Things For Investors To Watch In Toast Inc (NYSE: TOST)

Toast Inc (NYSE:TOST) does about 7.36M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3933625 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 14.11B USD. Its current market price is $25.41, marking a decrease of -0.97% compared to the previous close of $25.66. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $27.90 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $13.77.

Toast Inc (TOST) has a 20-day trading average at $24.45 and the current price is -8.92% off the 52-week high compared with 84.60% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $24.71 and its 200-day simple moving average is $20.48. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 3.22%, which increases to 3.70% 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 55.81 to suggest the stock is neutral.

The consensus objective for the share price is $27.72, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 8.33% over the period.

The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on May 24, 2024 when Wedbush initiated the stock to “Outperform” and issued a price target of $30. Robert W. Baird downgraded the stock to “Neutral” from Outperform on May 21, 2024 at a price target of $28. Keefe Bruyette initiated its price target at $25.

Toast Inc (TOST) stock is down -1.40% over the week and 12.93% over the past month. Its price is 39.16% year-to-date and 13.34% 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 -0.19 below consensus estimates by -0.05. The company’s next earnings report forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -0.02 and -0.15 for whole year. Expected sales for next quarter are $1.29B, which analysts say will come at $4.89B for the current fiscal year and next year at $6.03B. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $1.22B.

To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 8.33 percent from here.

Outstanding shares total 429.00M with insiders holding 11.27% of the shares and institutional holders owning 79.95% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -20.11% and return on equity of -21.56%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 38.15. The beta has a value of 1.76. Price to book ratio is 11.66 and price to sales ratio is 3.42.