Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS) does about 3.76M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 2817817 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 329.19M USD. Its current market price is $2.17, marking an increase of 2.36% compared to the previous close of $2.12. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $5.39 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $1.40. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $2.20 and a low of $2.03.
Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) has a 20-day trading average at $1.78 and the current price is -59.74% off the 52-week high compared with 55.00% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $2.03 and its 200-day simple moving average is $2.79. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 8.78%, which decreases to 8.42% 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 61.99 to suggest the stock is neutral.
7 analysts observing the Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $2.00 and $8.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $4.50, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 51.78% over the period. The median price target is 51.78% away from the current levels at $4.50.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 7 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 0 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 0 advise that it is a overweight. 3 analysts have rated it as a buy and 4 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Overweight and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on August 09, 2022 when ROTH Capital downgraded the stock to “Neutral” and issued a price target of between $7 and $3.50. R. F. Lafferty upgraded the stock to “Buy” from Hold on March 03, 2022 at a price target of $4-$6. ROTH Capital upgraded its price target at $7.
The current price level is 23.75%, 6.14%, and -22.65% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the WKHS price moving below the 50-day SMA on January 23. Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) stock is up 6.90% over the week and 28.40% over the past month. Its price is 42.76% year-to-date and -35.03% 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 -$0.22 below consensus estimates by -$0.1. The company’s next earnings report is expected on 05/10/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at -$0.17 and -$0.67 for whole year. WKHS’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 78.50% this year and 26.90% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $20.5 million, which analysts say will come at $11.89 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $111.38 million. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $10.76 million.
Its 12-month price target is $4.50. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 51.78 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 $2.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $8.00.
Outstanding shares total 160.21M with insiders holding 3.86% of the shares and institutional holders owning 34.35% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on equity of -150.00%. The beta has a value of 2.77. Price to book ratio is 2.65.
SPDR S&P Kensho New Economies Com raise their holdings by 0.05% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.30% position in Workhorse Group Inc. thanks to 3.78 million shares amounting to $5.74 million.