why Snowflake Inc. [SNOW] is a Good Choice for Investors After New Price Target of $196.40

Snowflake Inc. [NYSE: SNOW] jumped around 6.35 points on Monday, while shares priced at $150.88 at the close of the session, up 4.39%. The company report on November 30, 2022 that Snowflake Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2023.

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Product revenue of $522.8 million in the third quarter, representing 67% year-over-year growth.

Remaining performance obligations of $3.0 billion, representing 66% year-over-year growth.

Snowflake Inc. stock is now -55.46% down from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. SNOW Stock saw the intraday high of $151.40 and lowest of $144.17 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 377.26, which means current price is +36.83% above from all time high which was touched on 01/03/22.

Compared to the average trading volume of 6.29M shares, SNOW reached a trading volume of 5883947 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about Snowflake Inc. [SNOW]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for SNOW shares is $196.40 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on SNOW 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.

Macquarie have made an estimate for Snowflake Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on November 02, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Bernstein raised their target price to Mkt Perform. The new note on the price target was released on October 11, 2022, representing the official price target for Snowflake Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $242, while MoffettNathanson analysts kept a Buy rating on SNOW stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Snowflake Inc. is set at 9.15, with the Price to Sales ratio for SNOW stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 25.78. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 8.93, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 12.40. Price to Free Cash Flow for SNOW in the course of the last twelve months was 125.11 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 3.10.

How has SNOW stock performed recently?

Snowflake Inc. [SNOW] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 11.24. With this latest performance, SNOW shares gained by 3.78% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 33.17% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -59.36% 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 SNOW stock in for the last two-week period is set at 52.57, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 57.29, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 50.28 for Snowflake Inc. [SNOW]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 155.20, while it was recorded at 142.48 for the last single week of trading, and 166.93 for the last 200 days.

Snowflake Inc. [SNOW]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Snowflake Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 3.10 and a Current Ratio set at 3.10.

Insider trade positions for Snowflake Inc. [SNOW]

There are presently around $32,775 million, or 68.40% of SNOW stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of SNOW stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 17,293,889, which is approximately 8.314% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; ALTIMETER CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP, holding 17,001,796 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $2.57 billion in SNOW stocks shares; and MORGAN STANLEY, currently with $2.42 billion in SNOW stock with ownership of nearly -3.125% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Snowflake Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 487 institutional holders increased their position in Snowflake Inc. [NYSE:SNOW] by around 23,601,060 shares. Additionally, 362 investors decreased positions by around 20,075,756 shares, while 139 investors held positions by with 173,549,111 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 217,225,927 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. SNOW stock had 128 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,237,053 shares, while 94 institutional investors sold positions of 2,189,602 shares during the same period.


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