What Can We Learn From SEI Investments Company (SEIC)’s Valuation Ratios?

SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ:SEIC) finished Friday with an addition of $0.73 to close at $64.27, an upside of 1.15 percent. An average of 408,220 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $2.67 in the past week, and it reached a new high 21 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 380,020 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 449,296.

SEIC stock has increased by 8.29% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $58.68 on 09/23/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 10/21/21, shares of the company touched a low of $48.70 and a high of $64.81 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 13 times so far this year and achieved 11.83% or $6.80 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -0.83% from the 52-week high.


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Insider Transactions

169 days have passed since SEI Investments Company (SEIC) last reported insider trading activity. KLAUDER PAUL, who is EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT, most recently acquired $19,000 shares at $63.29 per share on May 07. In this transaction, the insider spent $1,202,510. TREASURER, HEILIG KATHY, disposed of 13,000 shares at a price of $63.13 on May 07. The insider now owns more than $820,690 worth of shares. Prior to that, Director DORAN WILLIAM went on to Sale 10,000 shares at $63.27 each on May 06. An amount of $632,700 was transacted.

Valuation Metrics

SEI Investments Company (SEIC) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 18.73, which compares with the 20.50 for the broader industry and 13.15 for the sector. In the last five years, SEI Investments Company’s PE ratio has ranged between 31.33 and 11.26. The stock’s beta is 1.10. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 5.01, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 5.06, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 22.08.

SEI Investments Company pays a $0.74 dividend per share annually. It offers a dividend yield of 1.15%. The company has a payout ratio of 20.70%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment took place on Jun. 22, and it was $0.37 a share, without any change from last year. Its dividend has been increased for the last 12 consecutive years with the latest increase dividend $0.02 reported on Tuesday December 8 2020.Dividends have grown by 24.14% each year over the last three years.

The quick ratio of SEI Investments Company for the three months ended June 29 was 5.60, and the current ratio was 5.60, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.00 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.00 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $445.89 million compared to revenue of $1.68 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, SEI Investments Company’s return on assets was 23.40%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 10.74 over the past year.

Earnings Surprise

In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $133.78 million in the quarter, while revenues of $129.47 million were grew 24.45%. The analyst consensus anticipated SEI Investments Company’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.92 per share, but it turned out to be $0.93, a 1.10% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $159.17 million. At the end of the quarter ending June 29, SEI Investments Company’s stock balance sheet showed total debt was $42.9 million. Shareholders own equity worth $141.08 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at SEI Investments Company (SEIC) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 22 October was 78.64%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with historical volatility in this time frame at 9.31%.

As of today, SEIC’s price is $62.97 +4.33% or $2.67 from its 5-day moving average. SEIC is currently trading +6.46% higher than its 20-day SMA and +1.92% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +3.59% above the SMA50 and +4.66% above the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 88.74% and 90.16%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.19. With the 14-day stochastic at 90.98% and the average true range at 1.20, the RSI (14) stands at 70.10%. The stock has reached 1.75 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 2.52.

Analyst Ratings

Goldman launched coverage on SEI Investments Company (NASDAQ: SEIC) in its analyst report released on January 06, 2021. The firm assigned the stock a a Buy rating. The consensus rating for SEI Investments Company (SEIC) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell SEIC, while 3 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 1 analysts, while 3 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is SEIC’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $68.00 and $75.00, with a median target of $74.00. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for SEI Investments Company (SEIC) stock is $72.80.

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