 265 investors decreased positions by around 105,216,039 shares, while 86 investors held positions by with 401,301,855 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 549,815,406 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. INFY stock had 45 new institutional investments in for a total of 7,172,382 shares, while 67 institutional investors sold positions of 19,231,775 shares during the same period.

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