Jefferies raised the price target for the Option Care Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPCH) stock to “a Buy”. The rating was released on February 27, 2023, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on July 19, 2021 by Goldman that upgraded the stock from a Neutral to a Buy with a price target of $25 for OPCH stock. The research report from Deutsche Bank has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $22. The stock was initiated by JP Morgan, who disclosed in a research note on January 11, 2021, to Overweight and set the price objective to $21. In their research brief published December 15, 2020, Goldman analysts initiated the Option Care Health Inc. stock to Neutral with a price target of $18.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Option Care Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPCH) raised 1.48% to close Thursday’s market session at $31.55, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $30.51 and $31.85 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 815869 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.27 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -0.54% within the last five trades and 10.24% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -3.69% in the last 6 months and 3.27% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. OPCH stock is trading at a margin of 1.95%, 6.57% and 2.84% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
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As of the close of trading, OPCH deals in the Healthcare domain. The stock is trading -12.04 percent below its 52-week high and 23.56 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 15.9. 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 Option Care Health 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 6.10 percent and the profit margin is 3.80 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 22.00 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 $5.94 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 Option Care Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPCH) is 38.24. 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 27.85. 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 1.51 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 4.14, 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, 0.10 percent of Option Care Health Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 85.30 percent are held by financial institutions. Bavaro Michael, the Chief Human Resources Officer at Option Care Health Inc. (OPCH) has sold 6,148 shares of firm on Mar 10 at a price of $31.45 against the total amount of $0.19 million. In another inside trade, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., 10% Owner of Option Care Health Inc. (NASDAQ:OPCH) sold 15,475,166 shares of the firm on Mar 01 for a total worth of $468.9 million at a price of $30.30. An inside trade which took place on Oct 03, Director of Option Care Health Inc. Pate R Carter sold 1,928 shares of firm against total price of $61638.0 at the cost of $31.97 per share.