You Should Know These Things About Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (JKHY)


As of Wednesday close, Jack Henry & Associates Inc.’s (NASDAQ:JKHY) stock was up $1.12, moving up 0.59 percent to $190.06. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 598,120 shares. 4 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $9.42 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 656,960, while in the previous 50 days, it was 508,986.

Since last month, JKHY stock retreated -1.35%. Shares of the company fell to $167.51 on 11/09/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $212.62 was reached on 08/10/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $147.50. Since the beginning of this year, JKHY’s stock price has risen by 13.82% or $23.07, and marked a new high 27 times. However, the stock has declined by -10.61% since its 52-week high.

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JKHY stock investors should be aware that Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (JKHY) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 2 days ago on Nov 22. Foss David B, the Board Chair & CEO of the company, disposed of 16,000 shares for $188.11 on Nov 22. It resulted in a $3,009,685 divestment by the insider. Foss David B sold 3,247 shares at an average price of $188.08 on Mar 23. The insider now owns 97,947 shares following the transaction. On Mar 07, President & COO Adelson Gregory R. sold 4,400 shares at $185.23 apiece. The transaction was valued at $815,010.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (JKHY) has a P/E ratio of about 37.90. The stock’s beta is 0.65. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 6.84, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 9.48, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 37.60 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.49 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.49. On Monday February 14 2022, a $0.03 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, Jack Henry & Associates Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 1.00, while its current ratio was 1.00, 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 June 29 was 0.17, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.17. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 42.00% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 24.30%. Based on annual data, JKHY earned $814.27 million in gross profit and brought in $1.94 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 24.40%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 27.00%.

In Jack Henry & Associates Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $245.0 million. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. JKHY’s revenue rose 7.77% to $482.67 million during the quarter, while net income inched up to $529.2 million. While analysts expected Jack Henry & Associates Inc. to report $1 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.1 per share. During the quarter, the company generated $186.33 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Jack Henry & Associates Inc. were 1.12 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $166.52 million. The value of shareholders’ equity is $72.95 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Jack Henry & Associates Inc.’s (JKHY) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 13.71%, the RSI 9-day stood at 62.49% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Jack Henry & Associates Inc. price is up by +5.21% percent or $9.42. At present, JKHY shares trade -1.65% below its 20-day simple moving average and +3.42% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -1.68% below its SMA50 and +12.33% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 85.22% and Stochastic coefficient D was 70.92%, while ATR was 4.90. Given the Stochastic reading of 97.43% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 56.50%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 5.76, while the 14-day reading stands at 7.62.

Analyst Ratings

Jack Henry & Associates Inc. downgraded its rating on Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) to a Neutral in a note to investors on August 18, 2022. The analysts firm previously had a Buy rating on the stock.Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (JKHY) has been rated Hold by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, JKHY is a sell, and 12 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 1 analyst who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Jack Henry & Associates Inc. stock as buy, with 1 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $190.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $146.00 – $198.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (JKHY) will achieve an average price target of $184.36.


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