The Benchmark Company raised the price target for the Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) stock to “a Buy”. The rating was released on March 01, 2022, according to finviz. The research report from Stifel has upgraded the stock from Hold to Buy, with a price target set at $47. The stock was upgraded by JMP Securities, who disclosed in a research note on March 26, 2021, from Mkt Perform to Mkt Outperform and set the price objective to $45. In their research brief published February 11, 2021, Macquarie analysts upgraded the Criteo S.A. stock from Neutral to Outperform with a price target of $40.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) raised 1.77% to close Wednesday’s market session at $26.42, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $25.78 and $26.825 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 455983 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 252.74K shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 1.19% within the last five trades and 0.92% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 4.63% in the last 6 months and -5.47% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. CRTO stock is trading at a margin of 4.69%, 0.80% and -0.34% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, CRTO deals in the Communication Services domain. The stock is trading -39.25 percent below its 52-week high and 28.50 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 -26.2. 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 Criteo S.A.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 2.00 percent and the profit margin is 3.20 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 37.70 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 $1.61 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 Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) is 25.83. 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 10.26. 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 0.76 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.52, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Damon Ryan, the Chief Legal Officer at Criteo S.A. (CRTO) has sold 4,500 shares of firm on Nov 22 at a price of $26.01 against the total amount of $0.12 million. In another inside trade, Damon Ryan, Chief Legal Officer of Criteo S.A. (NASDAQ:CRTO) sold 3,100 shares of the firm on Nov 18 for a total worth of $82181.0 at a price of $26.51. An inside trade which took place on Nov 07, Director of Criteo S.A. Mesrobian Edmond bought 495 shares of firm against total price of $11810.0 at the cost of $23.86 per share.