Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OLLI) is -2.76 points lower today and the only thing that matters is where they go from here. You simply have to look deeper than the share price and explore the fundamentals and future growth potential. The stock value has plummeted by nearly -4.69% to $56.23 from its previous close of $58.99. Does this decline mean it the best stock to buy right now? The shares seem to have an active trading volume day with a reported 1245649 contracts so far this session. OLLI shares had a relatively better volume day versus average trading capacity of 1.1 million shares, but with a 54.97 million float and a -5.32% run over a week, it’s definitely worth keeping an eye on. The one year price forecast for OLLI stock indicates that the average analyst price target is $72.8 per share. This means the stock has a potential increase of 29.47% from where the OLLI share price has been trading recently which is between $58.835 and $62.37. There are some brokerage firms that offer lower targets than the average, with one of them, even setting their price target at $52. Flipping the other side of the coin, an analyst who is fully bullish set a price target as high as $94.
During the recent trading session for Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OLLI), the company witnessed their stock drop by $-8.83 over a week and tumble down $-9.45 from the price 20 days ago. When compared to their established 52-week high of $103.03, the high they recorded in their recent session happens to be lower. Their established 52-week high was attained by the company on 05/28/19. The recent low of $53.6 stood for a -45.43% since 08/10/19, a data which is good for most investors who are looking to take advantage of the stock’s recent rise. A beta of 0.87 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. At the moment, the median target price for OLLI is set at $70, a figure which is below the recent 1-year high the stock witnessed.
Looking at the current readings for Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc., the two-week RSI stands at 33.82. This figure suggests that OLLI 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 OLLI readings is similarly very revealing as it has a stochastic reading of 24.58% at this stage. This figure means that OLLI share price today is being overbought.
Technical chart claims that Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (OLLI) would settle between $61.3/share to $63.6/share level. However, if the stock price goes below the $57.76 mark, then the market for Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. becomes much weaker. If that happens, the stock price might even plunge as low as $56.53 for its downside target. The stock is currently in the red zone of MACD, with the indicator reading -2.63. 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 RBC Capital Mkts raised their recommendation on shares of OLLI from Sector Perform to Outperform in their opinion released on October 15. Craig Hallum, analysts launched coverage of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OLLI) stock with a Buy recommendation, according to their flash note issued to investors on September 11. Analysts at BofA/Merrill are sticking to their Buy stance. However, on August 29, they lifted price target for these shares to $75 from $110.
OLLI equity has an average rating of 2.13, with the figure leaning towards a bullish end. 13 analysts who tracked the company were contacted by Reuters. Amongst them, 3 rated the stock as a hold while the remaining 10 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. 10 analysts rated Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OLLI) 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, OLLI stock price is currently trading at 25.8X forward 12-month Consensus EPS estimates, and its P/E ratio is 28.2 while for the average stock in the same group, the multiple is 29.7. Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings, Inc. current P/B ratio of 3.7 means it is trading at a discount against its industry’s 5.4.