The 8×8 Inc. (EGHT) shares are trading at higher $16.42 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $20.20.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $26.67 and the low is $10.70. Over the last 52 weeks, EGHT is down -38.43% while the S&P 500 is up 0.73%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, EGHT reported a profit of $63.86 million. 8×8 Inc. also saw revenues increase to $121.48 million. In addition, EGHT has free cash flow of -$161.31 million as of 03-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$25.35 million which compares well with its peers.
EGHT booked profit margins of -38.60%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -78.40%, and its Return on Assets is -25.90%. All told, it is clear that, EGHT needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. EGHT has a short ratio of 9.57 and outstanding shares of 102.75M.
EGHT has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.44 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -1.73. 8×8 Inc. EGHT also noted assets of $700.64 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as EGHT has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, 8×8 Inc. EGHT has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, EGHT represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
8×8 Inc. EGHT is now commanding a market cap of 1.76B and a float of 100.36M. EGHT is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of EGHT stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in EGHT, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.