Avid Technology Inc. (AVID) shares are trading at higher $9.44 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $12.75.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $9.66 and the low is $4.67. Over the last 52 weeks, AVID is up 41.32% while the S&P 500 is up 8.50%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, AVID reported a profit of $51.56 million. Avid Technology Inc. also saw revenues increase to $79.28 million. In addition, AVID has free cash flow of -$12.32 million as of 06-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $10.25 million which compares well with its peers.
AVID booked profit margins of 3.90%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -9.00%, and its Return on Assets is 5.10%. All told, it is clear that, AVID 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. AVID has a short ratio of 6.90 and outstanding shares of 43.72M.
AVID has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.46 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 0.31. Avid Technology Inc. AVID also noted assets of $265.37 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as AVID has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Avid Technology Inc. AVID has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, AVID 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.
Avid Technology Inc. AVID is now commanding a market cap of 394.97M and a float of 41.15M. AVID 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 AVID stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
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