How Analysts Feel About UWM Holdings Corporation (UWMC)?

As of Friday close, UWM Holdings Corporation’s (NYSE:UWMC) stock was up $0.09, moving up 2.43 percent to $3.79. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,868,540 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.17 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,266,375, while in the previous 50 days, it was 2,304,266.

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Since last month, UWMC stock retreated -4.77%. Shares of the company fell to $3.38 on 05/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $10.98 was reached on 01/04/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $3.38. Since the beginning of this year, UWMC’s stock price has dropped by -35.98% or -$2.13, and marked a new high 2 times. However, the stock has declined by -65.48% since its 52-week high.

UWM Holdings Corporation (UWMC) last reported insider trading activity 101 days ago on Feb 02. Hubacker Andrew, the SVP, CAO of the company, disposed of 355 shares for $4.81 on Feb 02. It resulted in a $1,708 divestment by the insider. Elezaj Alex sold 1,575 shares at an average price of $4.80 on Feb 02. The insider now owns 2,880 shares following the transaction. On Feb 02, EVP, CFO Forrester Tim sold 6,342 shares at $4.77 apiece. The transaction was valued at $30,226.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, UWM Holdings Corporation (UWMC) has a P/E ratio of about 5.72. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.75, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.58.

The latest dividend of $0.10 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.10.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 126.37, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 127.20. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 94.90% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 69.40%. Based on annual data, UWMC earned $2.79 billion in gross profit and brought in $2.97 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 13.50%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 79.40%.

In UWM Holdings Corporation’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $118.79 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. UWMC’s revenue fell -44.79% to $605.46 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $821.79 million. While analysts expected UWM Holdings Corporation to report $0.07 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.22 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 214.30%. During the quarter, the company generated $537.12 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of UWM Holdings Corporation were 7.82 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $18.24 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $1.59 billion.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at UWM Holdings Corporation’s (UWMC) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 55.59%, the RSI 9-day stood at 53.49% on 13 May.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current UWM Holdings Corporation price is up by +4.70% percent or $0.17. At present, UWMC shares trade -2.57% below its 20-day simple moving average and -39.46% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -13.86% below its SMA50 and -51.03% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 45.16% and Stochastic coefficient D was 34.44%, while ATR was 0.26. Given the Stochastic reading of 66.13% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 48.86%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -0.01, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.01.

Analyst Ratings

BTIG Research launched its rating on UWM Holdings Corporation (NYSE: UWMC) to a Neutral in a note to investors on April 21, 2022. UWM Holdings Corporation (UWMC) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms , UWMC is a sell, and 9 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate UWM Holdings Corporation stock as buy, with 3 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $4.50, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $3.50 – $6.50. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict UWM Holdings Corporation (UWMC) will achieve an average price target of $4.76.


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