As of Wednesday close, Flex Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:FLEX) stock was down -$0.17, moving down -0.82 percent to $20.59. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,844,740 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $0.80 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 4,836,830, while in the previous 50 days, it was 4,266,954.
Since last month, FLEX stock rose 10.82%. Shares of the company fell to $17.86 on 10/24/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $20.77 was reached on 11/23/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $13.63. Since the beginning of this year, FLEX’s stock price has risen by 12.33% or $2.26, and marked a new high 15 times. However, the stock has declined by -0.87% since its 52-week high.
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FLEX stock investors should be aware that Flex Ltd. (FLEX) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 14 days ago on Nov 11. Hartung Michael P, the Group President of the company, disposed of 12,168 shares for $20.11 on Nov 11. It resulted in a $244,703 divestment by the insider. Hartung Michael P sold 88 shares at an average price of $20.00 on Nov 10. The insider now owns 139,273 shares following the transaction. On Nov 02, Group President Hartung Michael P sold 3,744 shares at $20.03 apiece. The transaction was valued at $74,998.
Right now, Flex Ltd. (FLEX) has a P/E ratio of about 11.82. The stock’s beta is 1.46. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.31, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.24, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 73.77 may also be considered.
In the three months ended September 29, Flex Ltd.’s quick ratio stood at 0.70, while its current ratio was 1.30, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.74, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.96. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 7.50% percent. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 4.50%. Based on annual data, FLEX earned $1.93 billion in gross profit and brought in $26.04 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 13.10%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 20.30%.
In Flex Ltd.’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $3.08 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. FLEX’s revenue rose 19.91% to $7.35 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $7.77 billion. While analysts expected Flex Ltd. to report $0.51 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $0.62 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 21.60%. During the quarter, the company generated $448.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of Flex Ltd. were 16.44 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended September 29, and its total debt was $4.59 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $452.78 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Flex Ltd.’s (FLEX) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 34.69%, the RSI 9-day stood at 63.56% on 23 November.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Flex Ltd. price is up by +4.04% percent or $0.80. At present, FLEX shares trade +11.42% above its 20-day simple moving average and +45.41% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +12.08% above its SMA50 and +19.71% above its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 85.64% and Stochastic coefficient D was 80.61%, while ATR was 0.67. Given the Stochastic reading of 80.43% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 62.22%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 0.41, while the 14-day reading stands at 0.65.
Credit Suisse launched its rating on Flex Ltd. (NASDAQ: FLEX) to an Outperform in a note to investors on August 17, 2022. Flex Ltd. (FLEX) has been rated Buy by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, FLEX is a sell, and 2 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Flex Ltd. stock as buy, with 9 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $23.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $22.00 – $31.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Flex Ltd. (FLEX) will achieve an average price target of $24.14.