Infosys Limited (INFY) Insider Trading: What Insights Can Be Gained?

As of Thursday close, Infosys Limited’s (NYSE:INFY) stock was up $0.12, moving up 0.62 percent to $19.53. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 12,286,721 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.78 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 12,956,105, while in the previous 50 days, it was 11,377,296.


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Since last month, INFY stock retreated -13.47%. Shares of the company fell to $19.12 on 05/12/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $26.39 was reached on 01/12/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $17.81. Since the beginning of this year, INFY’s stock price has dropped by -22.84% or -$5.78, and marked a new high 2 times. However, the stock has declined by -25.99% since its 52-week high.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Infosys Limited (INFY) has a P/E ratio of about 28.47. The stock’s beta is 1.02. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 5.39, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 9.04, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 56.13 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.135910 per share was paid out, which is 32.26% more than last year’s $0.102760. On Monday October 19 2020, a $0.033150 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, Infosys Limited’s quick ratio stood at 1.90, while its current ratio was 1.90, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.06, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.08. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 32.60% percent. In the year ended September 29, EBITDA margin amounted to 25.89%, whereas operating margins totaled 21.90%. Based on annual data, INFY earned $5.32 billion in gross profit and brought in $16.31 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 21.30%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 29.10%.

In Infosys Limited’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $299.0 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. INFY’s revenue rose 5.76% during the quarter, while net income inched up to $13.56 billion. While analysts expected Infosys Limited to report $0.17 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.17 per share. During the quarter, the company generated $1.12 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of Infosys Limited were 5.29 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $693.0 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Infosys Limited’s (INFY) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 21.43%, the RSI 9-day stood at 30.65% on 12 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Infosys Limited price is down by -3.84% percent or -$0.78. At present, INFY shares trade -7.83% below its 20-day simple moving average and -18.76% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -13.55% below its SMA50 and -10.62% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 14.66% and Stochastic coefficient D was 12.25%, while ATR was 0.51. Given the Stochastic reading of 24.55% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 31.69%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.40, while the 14-day reading stands at -0.48.

Analyst Ratings

Macquarie launched its rating on Infosys Limited (NYSE: INFY) to an Outperform in a note to investors on April 11, 2022. Infosys Limited (INFY) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 2 brokerage firms, INFY is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 1 analyst who say the stock is underweight. A total of 6 analysts rate Infosys Limited stock as buy, with 28 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $26.49, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $20.61 – $30.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Infosys Limited (INFY) will achieve an average price target of $26.18.

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