Analysts’ Views On PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (PAGS)

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PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (NYSE:PAGS) traded with an addition of $0.08 to close at $8.76 on Friday, an upside of 0.97 percent. An average of 2,330,602 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $0.36 in the past week, and it reached a new high 2 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 4,794,956 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 4,228,074.

PAGS stock has decreased by -11.70% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $7.51 on 12/19/22. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 01/03/22, shares of the company touched a low of $7.51 and a high of $28.68 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 1 time so far this year and lost -66.90% or -$17.49 in price. In spite of this, the price is down -69.44% from the 52-week high.


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Valuation Metrics

PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (PAGS) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.64. The stock’s beta is 1.47. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 0.98, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 1.27, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 33.75.

Financial Health

The quick ratio of PagSeguro Digital Ltd. for the three months ended September 29 was 1.30, and the current ratio was 1.30, indicating that the company is able to meet its debt obligations. Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.00 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.09 for the quarter ending September 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $865.88 million compared to revenue of $1.94 billion.

For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, PagSeguro Digital Ltd.’s return on assets was 3.80%.

Earnings Surprise

In the quarter under review, the net income was down than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $221.56 million in the quarter, while revenues were shrunk -482.98%. The analyst consensus anticipated PagSeguro Digital Ltd.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $0.24 per share, but it turned out to be $0.24, a 0.00% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $327.62 million.

Technical Picture

From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (PAGS) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 29 December was 49.36%, suggesting the stock is Neutral, with historical volatility in this time frame at 38.50%.

As of today, PAGS’s price is $8.57 +4.30% or $0.36 from its 5-day moving average. PAGS is currently trading -10.28% lower than its 20-day SMA and -42.72% lower than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is -37.10% below the SMA50 and -39.75% below the SMA200.

The stochastic %K and %D were 58.51% and 55.25%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 0.48. With the 14-day stochastic at 66.30% and the average true range at 0.56, the RSI (14) stands at 42.39%. The stock has reached 0.21 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 0.27.

Analyst Ratings

New Street upgraded PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (NYSE: PAGS) to a a Buy rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as a Neutral. The consensus rating for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (PAGS) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 2 brokerage firms advise that investors sell PAGS, while 10 suggest investors hold. There are 0 analysts who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 9 others rate it as a “buy”.

What is PAGS’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts predict a range of price targets between $47.33 and $210.07, with a median target of $75.41. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (PAGS) stock is $85.07.

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