Infosys Limited (NYSE:INFY) saw a downside of -3.69% to close Friday at $21.93 after subtracting -$0.84 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 10,123,460 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $23.00 in the past week. An average of 7,470,695 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 6,027,520.
INFY’s 1-month performance is -4.36% or -$1.26 on its low of $21.73 reached on 10/08/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $14.05 and high of $24.14, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/23/21. YTD, INFY has achieved 29.38% or $4.98. However, the current price is down -9.15%% from the 52-week high price.
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The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 37.08 and a low of 12.85. INFY stock has a beta of 0.89. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 6.80 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 9.70, with the price to cash flow ratio at 96.57.
Infosys Limited pays an annual dividend of $0.34 per share. Its dividend yield is 1.55%. INFY’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Oct. 23, when it paid $0.1359 a share compared with prior rate of $0.1028, up 24.36% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 2 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.0332 reported on Monday October 19 2020. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 34.01% yearly.
It is projected that Infosys Limited’s next ex-dividend date will be on 25-Oct. INFY is expected to distribute $0.1 as its next dividend.
Infosys Limited’s quick ratio for the period ended June 29 was 2.10, with the current ratio over the same period at 2.10 meaning that INFY stock is able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.06, while the total debt to equity was 0.07. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 34.80%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is 28.19% while for the period ending June 29; Infosys Limited’s operating margin was 24.70%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $4.73 billion against revenue of $13.56 billion.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected INFY to announce $0.17 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.17, representing a 0.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $1.01 billion. INFY stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that total liabilities totaled 5.0 billion, with total debt at $691.0 million
Let’s look briefly at Infosys Limited (INFY) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 08 October was 37.77% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 33.58%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $22.41, reflecting a -1.79% or -$0.40 change from its current price. INFY is currently trading -4.61% above its 20-day SMA, +20.10% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +0.05% and +32.27% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 25.07% and 28.07% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.54. The RSI (14) points at 40.22%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 9.66% with the period’s ATR at 0.49. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.03 and -0.32 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Infosys Limited (NYSE: INFY), Bernstein upgraded it to an Outperform rating. They previously had a Mkt perform rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for INFY stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate INFY as a “sell,”, while 9 advise that investors “Hold.” 2 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 6 rates the stock as overweight while 30 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is INFY’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $20.00 and a high of $29.34, with their median price target at $25.01. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Infosys Limited (INFY) stock is $24.98.