Chewy Inc. (NYSE:CHWY) does about 3.94M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 8418622 shares change hands in Tuesday trading. The company now has a market cap of 26.55B USD and an enterprise value of about $22.88B. Its current market price is $69.43, marking an increase of 13.69% compared to the previous close of $61.07. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $61.84 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $20.62. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $70.35 and a low of $61.87.
Chewy Inc. (CHWY) has a 20-day trading average at $56.92 and the current price is 12.27% off the 52-week high compared with 236.71% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $51.97 and its 200-day simple moving average is $38.42. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 6.91%, which decreases to 5.14% 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 76.90 to suggest the stock is overbought.
14 analysts observing the Chewy Inc. (CHWY) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $45.00 and $70.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $52.70, suggesting that the stock has a potential downside of -31.75% over the period. The median price target is -26.24% away from the current levels at $55.00.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 14 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 9 analysts have rated it as a buy and 5 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Overweight 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 28, 2020 when Wells Fargo reiterated the stock to “Overweight” and issued a price target of between $60 and $70. Morgan Stanley reiterated its price target at $41-$45.
The current price level is 23.21%, 34.55%, and 81.79% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the CHWY price moving above the 50-day SMA on September 01. Chewy Inc. (CHWY) stock is up 22.54% over the week and 22.15% over the past month. Its price is 139.41% year-to-date and 108.56% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 4/29/2020, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.12 above consensus estimates by $0.04. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 09/10/2020, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.16 and -$0.47 for whole year. CHWY’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 25.40% this year and 61.70% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $1.66 billion, which analysts say will come at $6.72 billion for the current fiscal year and next year at $8.17 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $1.65 billion.
Its 12-month price target is $55.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to shrink -31.75 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 $45.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $70.00.
Outstanding shares total 401.41M with insiders holding 12.35% of the shares and institutional holders owning 103.53% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of 62.60% and return on equity of 69.80%. Price to sales ratio is 4.95.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Morgan Stanley Instl Fund-Growth has added its position in Chewy Inc. (CHWY) to 3,742,947 shares, mirroring a recent increase by 0.23%. Morgan Stanley Instl Fund-Growth added 8519.0 shares of Chewy Inc. common stock bringing its total worth to about $196.47 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Morgan Stanley Instl Fund-Growth isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Robeco Capital Gr Fds – Global , which added 0.15 million shares to end up with 2,150,000 shares worth $112.85 million. Vanguard US Growth Fund cut their holdings by 0.00% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.29% position in Chewy Inc. thanks to 1.93 million shares amounting to $101.14 million.