Snap Inc. [SNAP] stock Reiterated by Credit Suisse analyst, price target now $22

Snap Inc. [NYSE: SNAP] closed the trading session at $9.99 on 10/14/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $9.97, while the highest price level was $11.02. The company report on October 11, 2022 that CORRECTING and REPLACING Snap Inc. Announces Date of Third Quarter 2022 Results Conference Call.

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First paragraph of release dated Oct. 4, 2022, should read: Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. Pacific Time (5:30 p.m. Eastern Time) (Instead of Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) will hold its quarterly conference call to discuss third quarter 2022 financial results on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time (5:00 p.m. Eastern Time)).

The stocks have a year to date performance of -78.76 percent and weekly performance of -6.29 percent. The stock has been moved at -69.90 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -16.05 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -28.23 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 54.09M shares, SNAP reached to a volume of 27422147 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 Snap Inc. [SNAP]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SNAP shares is $15.39 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SNAP stock is a recommendation set at 2.70. 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.

Credit Suisse have made an estimate for Snap Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on October 11, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Piper Sandler raised their target price from $11 to $12. The new note on the price target was released on September 27, 2022, representing the official price target for Snap Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $16 to $10, while Citigroup kept a Neutral rating on SNAP stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Snap Inc. is set at 0.70, with the Price to Sales ratio for SNAP stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.84. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 4.73, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.79. Price to Free Cash Flow for SNAP in the course of the last twelve months was 101.67 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 5.70.

SNAP stock trade performance evaluation

Snap Inc. [SNAP] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.29. With this latest performance, SNAP shares dropped by -16.05% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -69.90% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -86.97% 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 SNAP stock in for the last two-week period is set at 41.80, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 38.69, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 43.15 for Snap Inc. [SNAP]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 11.03, while it was recorded at 10.36 for the last single week of trading, and 23.01 for the last 200 days.

Snap Inc. [SNAP]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Snap Inc. [SNAP] shares currently have an operating margin of -17.05 and a Gross Margin at +55.07. Snap Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -11.85.

Return on Equity for this stock declined to -15.95, with Return on Assets sitting at -7.77.

Snap Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 5.70 and a Current Ratio set at 5.70.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Snap Inc. [SNAP] 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 SNAP. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Snap Inc. go to -2.59%.

Snap Inc. [SNAP]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $8,441 million, or 62.10% of SNAP stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SNAP stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 119,322,182, which is approximately -1.135% of the company’s market cap and around 8.30% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 74,429,862 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $743.55 million in SNAP stocks shares; and EDGEWOOD MANAGEMENT LLC, currently with $741.91 million in SNAP stock with ownership of nearly -6.996% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Snap Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 322 institutional holders increased their position in Snap Inc. [NYSE:SNAP] by around 117,309,810 shares. Additionally, 347 investors decreased positions by around 173,543,948 shares, while 116 investors held positions by with 554,072,775 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 844,926,533 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SNAP stock had 77 new institutional investments in for a total of 35,331,978 shares, while 162 institutional investors sold positions of 42,921,945 shares during the same period.


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