The trading price of Clover Health Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:CLOV) closed higher on Friday, June 09, closing at $1.00, 3.54% higher than its previous close.
Traders who pay close attention to intraday price movement should know that it fluctuated between $0.9663 and $1.02. In examining the 52-week price action we see that the stock hit a 52-week high of $3.55 and a 52-week low of $0.71. Over the past month, the stock has gained 8.99% in value.
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Clover Health Investments Corp., whose market valuation is $466.10 million at the time of this writing. Investors’ optimism about the company’s current quarter earnings report is understandable. Analysts have predicted the quarterly earnings per share to grow by -$0.15 per share this quarter, however they have predicted annual earnings per share of -$0.58 for 2023 and -$0.4 for 2024. It means analysts are expecting annual earnings per share growth of 59.20% this year and 31.00% next year.
Analysts have forecast the company to bring in revenue of $490.82 million for the current quarter, with the likely lows of $474.22 million and highs of $515.78 million. The average estimate suggests sales will likely down by -42.00% this quarter compared to what was recorded in the comparable quarter last year. From the analysts’ viewpoint, the consensus estimate for the company’s annual revenue in 2023 is $2 billion. The company’s revenue is forecast to drop by -42.50% over what it did in 2023.
A company’s earnings reviews provide a brief indication of a stock’s direction in the short term, where in the case of Clover Health Investments Corp. No upward and no downward comments were posted in the last 7 days. On the technical side, indicators suggest CLOV has a Hold on average for the short term. According to the data of the stock’s medium term indicators, the stock is currently averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators suggests that the stock is currently 50% Sell.
Here is the average analyst rating on the stock as represented by 1.00 to 5.00, with the extremes of 1.00 and 5.00 suggesting the stock should be considered as either strong buy or strong sell respectively. The number of analysts that have assigned CLOV a recommendation rating is 6. Out of them, 3 rate it a Hold, while 1 recommend Buy, whereas 0 assign an Overweight rating. 1 analyst(s) have tagged Clover Health Investments Corp. (CLOV) as Underweight, while 1 advise Sell. Analysts have rated the stock Hold, likely urging investors to take advantage of the opportunity to add to their holdings of the company’s shares.
A quick review shows that CLOV’s price is currently 2.48% off the SMA20 and 13.93% off the SMA50. The RSI metric on the 14-day chart is currently showing 56.33, and weekly volatility stands at 9.19%. When measured over the past 30 days, the indicator reaches 7.85%. Clover Health Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:CLOV)’s beta value is currently sitting at 0, while the Average True Range indicator is currently displaying 0.07. With analysts defining $0.75-$3.00 as the low and high price targets, we arrive at a consensus price target of $1.46 for the trailing 12-month period. The current price is about 25.0% off the estimated low and -200.0% off the forecast high, based on this estimate. Investors will be thrilled if CLOV’s share price rises to $1.13, which is the median consensus price. At that level, CLOV’s share price would be -13.0% below current price.
To see how Clover Health Investments Corp. stock has been performing in comparison to its peers in the industry, here are the numbers: CLOV stock’s performance was 3.54% in the latest trading, and -60.78% in the past year. Also in last trading session, the S&P 500 Index has surged 0.11%, while the Dow Jones Industrial also saw a positive session, up 0.13% on the day.
An evaluation of the daily trading volume of Clover Health Investments Corp. (NASDAQ:CLOV) indicates that the 3-month average is 6.40 million. However, this figure has increased over the past 10 days to an average of 7.41 million.
Currently, records show that 478.81 million of the company’s shares remain outstanding. The insiders hold 3.10% of outstanding shares, whereas institutions hold 32.50%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of May 30, 2023, stood at 34.78 million shares, resulting in a short ratio of 4.69 at that time. From this, we can conclude that short interest is 7.21% of the company’s total outstanding shares. It is noteworthy that short shares in May were down slightly from the previous month’s figure, which was 39.82 million. However, since the stock’s price has seen 7.58% year-to-date, investors’ interest is likely to be reignited due to its potential to move even higher.