Stock Movers: Why Turtle Beach Corporation (HEAR) Stock Is Jumping About 4.9 Percent Today

Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ:HEAR) is one of the stocks that are grabbing investor focus today: skyrocketing 4.9% or (0.48 points) to $10.18 from its previous close of $9.7. Does this growth mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 411126 contracts so far this session. HEAR shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 565.56 thousand shares, but with a 12.48 million float and a 7.78% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for HEAR stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $21.8 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 114.15% from where the HEAR share price has been trading recently which is between $9.42 and $9.95. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $20.

The most recent news story about the stock that appeared in Yahoo Finance‘s news section was titled “Edited Transcript of HEAR earnings conference call or presentation 8-Aug-19 9:00pm GMT” and dated September 12, 2019.

During the recent trading session for Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ:HEAR), the company witnessed their stock rise $1.32 over a week and surge $0.96 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $22.7, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 10/18/18. The recent low of $8.25 stood for a -55.55% since 03/06/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 1.44 is also allocated to the stock. Since the beta is greater 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 Turtle Beach Corporation, the two-week RSI stands at 59.47. This figure suggests that HEAR 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 HEAR readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 83.46% at this stage. This figure means that HEAR share price today is being oversold.

Technical chart claims that Turtle Beach Corporation (HEAR) would settle between $9.96/share to $10.22/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $9.43 mark, then the market for Turtle Beach Corporation becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $9.16 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the green zone of MACD, with the indicator reading 0.53. 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 Maxim Group lifted target price for shares of HEAR but were stick to Buy recommendation for the stock in their opinion released on August 09. The price target has been raised from $26 to $22. Maxim Group analysts again handed out a Buy recommendation to Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ:HEAR) stock but they lifted target price for the shares in a flash note issued to investors on March 15. The target price has been raised from $28 to $26. Analysts at Maxim Group, made their first call for the equity with a Buy recommendation, according to a research note that dated back to November 05.

HEAR equity has an average rating of 1, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 4 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 0 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 4 were split even though not equally. Some analysts rate the stock as a buy or a strong buy while no rated it as a sell. 4 analysts rated Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ:HEAR) as a buy or a strong buy while not a single analyst advised that investors should desist from purchasing the stock or sell them if they already own the company’s stock.

Moving on, HEAR stock price is currently trading at 8.16X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 4.2 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 97.13. Turtle Beach Corporation current P/B ratio of 3.2 means it is trading at a premium against its industry’s 2.1.

Turtle Beach Corporation (HEAR)’s current-quarter revenues are projected to climb by nearly -32.61% to hit $50.16 million, based on current Zacks Consensus Estimate. The firm’s full-year revenues are expected to expand by over -14.47% from $287440 to a noteworthy $245850. At the other end of the current quarter income statement, Turtle Beach Corporation is expected to see its adjusted earnings surge by roughly -125.27% to hit $-0.23 per share. For the fiscal year, HEAR’s earnings are projected to climb by roughly -63.77% to hit $1.11 per share.