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The Seagate Technology Holdings plc (STX) Stock expansion path ahead

Barclays raised the price target for the Seagate Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ:STX) stock from “an Equal weight” to “an Overweight”. The rating was released on January 23, 2023, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on January 18, 2023 by Morgan Stanley that upgraded the stock from an Equal-weight to an Overweight with a price target of $69 for STX stock. The research report from UBS has downgraded the stock from Buy to Neutral, with a price target set at $55. The stock was initiated by Exane BNP Paribas, who disclosed in a research note on September 13, 2022, to Neutral and set the price objective to $70.

The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture

The share price of Seagate Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ:STX) raised 6.56% to close Monday’s market session at $63.23, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $60.49 and $63.74 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 4092041 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 2.64 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 10.43% within the last five trades and 23.97% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -17.70% in the last 6 months and 19.23% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. STX stock is trading at a margin of 15.94%, 17.11% and -6.75% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.

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As of the close of trading, STX deals in the Technology domain. The stock is trading -45.97 percent below its 52-week high and 33.20 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 -34.3. 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 Seagate Technology Holdings plc’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?

With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 13.90 percent and the profit margin is 10.90 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 28.30 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 $12.80 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 Seagate Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ:STX) is 12.19. 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 12.86. 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 1.21 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, 0.40 percent of Seagate Technology Holdings plc shares are owned by insiders, and 87.80 percent are held by financial institutions. LUCZO STEPHEN J, the Director at Seagate Technology Holdings plc (STX) has sold 50,000 shares of firm on Mar 04 at a price of $103.26 against the total amount of $5.16 million. In another inside trade, Romano Gianluca, EVP & CFO of Seagate Technology Holdings plc (NASDAQ:STX) sold 20,495 shares of the firm on Feb 22 for a total worth of $2.2 million at a price of $107.36. An inside trade which took place on Feb 22, Director of Seagate Technology Holdings plc ValueAct Holdings, L.P. sold 272,297 shares of firm against total price of $29.41 million at the cost of $108.01 per share.



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