B. Riley Securities lowered the price target for the Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) stock from “a Buy” to “a Neutral”. The rating was released on June 17, 2022, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on May 27, 2022 by Morgan Stanley that downgraded the stock from an Overweight to an Equal-weight with a price target of $25 for URBN stock. The research report from Barclays has downgraded the stock from Overweight to Equal Weight, with a price target set at $29. The stock was resumed by Jefferies, who disclosed in a research note on November 30, 2021, to Buy and set the price objective to $46. In their research brief published November 16, 2021, B. Riley Securities analysts upgraded the Urban Outfitters Inc. stock from Neutral to Buy with a price target of $45.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) raised 0.15% to close Tuesday’s market session at $26.99, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $26.53 and $27.15 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 1057687 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.94 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -2.28% within the last five trades and 6.98% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 33.55% in the last 6 months and 16.14% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. URBN stock is trading at a margin of 4.35%, 1.81% and 16.97% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, URBN deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -11.57 percent below its 52-week high and 51.54 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 6.06. 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 Urban Outfitters 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 5.10 percent and the profit margin is 3.60 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 30.00 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 $2.45 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 Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) is 15.19. 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 11.88. 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 0.52 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.43, 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, 34.45 percent of Urban Outfitters Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 81.90 percent are held by financial institutions. Hayne Azeez, the Chief Administrative Officer at Urban Outfitters Inc. (URBN) has sold 4,095 shares of firm on Nov 14 at a price of $25.02 against the total amount of $0.1 million. In another inside trade, Conforti Frank, Co-President & COO of Urban Outfitters Inc. (NASDAQ:URBN) sold 10,000 shares of the firm on Nov 11 for a total worth of $0.25 million at a price of $25.00. An inside trade which took place on Mar 21, CAO & General Counsel of Urban Outfitters Inc. Hayne Azeez sold 5,000 shares of firm against total price of $0.13 million at the cost of $26.61 per share.