Why Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) Stock went down -9.27% in Last Year?

BofA Securities lowered the price target for the Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) stock from “a Buy” to “an Underperform”. The rating was released on June 26, 2023, according to finviz. We previously noted in another research note published on December 14, 2022 by Citigroup that upgraded the stock from a Neutral to a Buy with a price target of $8 for PLYA stock. The research report from Truist has upgraded the stock from Hold to Buy, with a price target set at $11. The stock was initiated by Oppenheimer, who disclosed in a research note on April 22, 2022, to Outperform and set the price objective to $13. In their research brief published April 13, 2021, BofA Securities analysts initiated the Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. stock to Buy with a price target of $10.

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

The firm’s stock price fluctuated 1.07% within the last five trades and -8.34% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 9.51% in the last 6 months and -9.17% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. PLYA stock is trading at a margin of -0.84%, -5.66% and 3.66% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.


As of the close of trading, PLYA deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -13.50 percent below its 52-week high and 23.93 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 -3.27. 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 Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?

With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at 18.48 percent and the profit margin is 6.52 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 38.42 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 $1.13 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 Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) is 18.42. 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 14.12. 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 1.13 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.96, 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, 26.48 percent of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. shares are owned by insiders, and 74.63 percent are held by financial institutions. Peterson Karl Mr., the Director at Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (PLYA) has sold 5,000 shares of firm on Apr 09 ’24 at a price of $9.58 against the total amount of $47900.0. In another inside trade, Peterson Karl Mr., Director of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. (NASDAQ:PLYA) sold 5,000 shares of the firm on Mar 19 ’24 for a total worth of $47250.0 at a price of $9.45. An inside trade which took place on Feb 27 ’24, Chief Accounting Officer of Playa Hotels & Resorts N.V. Buhler Brandon B sold 35,915 shares of firm against total price of $0.32 million at the cost of $9.04 per share.

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