Piper Sandler lowered the price target for the Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) stock to “an Underweight”. The rating was released on August 24, 2022, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on May 12, 2022 by Barclays that downgraded the stock from an Overweight to an Equal weight with a price target of $25 for BYND stock. The research report from UBS has initiated the stock to Neutral, with a price target set at $48. The stock was downgraded by Piper Sandler, who disclosed in a research note on March 28, 2022, from Neutral to Underweight and set the price objective to $29. In their research brief published February 25, 2022, Piper Sandler analysts reiterated the Beyond Meat Inc. stock to Neutral with a price target of $50.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) dipped -4.22% to close Tuesday’s market session at $12.72, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $12.09 and $13.2499 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 3455988 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 3.27 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -19.39% within the last five trades and 2.09% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -44.55% in the last 6 months and -51.49% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. BYND stock is trading at a margin of -11.39%, -14.54% and -58.59% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, BYND deals in the Consumer Defensive domain. The stock is trading -83.78 percent below its 52-week high and 10.03 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 -85.9. 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 Beyond Meat Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at -80.70 percent and the profit margin is -86.30 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of -1.50 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 $840.41 million 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. 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 1.91 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market.
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, 2.50 percent of Beyond Meat Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 43.20 percent are held by financial institutions. Moskowitz Beth, the Chief Brand Officer at Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) has sold 5,000 shares of firm on Aug 10 at a price of $37.51 against the total amount of $0.19 million. In another inside trade, Moskowitz Beth, Chief Brand Officer of Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) sold 2,000 shares of the firm on Aug 10 for a total worth of $75020.0 at a price of $37.51. An inside trade which took place on Aug 09, Chief Brand Officer of Beyond Meat Inc. Moskowitz Beth sold 2,500 shares of firm against total price of $90275.0 at the cost of $36.11 per share.