Coursera Inc. (NYSE:COUR) does about 756.91K shares in volume on a normal day but saw 653925 shares change hands in Tuesday trading. The company now has a market cap of 1.92B USD. Its current market price is $13.24, marking a decrease of -3.99% compared to the previous close of $13.79. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $33.01 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $9.81. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $13.66 and a low of $13.065.
Coursera Inc. (COUR) has a 20-day trading average at $13.21 and the current price is -59.89% off the 52-week high compared with 34.96% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $12.12 and its 200-day simple moving average is $15.77. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 4.00%, which increases to 4.74% 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 52.75 to suggest the stock is neutral.
14 analysts observing the Coursera Inc. (COUR) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $14.00 and $40.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $18.77, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 29.46% over the period. The median price target is 22.12% away from the current levels at $17.00.
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. 11 analysts have rated it as a buy and 3 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Buy and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
Stifel also downgraded the stock to “Hold” from Buy on July 28, 2022 at a price target of $26-$14.
The current price level is 0.60%, 9.51%, and -16.25% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the COUR price moving above the 50-day SMA on November 22. Coursera Inc. (COUR) stock is down -5.50% over the week and 13.84% over the past month. Its price is -45.83% year-to-date and -57.05% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 9/29/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.06 above consensus estimates by $0.05. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 02/09/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.12 and -$0.44 for whole year. COUR’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 4.30% this year and 22.70% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $143.61 million, which analysts say will come at $520.05 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $623.99 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $138.11 million.
Its 12-month price target is $17.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 29.46 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 $14.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $40.00.
Outstanding shares total 146.02M with insiders holding 11.96% of the shares and institutional holders owning 78.59% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -19.60% and return on equity of -23.70%. Price to book ratio is 2.72 and price to sales ratio is 3.86.
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index raise their holdings by 0.69% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.13% position in Coursera Inc. thanks to 3.1 million shares amounting to $40.01 million.