Analysts Have Mixed Ratings On Cloudera, Inc. (CLDR), The Gap, Inc. (GPS)

    The shares of Cloudera, Inc. (NYSE:CLDR) has been pegged with a rating of Mkt Outperform by JMP Securities in its latest research note that was published on September 5th, 2019. The research company has also assigned a $12 price target. JMP Securities wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of Cloudera, Inc., with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. Stifel advised investors in its research note published on June 6th, 2019, to Hold the CLDR stock while also putting a $6 price target. The stock had earned Hold rating from Needham when it published its report on June 6th, 2019. The stock was given Neutral rating by Citigroup in its report released on June 6th, 2019, the day when the price target on the stock was placed at $7.50. Wells Fargo was of a view that CLDR is Market Perform in its latest report on May 23rd, 2019. Bernstein thinks that CLDR is worth Outperform rating. This was contained in the firm’s report on April 8th, 2019 in which the stock’s price target was also moved to $15.

    The consensus currently stands at a Hold while its average price target is $10.03. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 47.44% from its Week high price while it is raised higher than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 70.87.

    The shares of the company added by 0.42% during the trading session on Thursday, reaching a low of $7.13 while ending the day at $7.21. During the trading session, a total of 19.66 million shares were traded which represents a -91.63% decline from the average session volume which is 10.26M shares. CLDR had ended its last session trading at 7.18. Cloudera, Inc. currently has a market cap of $1.94B while its P/E earnings growth sits at 3.44. Cloudera, Inc. debt-to-equity ratio currently stands at 0.00, while its quick ratio hovers at 1.40. CLDR 52-week low price stands at $4.89 while its 52-week high price is $20.18.

    Investment analysts at Goldman published a research note on January 22nd, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that The Gap, Inc. (NYSE:GPS) is now rated as Sell. Their price target on the stock stands at $23. Stifel also rated GPS as Downgrade on June 6th, 2019, with its price target of $6 suggesting that GPS could surge by 17.04% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $15.59/share, analysts expect it to surge higher by 3.34% to reach $19.42/share. It started the day trading at $16.18 and traded between $15.65 and $16.11 throughout the trading session.

    A look at its technical shows that GPS’s 50-day SMA is 17.74 while its 200-day SMA stands at 22.87. The stock has a high of $31.39 for the year while the low is $15.11. The company’s P/E ratio currently sits at 6.34, while the P/B ratio is 1.71. At the moment, only of The Gap, Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 6.74M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 5.38 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 3.40%. Looking further, the stock has dropped -12.64% over the past 90 days while it lost -39.39% over the last six months.

    The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The Vanguard Group Inc bought more GPS shares, increasing its portfolio by +0.71% during the last quarter. This move now sees The Vanguard Group Inc purchasing 200,045 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 28,520,619 shares of GPS, with a total valuation of $556,152,071. Dodge Cox meanwhile bought more GPS shares in the recently filed quarter, changing its stake to $348,732,852 worth of shares. BlackRock Fund Advisors followed the path by increasing its GPS portfolio by +7.10% in the quarter. This means that BlackRock Fund Advisors bought 1,101,600 shares in the last quarter and now controls 16,607,711 shares of the GPS stock, with the valuation hitting $323,850,365.

    Similarly, SSgA Funds Management Inc increased its The Gap, Inc. shares by +1.54% during the recently filed quarter. Following these latest developments, around 5.50% of The Gap, Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.