Natura &Co Holding S.A. (NYSE:NTCO) currently has a daily average trading volume of 652.13K but it saw 2567016 shares traded on Wednesday. With a market cap of 3.05B USD, stock’s current market price of $4.40 came falling about -4.97 while comparing to the previous closing price of $4.63. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $12.34 and as low as $4.51. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $4.61 while lowest mark touched by it was $4.37.
Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Natura &Co Holding S.A. (NTCO) gives us an average price of $5.10, while its current price level is -64.34% below from 52-week high level whereas it is -2.44% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $5.32 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $6.91. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 5.49% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 5.57%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 36.69 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
The average price target assigned by the average number of analysts to a stock is a way to gauge worth of any stock in next 52 weeks. And in assigning price target to a stock, some analysts adopt a bearish approach by advocating lower-than-average price target which in this case is $4.50 while some adopt bullish approach by assigning higher-than-average price target which reads the price to top $12.18. Average price target assigned by them is $7.93 which highlights an upside potential of 44.51% for the stock over that period. And to attain the median price target of $7.38 assigned by those analysts, stock has to add about 40.38% of value to its current levels.
The company’s shares got several price updates from the analyst firms in past one month and most recent of them is from the JP Morgan which upgraded the stock as “Overweight” in its note to investors issued on October 19, 2022, recommending a price target of between $7 and $8 for it. JP Morgan upgraded its recommendation for the stock as a “Neutral” from “Underweight” on March 09, 2022 while assigning a price target of $10. Jefferies issued its recommendations for the stock as it initiated the price target for the stock is $28.
Over the week, NTCO’s stock price is moving -6.18% down while it is -17.91% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -52.54% down and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -57.65%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 6/29/2022, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.23 beaten by the consensus estimate of -$0.04 for the same. For NTCO, analysts are forecasting an EPS-growth rate of -221.40% for current year and estimate for EPS growth in next year is 164.70%. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $2.49 billion as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $7.27 billion and seeing the company making $7.29 billion in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $2.01 billion for current-quarter revenue.
Currently, Natura &Co Holding S.A.’s total number of outstanding shares is 689.79M with 0.00% of that held by the insiders while 7.41% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 24.44 while having a 40.00 of forward P/E ratio. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 0.13 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 0.08.
As per SEC documents, Ascese Fundo de Investimentos em sought 375,131 of company’s common stock of worth $2.15 million as per recent closing price of the stock. Ascese Fundo de Investimentos em is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in Natura &Co Holding S.A., as Aviva Invs – Global Emerging Mar picked 250,977 shares of worth $1.44 million to bring its holdings to a total of 58604.0 shares.