Do Investors Have Much Faith In Parsons Corp (NYSE: PSN)

Parsons Corp (NYSE:PSN) does about 1.04M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 707341 shares change hands in Tuesday’s trading. The company now has a market cap of 8.13B USD. Its current market price is $76.83, marking an increase of 0.09% compared to the previous close of $76.76. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $85.44 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $42.79.

Parsons Corp (PSN) has a 20-day trading average at $78.24 and the current price is -10.08% off the 52-week high compared with 79.55% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $80.40 and its 200-day simple moving average is $66.14. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 1.96%, which increases to 2.18% 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 41.49 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $91.44, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 15.98% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on May 03, 2024 when TD Cowen upgraded the stock to “Buy” and issued a price target of between $77 and $90. Raymond James also upgraded the stock to “Strong Buy” from Outperform on May 01, 2024 at a price target of $82-$95. Robert W. Baird upgraded its price target at $68-$75.

Parsons Corp (PSN) stock is down -1.81% over the week and -2.64% over the past month. Its price is 22.52% year-to-date and 73.27% over the past year.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 15.98 percent from here.

The company has a return on investment of 0.80% and return on equity of 1.34%. The price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 437.28 while the forward price to earnings ratio is 22.42. The beta has a value of 0.85. Price to book ratio is 3.80 and price to sales ratio is 1.40.