SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC)’s traded shares stood at 23.2 million during the last session. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $6.00, to imply an increase of 5.63% or $0.32 in intraday trading. The SDC share’s 52-week high remains $16.08, putting it -168.0% down since that peak but still an impressive 22.83% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $4.63. The company has a valuation of $2.42B, with an average of 22.88 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 8.41 million shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of a Hold for SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC), translating to a mean rating of 3.10. Of 13 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 3 analyst(s) give SDC a Sell rating. 0 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 7 advise Hold as 2 recommend it as a Buy. 1 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at -$0.13.
SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC) trade information
After registering a 5.63% upside in the last session, SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 6.65 this Thursday, 09/16/21, jumping 5.63% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is 11.94%, and 24.74% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is -49.75%. Short interest in SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC) saw shorts transact 33.54 million shares and set a 6.92 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $7.13, implying an increase of 15.85% to the stock’s current value. The extremes give us $4.00 and $11.00 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, SDC has been trading -83.33% off suggested target high and 33.33% from its likely low.
SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) estimates and forecasts
Looking at statistics comparing SmileDirectClub Inc. share performance against respective industry, we note that the company has underperformed competitors. SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) shares are -45.95% down over the last 6 months, with its year-to-date growth rate lower than industry average at 19.44% against 23.80%. Revenue is forecast to shrink -18.20% this quarter before falling -33.30% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will grow 15.70% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 11 analysts is $183.67 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Dec 2021, a total of 11 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $203.03 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $146.23 million and $184.56 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to rise 25.60% before jumping 10.00% in the following quarter.
SmileDirectClub Inc. has its next earnings report out between November 15 and November 19. However, it is important to take into account that this dividend yield ratio is just an indicator to only serve the purpose of guidance. Investors interested to invest in the stock should ponder company’s other fundamental and operations related aspects too. SmileDirectClub Inc. has a forward dividend ratio of 0, with the share yield ticking at 0.00% to continue the rising pattern observed over the past year. The company’s average dividend yield trailing the past 5-year period is 0.00%.
SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC)’s Major holders
SmileDirectClub Inc. insiders hold 2.36% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 66.92% of the shares at 68.54% float percentage. In total, 66.92% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC. As of Jun 29, 2021, the company held over 11.9 million shares (or 10.01% of shares), all amounting to roughly $103.32 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with 9.55 million shares, or about 8.04% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Jun 29, 2021, these shares were worth $82.91 million.
We also have Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Victory Portfolios-Victory RS Small Cap Growth Fund as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) shares. Going by data provided on Mar 30, 2021, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund holds roughly 2.77 million shares. This is just over 2.33% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $28.51 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 2.43 million, or 2.04% of the shares, all valued at about 25.02 million.