A Look At Insider Reactions To MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR)


As of Wednesday close, MicroStrategy Incorporated’s (NASDAQ:MSTR) stock was up $9.31, moving up 5.57 percent to $176.39. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 660,560 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $6.95 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 909,885, while in the previous 50 days, it was 677,700.

Since last month, MSTR stock retreated -34.35%. Shares of the company fell to $152.34 on 11/21/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $743.99 was reached on 01/04/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $134.09. Since the beginning of this year, MSTR’s stock price has dropped by -67.60% or -$368.10, and marked a new high 2 times. However, the stock has declined by -76.29% since its 52-week high.

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MSTR stock investors should be aware that MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 164 days ago on Jun 13. RICKERTSEN CARL J, the Director of the company, purchased of 4,000 shares for $152.00 on Jun 13. It resulted in a $608,000 investment by the insider. RECHAN LESLIE J added 2,000 shares at an average price of $204.42 on May 11. The insider now owns 2,000 shares following the transaction. On May 11, SEVP & CTO Lang Timothy Edwin bought 2,500 shares at $200.00 apiece. The transaction was valued at $500,000.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, MicroStrategy Incorporated’s quick ratio stood at 0.80, while its current ratio was 0.80, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 80.00% percent. Based on annual data, MSTR earned $418.85 million in gross profit and brought in $510.76 million 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 -16.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was -360.30%.

In MicroStrategy Incorporated’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $2.38 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. MSTR’s revenue fell -2.1% to $122.07 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $125.36 million. While analysts expected MicroStrategy Incorporated to report -$7.27 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was -$94.01 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -1,193.10%. During the quarter, the company generated $10.4 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of MicroStrategy Incorporated were 2.75 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $2.45 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $11.32 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at MicroStrategy Incorporated’s (MSTR) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 71.43%, the RSI 9-day stood at 41.18% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current MicroStrategy Incorporated price is up by +4.10% percent or $6.95. At present, MSTR shares trade -35.32% below its 20-day simple moving average and -6.02% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -21.95% below its SMA50 and -58.54% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 11.63% and Stochastic coefficient D was 10.32%, while ATR was 19.12. Given the Stochastic reading of 19.24% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 40.64%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -2.74, while the 14-day reading stands at -20.79.

Analyst Ratings

MicroStrategy Incorporated downgraded its rating on MicroStrategy Incorporated (NASDAQ: MSTR) to an Underperform in a note to investors on July 26, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Hold rating on the stock.MicroStrategy Incorporated (MSTR) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, MSTR is a sell, and 0 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate MicroStrategy Incorporated stock as buy, with 3 recommending it as overweight.


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