MoffettNathanson raised the price target for the Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NYSE:CDAY) stock to “a Market perform”. The rating was released on January 09, 2023, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on October 31, 2022 by Barclays that upgraded the stock from an Underweight to an Equal weight with a price target of $64 for CDAY stock. The research report from Citigroup has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $73. The stock was initiated by Credit Suisse, who disclosed in a research note on March 23, 2022, to Outperform and set the price objective to $85.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NYSE:CDAY) raised 1.12% to close Thursday’s market session at $69.44, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $67.54 and $70.17 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 1289159 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.17 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -1.75% within the last five trades and -10.46% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 13.24% in the last 6 months and 0.23% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. CDAY stock is trading at a margin of -4.50%, -2.62% and 11.73% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
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As of the close of trading, CDAY deals in the Technology domain. The stock is trading -12.83 percent below its 52-week high and 60.63 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 7. 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 Ceridian HCM Holding 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 -5.00 percent and the profit margin is -5.90 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 38.00 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 $11.21 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 is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 42.92. 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 9.00 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 5.06, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Korngiebel Joseph B, the EVP, CPTO at Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (CDAY) has sold 6,188 shares of firm on Mar 09 at a price of $71.69 against the total amount of $0.44 million. In another inside trade, Armstrong Christopher R, EVP, Chief Operating Officer of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. (NYSE:CDAY) sold 5,690 shares of the firm on Mar 09 for a total worth of $0.41 million at a price of $71.69. An inside trade which took place on Mar 09, President Customer&Revenue Ops of Ceridian HCM Holding Inc. Holdridge Stephen H. sold 2,814 shares of firm against total price of $0.2 million at the cost of $71.69 per share.