Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE:SKIL)’s traded shares stood at 1.01 million during the last session, with the company’s beta value hitting 1.24. At the close of trading, the stock’s price was $1.95, to imply a decrease of -1.52% or -$0.03 in intraday trading. The SKIL share’s 52-week high remains $7.08, putting it -263.08% down since that peak but still an impressive 47.18% since price per share fell to its 52-week low of $1.03. The company has a valuation of $324.13M, with an average of 0.43 million shares in intraday trading volume over the past 10 days and average of 466.70K shares over the past 3 months.
Analysts have given a consensus recommendation of an Overweight for Skillsoft Corp. (SKIL), translating to a mean rating of 2.20. Of 3 analyst(s) looking at the stock, 0 analyst(s) give SKIL a Sell rating. 1 of those analysts rate the stock as Overweight while 1 advise Hold as 1 recommend it as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) have given it an Underweight rating. Estimates put the company’s current-quarter earnings per share at -$0.22.
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Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE:SKIL) trade information
After registering a -1.52% downside in the last session, Skillsoft Corp. (SKIL) has traded red over the past five days. The stock hit a weekly high of 2.0700 this Friday, 03/17/23, dropping -1.52% in its intraday price action. The 5-day price performance for the stock is 5.41%, and 7.73% over 30 days. With these gigs, the year-to-date price performance is 50.00%. Short interest in Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE:SKIL) saw shorts transact 3.18 million shares and set a 7.99 days time to cover.
Analysts on Wall Street suggest a consensus price target of $4.20, implying an increase of 53.57% to the stock’s current value. The extremes give us $4.00 and $4.40 for target low and target high price respectively. As such, SKIL has been trading -125.64% off suggested target high and -105.13% from its likely low.
Skillsoft Corp. (SKIL) estimates and forecasts
Revenue is forecast to shrink -466.70% this quarter before falling -6.70% for the next one. The rating firms project that company’s revenue will shrink -4.50% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue forecast for the current quarter as set by 5 analysts is $124.88 million. Meanwhile, for the quarter ending Apr 2023, a total of 4 analyst(s) estimate revenue growth to $132.45 million.Earnings reports from the last fiscal year show that sales brought in $166.18 million and $141.17 million respectively in the corresponding quarters. In this case, analysts estimate current quarter sales to fall -24.90% before dropping -6.20% in the following quarter.
Skillsoft Corp. has its next earnings report out between April 04 and April 10. 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. Skillsoft Corp. 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%.
Skillsoft Corp. (NYSE:SKIL)’s Major holders
Skillsoft Corp. insiders hold 2.82% of total outstanding shares, with institutional holders owning 73.00% of the shares at 75.12% float percentage. In total, 73.00% institutions holds shares in the company, led by Naspers Ltd. As of Dec 30, 2022, the company held over 61.26 million shares (or 37.25% of shares), all amounting to roughly $79.64 million.
The next major institution holding the largest number of shares is Paradice Investment Management, LLC with 11.83 million shares, or about 7.19% of shares outstanding. As of the market price on Dec 30, 2022, these shares were worth $15.38 million.
We also have Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and iShares Russell 2000 ETF as the top two Mutual Funds with the largest holdings of the Skillsoft Corp. (SKIL) shares. Going by data provided on Sep 29, 2022, Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund holds roughly 2.9 million shares. This is just over 1.76% of the total shares, with a market valuation of $5.31 million. Data from the same date shows that the other fund manager holds a little less at 1.91 million, or 1.16% of the shares, all valued at about 2.48 million.