Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU) does about 4.94M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3881462 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 1.39B USD. Its current market price is $7.94, marking an increase of 2.06% compared to the previous close of $7.78. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $10.85 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $3.98. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $8.025 and a low of $7.81.
Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) has a 20-day trading average at $8.02 and the current price is -26.81% off the 52-week high compared with 99.50% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $8.93 and its 200-day simple moving average is $7.50. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 3.44%, which increases to 4.84% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 42.36 to suggest the stock is neutral.
11 analysts observing the Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $10.00 and $13.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $11.20, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 29.11% over the period. The median price target is 27.82% away from the current levels at $11.00.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 11 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 10 analysts have rated it as a buy and 1 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Buy and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Strong Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on June 10, 2020 when UBS initiated the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of $13. Morgan Stanley downgraded the stock to “Equal-Weight” from Overweight on May 11, 2020 at a price target of $10.50. The Benchmark Company reiterated its price target at $10-$11.
The current price level is -2.13%, -11.38%, and 6.02% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the GLUU price moving above the 50-day SMA on August 31. Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) stock is down -3.05% over the week and -15.89% over the past month. Its price is 31.24% year-to-date and 78.83% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2020, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of $0.2 above consensus estimates by $0.12. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 11/04/2020, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at $0.07 and $0.36 for whole year. GLUU’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 33.30% this year and 22.20% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $127.6 million, which analysts say will come at $544.86 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $586.05 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $133.52 million.
Its 12-month price target is $11.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 29.11 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $10.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $13.00.
Outstanding shares total 156.58M with insiders holding 15.53% of the shares and institutional holders owning 72.29% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 3.30% and return on equity of -4.60%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 18.13. The beta has a value of 0.59. Price to book ratio is 3.41 and price to sales ratio is 3.01.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF has added its position in Glu Mobile Inc. (GLUU) to 8,214,239 shares, mirroring a recent increase by 0.63%. iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF added 51636.0 shares of Glu Mobile Inc. common stock bringing its total worth to about $77.54 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. iShares Core S&P Small Cap ETF isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Vanguard Total Stock Market Index, which sold off 5590.0 shares to end up with 3,991,610 shares worth $37.68 million. iShares Russell 2000 ETF cut their holdings by -4.46% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 1.60% position in Glu Mobile Inc. thanks to 2.67 million shares amounting to $25.19 million.