In today’s recent session, 10,493,602 shares of the Workhorse Group Inc.(NASDAQ:WKHS) have been traded, and its beta is 3.08. Most recently the company’s share price was $28.35, and it changed around -$2.99 or -0.1% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $3.38 Billion. WKHS at last check was trading at a discount to its 52-week high of $42.96, offering almost -51.53% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $1.32, which indicates that the recent value has risen by an impressive 95.34% since then. We note from Workhorse Group Inc.’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 8.74 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 15.43 Million.
Workhorse Group Inc. stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Overweight, based on a mean score of 2.1. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that none out of 7 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another but none rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 3 recommended WKHS as a Hold, whereas 4 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. Workhorse Group Inc. is expected to report earnings per share of -$0.13 for the current quarter.
Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS): Trading Information Today
Although WKHS has been showing red trend so far today with a performance of -9.54% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of $34.57 on Friday, Feb 19 increased the stock’s daily price by 20.1%. The company’s shares are currently up 0.4% year-to-date, but still down -0.1903 over the last five days. On the other hand, Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS) is 0.17% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 25.81 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 1.67 day(s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $25.33, which translates to bears needing to reduce their stock price by -10.65% from its current value. Analyst projections state that WKHS is forecast to be at a low of $19 and a high of $29. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +2.29% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash -32.98% from its current level to reach the projected low.
Workhorse Group Inc. (WKHS) projections and forecasts
Workhorse Group Inc. share prices are not performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have risen +94.3 percent over the past six months and at a -3185.71% annual growth rate that is well below the industry average of 18.2%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain +45.8% in revenue this quarter, and will report a decline of -350% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 422.5%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 7 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $1.32 Million in revenue for the current quarter. 5 analysts expect Workhorse Group Inc. to make $12.35 Million in revenue for the quarter ending March 01, 2021. The company’s sales for the same quarters a year ago were $2Million and $84Million respectively. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will jump, forecast at 65900%. Forecasts for the next quarter put sales growth at 14602.4%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a negative earnings growth rate of -3.6%. Workhorse Group Inc. earnings are expected to increase by 21.7% in 2021, but the outlook is negative 0% per year for the next five years.
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Workhorse Group Inc. (NASDAQ:WKHS)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 8.87% of Workhorse Group Inc. shares, and 33.21% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 36.44%. Workhorse Group Inc. stock is held by 241 institutions, with Blackrock Inc. being the largest institutional investor. By Dec 30, 2020, it held 5.89% of the shares, which is about 7.1 Million shares worth $140.38 Million.
Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with 4.34% or 5.23 Million shares worth $103.49 Million as of Dec 30, 2020, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Russell 2000 ETF were the top two Mutual Funds as of Sep 29, 2020. The former held 2541945 shares worth $64.26 Million, making up 2.11% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, iShares Russell 2000 ETF held roughly 2.21 Million shares worth around $43.8 Million, which represents about 1.84% of the total shares outstanding.