Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) is one of the worst performers on the stock market today. At current price of $53.14, the shares have already lost -3.9 points (-6.84% lower) from its previous close of $57.04. Should you buy or avoid them? The stock sets an active trading volume day with a reported 613732 contracts so far this session. WK shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 391.22 thousand shares, but with a 32.73 million float and a 3.31% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for WK stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $61.2 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 15.17% from where the WK share price has been trading recently which is between $54.27 and $58.59. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $46.
The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Workiva Prices Secondary Offering by Selling Stockholders” and dated August 13, 2019.
During the recent trading session for Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-9.2 over a week and tumble down $-5.53 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $64.11, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 09/08/19. The recent low of $30.35 stood for a -17.12% since 08/20/18, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.92 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is less than one, it implies that the stock is more volatile than the market, a data that traders are keeping close attention to.
Looking at the current readings for Workiva Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 36.85. This figure suggests that WK stock, for now, is neutral, meaning that the shares are stable in terms of price movement. The stochastic readings, on the other hand, based on the current WK readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 35.23% at this stage. This figure means that WK share price today is being neutral.
Technical chart claims that Workiva Inc. (WK) would settle between $59/share to $60.95/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $54.68 mark, then the market for Workiva Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $52.31 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -1.47. Traders are always alerted for the move of a stock above or below the zero line due to the fact that the reading is an indicator of the position of the short-term average relative to the long-term average. If the MACD is above the zero line, then the short-term average relative is above that of the long-term average, thus implying an upward momentum. Vice versa is the case if the MACD is below the zero line.
Analysts at Robert W. Baird raised their recommendation on shares of WK from Neutral to Outperform in their opinion released on September 25. Morgan Stanley analysts have lowered their rating of Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) stock from Equal-Weight to Underweight in a separate flash note issued to investors on September 18. Analysts at Raymond James lowered the stock to a Mkt Perform call from its previous Outperform recommendation, in a research note that dated back to February 23.
WK equity has an average rating of 2, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 6 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 1 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 5 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while others rated it as a sell. 4 analysts rated Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK) as a buy or a strong buy while 1 advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.
Moving on, WK stock price is currently trading at 0X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/S ratio is 4.8 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 5.19.
Workiva Inc. (WK)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly 18.81% to hit $72.32 million, based on current Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over 19.01% from $244340 to a noteworthy $290790. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Workiva Inc. is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -77.78% to hit $-0.16 per share. For the fiscal year, WK’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly 12.9% to hit $-0.27 per share.