Shares of QuinStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:QNST) recorded -7.52% loss during trading session on February 11th, 2019. The script traded as low as $13.34 and last traded at $13.66. 5.16 million shares changed exchanged hands during trading, a drop of -591492.81% from the 30-day average session volume of 872.92K shares. The firm had previously closed at $14.77. The company has $61.83M outstanding shares, a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.57, price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.97and a beta of 0.88. The company has a RSI of 26.78, ATR of 1.04 and a volatility of 6.47% this week. QNST has a 52 week low price of $9.76 and a 52 week high price of $20.02.
Investors have identified the tech company QuinStreet, Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around 844.60M, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.
QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST) Fundamentals that are to be considered.
When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. For QNST, the company has in raw cash 70.52 million on their books with 0 currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 4.13 million total, with 153.03 million as their total liabilities. This figure have given the company a good sense of viability under numerous contexts.
QNST were able to record 9.89 million as free cash flow during the recently reported quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 5.82 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 10.23 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for QuinStreet, Inc. (QNST)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the third quarter of the year, QuinStreet, Inc. recorded a total of 112.87 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 0.23% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the third quarter increasing by 0.01%.
What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 96.81 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 16.06 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 61.83M with the revenue now reading 100 cents per share. This is a figure that is close to analyst’s prediction for their fourth quarter (0.18 cents a share).
Is the stock of QNST attractive?
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record 0.81 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on QNST sounds very interesting.
In related news, Director SANDS GREGORY P sold 41,785 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on December 12th, 2019. The sale was performed at an average price of 16.02, for a total value of 669,342. As the sale deal closes, the Chief Executive Officer SANDS GREGORY P now sold 32,500 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 525,000. Also, Director SANDS GREGORY P sold 19,912 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on December 11th, 2019. The shares were sold at an average price of 15.81 per share, with a total market value of 0. Following this completion of acquisition, the CFO now holds 4,411 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 67,135. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 2.30%.
4 out of 6 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 0 have maintained a Hold recommendation on QuinStreet, Inc. stock. 0 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the QNST stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $20.00.