SAP SE (SAP) shares are trading at lower $115.02 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $166.16.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $169.30 and the low is $90.89. Over the last 52 weeks, SAP is down -12.78% while the S&P 500 is up 12.53%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, SAP reported a profit of $5.19 billion. SAP SE also saw revenues increase to $7.42 billion. In addition, SAP has free cash flow of $4.15 billion as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $1.92 billion which compares well with its peers.
SAP booked profit margins of 16.20%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 15.10%, and its Return on Assets is 7.50%. All told, it is clear that, SAP 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. SAP has a short ratio of 4.98 and outstanding shares of 1.18B.
SAP has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.75 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 4.51. SAP SE SAP also noted assets of $66.85 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as SAP has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, SAP SE SAP has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, SAP 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.
SAP SE SAP is now commanding a market cap of 139.40B and a float of 1.09B. SAP 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 SAP stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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