Wall Street Analyst Downgrade PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS]. What else is Wall St. saying

PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [NYSE: PAGS] traded at a low on 03/02/23, posting a -1.17 loss after which it closed the day’ session at $8.46.

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The results of the trading session contributed to over 5109781 shares changing hands. Over the past one week, the price volatility of PagSeguro Digital Ltd. stands at 3.22% while the volatility over the past one month is 3.62%.

The market cap for PAGS stock reached $2.84 billion, with 326.72 million shares outstanding and 200.03 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 3.54M shares, PAGS reached a trading volume of 5109781 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for PAGS shares is $14.68 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on PAGS stock is a recommendation set at 2.60. 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.

Citigroup have made an estimate for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on February 06, 2023. The new note on the price target was released on January 17, 2023, representing the official price target for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $22 to $17, while New Street kept a Buy rating on PAGS stock. On December 07, 2022, analysts decreased their price target for PAGS shares from 30 to 15.

The Average True Range (ATR) for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. is set at 0.36, with the Price to Sales ratio for PAGS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.00. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.23, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.44. Price to Free Cash Flow for PAGS in the course of the last twelve months was 34.29 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.30.

How has PAGS stock performed recently?

PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -6.21. With this latest performance, PAGS shares dropped by -16.15% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -44.12% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -45.49% 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 PAGS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 35.44, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 28.07, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.34 for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 9.09, while it was recorded at 8.64 for the last single week of trading, and 11.96 for the last 200 days.

PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS] shares currently have an operating margin of +20.60 and a Gross Margin at +43.48. PagSeguro Digital Ltd.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +11.32.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 11.75, with Return on Assets sitting at 4.38.

PagSeguro Digital Ltd.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.30 and a Current Ratio set at 1.30.

Earnings analysis for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS]

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 PAGS. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. go to 10.24%.

Insider trade positions for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [PAGS]

There are presently around $1,465 million, or 52.40% of PAGS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of PAGS stocks are: CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS with ownership of 24,528,462, which is approximately 0.205% of the company’s market cap and around 0.24% of the total institutional ownership; FMR LLC, holding 20,205,336 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $170.94 million in PAGS stocks shares; and SYLEBRA CAPITAL LTD, currently with $108.73 million in PAGS stock with ownership of nearly 21.168% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in PagSeguro Digital Ltd. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Thursday and at the time of the Thursday reporting period, where 112 institutional holders increased their position in PagSeguro Digital Ltd. [NYSE:PAGS] by around 32,083,878 shares. Additionally, 97 investors decreased positions by around 34,922,029 shares, while 18 investors held positions by with 106,104,256 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 173,110,163 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. PAGS stock had 41 new institutional investments in for a total of 8,914,886 shares, while 31 institutional investors sold positions of 6,537,655 shares during the same period.


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