Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) has seen 2.8 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $1.55B, closed the last trade at $23.78 per share which meant it lost -$1.4 on the day or -5.56% during that session. The BYND stock price is -574.01% off its 52-week high price of $160.28 and 13.79% above the 52-week low of $20.50. The 3-month trading volume is 3.50 million shares.
The consensus among analysts is that Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) is a Hold stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 3.10. 4 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 1 rate it as Overweight. 14 out of 22 have rated it as a Hold, with 2 advising it as a Buy. 1 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$1.03.
Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) trade information
Sporting -5.56% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the red over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Tuesday, 06/28/22 when the BYND stock price touched $23.78 or saw a rise of 12.51%. Year-to-date, Beyond Meat Inc. shares have moved -63.51%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -6.45%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND) have changed -9.13%.
Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $25.06, which means that the shares’ value could jump 5.11% from current levels. The projected low price target is $12.00 while the price target rests at a high of $45.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -89.23% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 49.54% from current levels.
Beyond Meat Inc. (BYND) estimates and forecasts
Figures show that Beyond Meat Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -64.37% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -58.54%, compared to 3.10% for the industry. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be 24.00%.
16 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $156.62 million for the current quarter. 16 have an estimated revenue figure of $150.05 million for the next quarter concluding in Sep 2022. Year-ago sales stood $149.43 million and $106.43 million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will grow by 4.80% for the current quarter and 41.00% for the next.
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 -46.20% over the past 5 years. Earnings growth for 2022 is a modest -240.40% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 10.00%.
Beyond Meat Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between February 23 and February 28 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue.
Beyond Meat Inc. (NASDAQ:BYND)’s Major holders
Insiders own 8.73% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 63.61% with a share float percentage of 69.69%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with Beyond Meat Inc. having a total of 496 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Baillie Gifford and Company with over 8.56 million shares worth more than $413.75 million. As of Mar 30, 2022, Baillie Gifford and Company held 13.48% of shares outstanding.
The other major institutional holder is Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), with the holding of over 4.99 million shares as of Dec 30, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $325.47 million and represent 7.86% of shares outstanding.
Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund. As of Dec 30, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 2.54% shares in the company for having 1.62 million shares of worth $105.34 million while later fund manager owns 1.44 million shares of worth $93.52 million as of Dec 30, 2021, which makes it owner of about 2.26% of company’s outstanding stock.