Cowen raised the price target for the Victoria’s Secret & Co. (NYSE:VSCO) stock to “a Market perform”. The rating was released on August 01, 2022, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on July 13, 2022 by Telsey Advisory Group that reiterated the stock to a Market perform with a price target of $35 for VSCO stock. The research report from UBS has initiated the stock to Neutral, with a price target set at $59. The stock was resumed by Jefferies, who disclosed in a research note on November 30, 2021, to Buy and set the price objective to $75. In their research brief published November 18, 2021, Wells Fargo analysts reiterated the Victoria’s Secret & Co. stock to Overweight with a price target of $85.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Victoria’s Secret & Co. (NYSE:VSCO) dipped -1.56% to close Friday’s market session at $37.20, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $36.88 and $37.86 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 937532 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.83 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 0.65% within the last five trades and 31.26% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -33.58% in the last 6 months and -24.89% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. VSCO stock is trading at a margin of 15.75%, 8.70% and -21.90% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, VSCO deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -51.05 percent below its 52-week high and 42.31 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is -42. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does Victoria’s Secret & Co.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 11.00 percent and the profit margin is 8.20 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 38.90 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $2.76 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The price-to-earnings ratio for Victoria’s Secret & Co. (NYSE:VSCO) is 6.04. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 5.45. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 0.41 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 13.83, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 0.90 percent of Victoria’s Secret & Co. shares are owned by insiders, and 97.00 percent are held by financial institutions. HAUK AMY, the CEO – Pink at Victoria’s Secret & Co. (VSCO) has sold 8,666 shares of firm on Jun 09 at a price of $39.00 against the total amount of $0.34 million. In another inside trade, HAUK AMY, CEO – Pink of Victoria’s Secret & Co. (NYSE:VSCO) sold 2,657 shares of the firm on Mar 23 for a total worth of $0.13 million at a price of $50.64. An inside trade which took place on Mar 17, Director of Victoria’s Secret & Co. Sheehan Anne sold 5,060 shares of firm against total price of $0.26 million at the cost of $51.61 per share.