Get Back into Growth Stocks Like Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI), Square, Inc. (SQ)

Looking at top Wall Street opinions, Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE: LEVI) has recently made its way into the research list of Goldman – signaling that their analyst’s rating adjustment is noteworthy. This stock was downgraded to a rating of Sell in the eyes of Goldman, whereas its previous rating was Neutral in the eyes of Goldman, as reported on Wednesday, July 17th, 2019. Another heavy-hitting research note was published by Telsey Advisory Group on Monday April 15th, 2019, with this firm Initiated LEVI to an updated rating of Outperform. In the past six months and three months of trading, shares of Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI) have moved by and -23.10%, respectively.

Brokerage Updates Related to Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI) Stock

This publicly-traded organization generated losses of -7.02% over the last 5 sessions. Right now, this stock is the subject of 8 analysts’ evaluations, who – on average – have given this company’s shares a Buy rating. Of the latest market expert opinions, 1 have given an underperform rating, 0 has given a sell rating, and 2 have given a rating of Buy or better. Based on the 8 stock market experts following this company, the average 12-month price target is $24.00.

Updates from Levi Strauss & Co. (LEVI) SEC Form 4

This particular company’s shares have garnered a lot of attention in recent days, as insiders are unloading their holdings while having generated a 3.70% rise since the beginning of the calendar year.

Levi Strauss & Co. (NYSE:LEVI) Results in the Pipeline

The next scheduled release of financial results for Levi Strauss & Co. will be for the May-19 quarter. In the same vein, they expect sales for the quarter to amount to $1,296.56 million.

Now let’s turn to earnings surprise history: in the most recent quarter, the company reported about $1,312.94 million. In the preceding quarter, this company’s revenue reached $0.17 million.

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) experienced a gain of 1.12% from the closing price in the previous trading day. That boost the price to $63.00 per share, as observed on January 1st, 1970, at a time when the total trading volume reached 11,932,220 shares of stock – compared to the typical average of 8.74M shares per day (as recorded over the past three months). The consensus estimate for these shares has been shifted to $84.03.

Pricing Indications for Square, Inc. (SQ)

This organization has had a price-to-earnings ratio of in the last year. Meanwhile, it gained 73.41 from its observable 50-day simple moving average. Right at this moment, the per-share value is -10.88% lower than the mean per-share price over the last 200 days in the market.

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) In-Depth Brokerage Insights

We can see that a number of brokerage firms are putting their focus onto this stock. Out of this group, 1 have a sell rating, 6 have a Buy rating, 9 have an outperform rating, while 17 provided a Hold rating for these shares – thanks to data from Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Additionally, 1 have recommended that these shares are an Underperforming investment. The current consensus recommendation is at 2.50, based on information from Thomson Reuters.

SQ Stock Value Potential

In trading activity as of late, this stock’s value was 70.66 up from its 200 day moving average, while also -14.12% down when compared against its 50-day simple moving average. Over the course of the past year of trading, the share price stuck in the range of $30.00-$100.00. The market value for the entire organization reached 27.43B. In the last trading session, the price ended the day at $62.30. The institutional holdings related to this organization account for 0.50%, and the Beta factor is now 3.37. This company’s RSI (Relative Strength Index) managed to hit 28.56.

Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ) Analyst Points of Focus

Square, Inc. (SQ) has found itself inside of Guggenheim’s research list, so their analyst rating adjustment is worth taking note of. This stock was Reiterated to Buy, by Guggenheim, as garnered from a news report on Monday August 5th, 2019. An additional helpful research note was sent out by Evercore ISI’s on Friday August 2nd, 2019. The brokerage decided to downgrade SQ to Underperform from its previous rating of Outperform.