Open Text Corporation (OTEX) shares are trading at lower $39.62 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $52.05.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $47.85 and the low is $29.11. Over the last 52 weeks, OTEX is down -1.76% while the S&P 500 is up 11.51%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, OTEX reported a profit of $565.92 million. Open Text Corporation also saw revenues increase to $826.61 million. In addition, OTEX has free cash flow of $881.83 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $271.56 million which compares well with its peers.
OTEX booked profit margins of 7.50%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 5.90%, and its Return on Assets is 2.50%. All told, it is clear that, OTEX 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. OTEX has a short ratio of 11.34 and outstanding shares of 271.71M.
OTEX has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.86. Open Text Corporation OTEX also noted assets of $10.23 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as OTEX has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Open Text Corporation OTEX has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, OTEX 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.
Open Text Corporation OTEX is now commanding a market cap of 10.78B and a float of 267.93M. OTEX 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 OTEX 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 OTEX, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.