iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ:IQ) finished Wednesday with an addition of $0.18 to close at $9.41, an upside of 1.95 percent. An average of 7,856,300 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $1.96 in the past week. The last 20 days have seen an average of 6,763,845 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 8,663,062.
IQ stock has increased by 4.79% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $7.22 on 10/04/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 03/23/21, shares of the company touched a low of $7.22 and a high of $28.97 in 52 weeks. In spite of this, the price is down -67.52% from the 52-week high.
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iQIYI Inc. (IQ) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 30.20 for the broader industry and 30.41 for the sector. In the last five years, iQIYI Inc.’s PE ratio has ranged between 148.99 and 82.23. The stock’s beta is 0.82. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.46, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 6.03.
The quick ratio of iQIYI Inc. for the three months ended June 29 was 0.70, and the current ratio was 0.80, indicating that the company is not able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 1.57 and a total debt to equity ratio of 2.65 for the quarter ending June 29. On the profitability front, the trailing 12-month gross margin is 10.20% against a 5-year average of -1.8%. iQIYI Inc.’s EBITDA margin for the year ending June 29 is 34.79%, while its operating margin for the same period stands at -15.40%. Its gross profit as reported stood at $279.36 million compared to revenue of $4.55 billion.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, iQIYI Inc.’s return on assets was -11.50%, compared to -25.0% over the last five years. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 7.41 over the past year.
For the three-month period that ended June 29, iQIYI Inc. had $514.66 million in cash. The analyst consensus anticipated iQIYI Inc.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at -$0.35 per share, but it turned out to be -$0.27, a 22.90% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to -$173.77 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at iQIYI Inc. (IQ) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 13 October was 68.83%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 72.16%.
As of today, IQ’s price is $8.92 +26.31% or $1.96 from its 5-day moving average. IQ is currently trading +6.57% higher than its 20-day SMA and -32.45% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -16.06% below the SMA50 and -44.91% below the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 95.66% and 90.85%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.50. With the 14-day stochastic at 97.77% and the average true range at 0.51, the RSI (14) stands at 59.78%. The stock has reached 0.93 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 1.03.
UBS upgraded iQIYI Inc. (NASDAQ: IQ) to a a Buy rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a a Neutral.The consensus rating for iQIYI Inc. (IQ) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 1 brokerage firm advise that investors sell IQ, while 11 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 9 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is IQ’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $56.92 and $174.88, with a median target of $77.72. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for iQIYI Inc. (IQ) stock is $93.27.