UBS lifts Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

Victoria’s Secret & Co. [NYSE: VSCO] loss -6.66% or -2.28 points to close at $31.93 with a heavy trading volume of 4392436 shares. The company report on January 3, 2023 that Victoria’s Secret & Co. Completes Acquisition of Adore Me, Inc.

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It opened the trading session at $32.015, the shares rose to $32.4098 and dropped to $30.40, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for VSCO points out that the company has recorded 12.67% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -22.15% lower than its most recent low trading price.

If we look at the average trading volume of 1.23M shares, VSCO reached to a volume of 4392436 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 Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for VSCO shares is $49.55 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on VSCO 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.

UBS have made an estimate for Victoria’s Secret & Co. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Sell, with their previous recommendation back on January 05, 2023. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, JP Morgan dropped their target price from $51 to $43. The new note on the price target was released on December 01, 2022, representing the official price target for Victoria’s Secret & Co. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $40, while Cowen analysts kept a Market Perform rating on VSCO stock. On July 13, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for VSCO shares from 55 to 35.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Victoria’s Secret & Co. is set at 2.11, with the Price to Sales ratio for VSCO stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.41. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 11.01, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.53. Price to Free Cash Flow for VSCO in the course of the last twelve months was 154.86 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.40.

Trading performance analysis for VSCO stock

Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -10.43. With this latest performance, VSCO shares dropped by -26.41% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 12.67% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -44.16% 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 VSCO stock in for the last two-week period is set at 30.94, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 26.51, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 35.32 for Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 40.98, while it was recorded at 34.28 for the last single week of trading, and 39.32 for the last 200 days.

Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.82 and a Gross Margin at +40.68. Victoria’s Secret & Co.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.52.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 112.54, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.07.

Victoria’s Secret & Co.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.40 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.

Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis

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 VSCO. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Victoria’s Secret & Co. go to -7.40%.

An analysis of insider ownership at Victoria’s Secret & Co. [VSCO]

There are presently around $2,338 million, or 93.40% of VSCO stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of VSCO stocks are: FMR LLC with ownership of 10,580,918, which is approximately 7.74% of the company’s market cap and around 10.50% of the total institutional ownership; WINDACRE PARTNERSHIP LLC, holding 7,549,300 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $241.05 million in VSCO stocks shares; and VANGUARD GROUP INC, currently with $228.69 million in VSCO stock with ownership of nearly -4.428% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Victoria’s Secret & Co. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of November and at the time of the November reporting period, where 119 institutional holders increased their position in Victoria’s Secret & Co. [NYSE:VSCO] by around 7,949,485 shares. Additionally, 137 investors decreased positions by around 8,274,087 shares, while 58 investors held positions by with 56,998,164 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 73,221,736 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. VSCO stock had 30 new institutional investments in for a total of 1,732,774 shares, while 60 institutional investors sold positions of 2,743,114 shares during the same period.


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