Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W) does about 2.35M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 4235729 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 30.14B USD. Its current market price is $296.56, marking a decrease of -4.62% compared to the previous close of $310.94. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $349.08 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $21.70. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $311.46 and a low of $287.31.
Wayfair Inc. (W) has a 20-day trading average at $317.39 and the current price is -15.05% off the 52-week high compared with 1266.64% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $260.80 and its 200-day simple moving average is $142.70. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 5.37%, which increases to 6.03% 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 48.60 to suggest the stock is neutral.
34 analysts observing the Wayfair Inc. (W) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $160.00 and $395.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $307.64, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 3.6% over the period. The median price target is 7.61% away from the current levels at $321.00.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 34 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 6 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 14 analysts have rated it as a buy and 14 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Hold and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on August 19, 2020 when Guggenheim initiated the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of $360. DA Davidson upgraded its price target at $100-$260.
The current price level is -6.43%, 14.47%, and 109.38% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the W price moving above the 50-day SMA on August 31. Wayfair Inc. (W) stock is down -12.26% over the week and 11.45% over the past month. Its price is 228.16% year-to-date and 163.05% 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 $3.13 above consensus estimates by $2.09. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 10/29/2020, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at $0.81 and $2.47 for whole year. W’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 130.80% this year and -70.40% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $3.6 billion, which analysts say will come at $13.87 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $15.7 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $3.65 billion.
Its 12-month price target is $321.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 3.6 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 $160.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $395.00.
Outstanding shares total 94.83M with insiders holding 6.06% of the shares and institutional holders owning 122.28% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -182.70% and return on equity of 68.50%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 408.48. The beta has a value of 3.55. Price to sales ratio is 2.63.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Fidelity Growth Company Fund has reduced its position in Wayfair Inc. (W) to 4,030,758 shares, mirroring a recent drop by -0.26%. Fidelity Growth Company Fund dumped 10666.0 shares of Wayfair Inc. common stock bringing its total worth to about $1.07 billion at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Fidelity Growth Company Fund isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Vanguard Total Stock Market Index, which sold off 6581.0 shares to end up with 1,731,125 shares worth $460.64 million. Vanguard US Growth Fund cut their holdings by -1.40% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.33% position in Wayfair Inc. thanks to 1.57 million shares amounting to $418.71 million.