Chewy Inc. (NYSE:CHWY) saw a downside of -1.37% to $60.62 after subtracting -$0.84 on Tuesday. The 5-day average trading volume is 2,772,606 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $66.51 in the past week. An average of 2,770,221 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,891,745.
CHWY’s 1-month performance is -18.04% or -$14.22 on its low of $60.72 reached on 10/12/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $55.81 and high of $120.00, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 02/16/21. YTD, CHWY has lost -31.63% or -$29.12. However, the current price is down -49.48%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Aug 12, 61 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for Chewy Inc. (CHWY). Marte Mario Jesus (Chief Financial Officer) most recently sold 20,927 shares at $95.00 per share on Aug 12. This transaction cost the insider $1,988,065. General Counsel, Helfrick Susan, sold 10,000 shares at a price of $93.50 on Aug 11. Then, on Aug 04, General Counsel Helfrick Susan sold 10,463 shares at a price of $90.00 per share. This transaction amounted to $941,670.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 4785.00 and a low of 3073.00. CHWY stock has a beta of 0.00. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 3.27 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 341.44, with the price to cash flow ratio at 133.07.
Chewy Inc.’s quick ratio for the period ended July 30 was 0.60, with the current ratio over the same period at 0.90 meaning that CHWY stock is not able to fulfill its debt obligations. As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending July 30 was 0.00, while the total debt to equity was 0.00. In terms of profitability, the gross margin trailing 12 months is 27.00%. The trailing 12-month EBITDA margin is -0.40% while for the period ending July 30; Chewy Inc.’s operating margin was 0.20%. The firm’s gross profit as reported stood at $1.82 billion against revenue of $7.15 billion.
For the quarterly period ending July 30 this year, Net income and sales went up compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected CHWY to announce -$0.02 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$0.04, representing a -100.00% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than -$3.5 million. CHWY stock balance sheet for the quarter ending July 30 shows that total liabilities totaled 1.94 billion, with total debt at $394.36 million. Shareholders hold equity totaling $417.76 million
Let’s look briefly at Chewy Inc. (CHWY) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 15.16% to suggest the stock is trending oversold, with historical volatility in this time period at 26.83%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $62.83, reflecting a -4.99% or -$3.19 change from its current price. CHWY is currently trading -15.85% above its 20-day SMA, -12.69% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by -28.82% and -41.57% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 1.48% and 4.64% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 2.30. The RSI (14) points at 20.81%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 0.34% with the period’s ATR at 2.48. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -2.60 and -4.75 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Chewy Inc. (NYSE: CHWY), Wolfe Research upgraded it to an Outperform rating. They previously had a Peer perform rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for CHWY stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 1 brokerage advisors rate CHWY as a “sell,”, while 9 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 12 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is CHWY’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $71.00 and a high of $133.00, with their median price target at $92.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Chewy Inc. (CHWY) stock is $95.78.