The Wayfair Inc. (W) shares are trading at higher $231.41 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $188.04.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $234.37 and the low is $21.70. Over the last 52 weeks, W is down -1.26% 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, W reported a profit of $579.12 million. Wayfair Inc. also saw revenues increase to $2.33 billion. In addition, W has free cash flow of -$316.25 million as of 03-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at -$175.7 million which compares well with its peers.
W booked profit margins of -11.20%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 125.80%, and its Return on Assets is -39.30%. All told, it is clear that, W 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. W has a short ratio of 5.71 and outstanding shares of 94.09M.
W has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.2 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -11.52. Wayfair Inc. W also noted assets of $2.75 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as W has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Wayfair Inc. W has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, W 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.
Wayfair Inc. W is now commanding a market cap of 21.43B and a float of 62.78M. W 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 W 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 W, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.