Blend Labs Inc (NYSE: BLND) 52-Week High Located At $3.40, Forget The Dips, Just Ride The Rips

Blend Labs Inc (NYSE:BLND) does about 1.91M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 1858358 shares change hands in Friday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 726.71M USD. Its current market price is $2.88, marking an increase of 3.60% compared to the previous close of $2.78. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $3.40 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $0.80.

Blend Labs Inc (BLND) has a 20-day trading average at $2.43 and the current price is -15.42% off the 52-week high compared with 259.55% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $2.74 and its 200-day simple moving average is $1.97. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 8.88%, which decreases to 8.42% 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 60.43 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $3.03, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 4.95% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on December 20, 2023 when Wells Fargo upgraded the stock to “Overweight” and issued a price target of between $1.50 and $3.50. Keefe Bruyette also upgraded the stock to “Mkt Perform” from Underperform on November 14, 2022 at a price target of $2.25. Keefe Bruyette downgraded its price target at $4-$2.75.

Blend Labs Inc (BLND) stock is up 24.14% over the week and 8.27% over the past month. Its price is 12.94% year-to-date and 191.94% over the past year.

The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 3/31/2024, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -0.09 above consensus estimates by 0.04. The company’s next earnings report forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -0.04 and -0.16 for whole year. Expected sales for next quarter are $43.23M, which analysts say will come at $160.53M for the current fiscal year and next year at $207.26M. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $38.84M.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 4.95 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of -127.84% and return on equity of -786.76%. The beta has a value of 1.15. Price to sales ratio is 4.70.