Porch Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PRCH) does about 2.12M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 3412710 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 241.55M USD. Its current market price is $2.73, marking an increase of 9.20% compared to the previous close of $2.50. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $11.00 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $0.94. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $2.76 and a low of $2.40.
Porch Group Inc. (PRCH) has a 20-day trading average at $2.06 and the current price is -75.18% off the 52-week high compared with 190.43% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $1.90 and its 200-day simple moving average is $2.66. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 15.77%, which decreases to 11.49% 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 64.88 to suggest the stock is neutral.
11 analysts observing the Porch Group Inc. (PRCH) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $1.40 and $14.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $6.05, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 54.88% over the period. The median price target is 42.53% away from the current levels at $4.75.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 11 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 9 analysts have rated it as a buy and 2 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Buy and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Strong Buy the stock.
Keefe Bruyette downgraded its price target at $5.25-$3.25.
The current price level is 35.58%, 45.32%, and 1.74% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the PRCH price moving below the 50-day SMA on January 23. Porch Group Inc. (PRCH) stock is up 13.75% over the week and 45.21% over the past month. Its price is 45.21% year-to-date and -74.63% over the past year.
The stock last released its quarterly earnings report for quarter ended 6/29/2022, with the company’s earnings per share (EPS) of -$0.27 below consensus estimates by -$0.03. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 05/15/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.2 and -$0.74 for whole year. PRCH’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 36.20% this year and 8.10% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $74.81 million, which analysts say will come at $289.84 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $362.65 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $81.74 million.
Its 12-month price target is $4.75. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 54.88 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 $1.40, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $14.00.
Outstanding shares total 100.55M with insiders holding 18.06% of the shares and institutional holders owning 90.76% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -10.80% and return on equity of -74.40%. Price to book ratio is 2.31 and price to sales ratio is 0.93.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Fidelity Small Cap Growth Fund has reduced its position in Porch Group Inc. (PRCH) to 3,157,693 shares, mirroring a recent drop by -0.03%. Fidelity Small Cap Growth Fund dumped 837.0 shares of Porch Group Inc. common stock bringing its total worth to about $5.94 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. Fidelity Small Cap Growth Fund isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by JNL Multi-Manager Small Cap Growt, which added 0.81 million shares to end up with 2,941,826 shares worth $5.53 million.