Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) has a beta value of 1.45 and has seen 1,877,340 shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $4.1 Billion, closed the last trade at $15.28 per share which meant it gained $0.01 on the day or 0.07% during that session. The PSTG stock price is -34.16% off its 52-week high price of $20.5 and 48.1% above the 52-week low of $7.93. If we look at the company’s 10-day average daily trading volume, we find that it stood at 3.41 Million shares traded. The 3-month trading volume is 3.88 Million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) is an Overweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 2. None of the analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 6 out of 22 have rated it as a Hold, with 15 advising it as a Buy. None have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is $0.
Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) trade information
Sporting 0.07% in the green today, the stock has traded in the green over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, Sep 15 when the PSTG stock price touched $15.48- or saw a rise of 1.29%. Year-to-date, Pure Storage, Inc. shares have moved -10.7%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change 6.11%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) have changed -4.26%. Short interest in the company has seen 18.2 Million shares shorted with days to cover at 4.69.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $19.8, which means that the shares’ value could jump 29.58% from current levels. The projected low price target is $15 while the price target rests at a high of $26. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is +70.16% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose -1.83% from current levels.
Pure Storage, Inc. (PSTG) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Pure Storage, Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have gained +66.81% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -55.17%, compared to -8.7% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2020 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -100% and -56.5% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be +0.3%.
If we evaluate the company’s growth over the last 5-year and for the next 5-year period, we find that annual earnings growth was +4.3% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2020 is a modest -3.4% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 17.23%.
Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG)’s Major holders
Insiders own 9.63% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 83.12% with a share float percentage of 91.98%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Pure Storage, Inc. having a total of 331 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 21.93 Million shares worth more than $379.99 Million. As of June 29, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 8.27% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Champlain Investment Partners, LLC, with the holding of over 18.64 Million shares as of June 29, 2020. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $323.02 Million and represent 7.03% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Price (T.Rowe) Science & Technology Fund and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund. As of June 29, 2020, the former fund manager holds about 4.94% shares in the company for having 13096977 shares of worth $226.97 Million while later fund manager owns 6.81 Million shares of worth $118.02 Million as of June 29, 2020, which makes it owner of about 2.57% of company’s outstanding stock.