Uniti Group Inc. (UNIT) shares are trading at higher $9.66 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy, while the current analyst price target stands at $10.75.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $11.08 and the low is $4.86. Over the last 52 weeks, UNIT is up 34.26% while the S&P 500 is up 16.29%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, UNIT reported a profit of $113.39 million. Uniti Group Inc. also saw revenues increase to $258.76 million. In addition, UNIT has free cash flow of -$101.33 million as of 09-2020. The company’s EBITDA came in at $202.31 million which compares well with its peers.
UNIT booked profit margins of -63.30%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is 35.40%, and its Return on Assets is -13.60%. All told, it is clear that, UNIT 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. UNIT has a short ratio of 8.13 and outstanding shares of 232.75M.
UNIT has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 1.73 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -3.49. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as UNIT has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Uniti Group Inc. UNIT has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, UNIT 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.
Uniti Group Inc. UNIT is now commanding a market cap of 2.20B and a float of 229.44M. UNIT 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 UNIT 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 UNIT, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.