In the last trading session, 7.47 million NETGEAR Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 0.88. With the company’s per share price at $12.86 changed hands at -$0.01 or -0.08% during last session, the market valuation stood at $378.34M. NTGR’s last price was a discount, traded about -76.13% off its 52-week high of $22.65. The share price had its 52-week low at $11.20, which suggests the last value was 12.91% up since then. When we look at NETGEAR Inc.’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 1.42 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 335.58K.
Analysts gave the NETGEAR Inc. (NTGR) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 2.30. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 0 out of 3 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 2 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 1 recommended NTGR as a Hold, 0 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. NETGEAR Inc.’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be -$0.04.
NETGEAR Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) trade information
Instantly NTGR was in red as seen at the end of in last trading. With action 5.58%, the performance over the past five days has been green. The drop to weekly highs of 13.12 on Friday, 09/15/23 subtracted -0.08% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date downside of -28.99%, with the 5-day performance at 5.58% in the green. However, in the 30-day time frame, NETGEAR Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) is 1.74% up. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 1.12 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 3.79 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $26.00, meaning bulls need an upside of 50.54% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, NTGR’s forecast low is $22.00 with $30.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -133.28% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to soar -71.07% for it to hit the projected low.
NETGEAR Inc. (NTGR) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the NETGEAR Inc. share is performing relatively much better than most of its peers within the same industry. As can be gleaned from the statistics, the company’s share value shot -27.75% over the past 6 months, a 17.24% in annual growth rate that is considerably higher than the industry average of 17.20%. Moreover, analysts have looked to lower expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for NETGEAR Inc. will fall -119.00%, while the growth in revenue is estimated to hit 666.70% for the next quarter. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach -19.20% down from the last financial year.
Consensus estimates given by 2 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $183.85 million. 2 analysts are of the opinion that NETGEAR Inc.’s revenue for the quarter ending Dec 2023 will be $214.92 million. The company’s revenue for the corresponding quarters a year ago was $249.59 million and $249.1 million respectively. According to analysts, the company will likely register a growth in its current quarter sales, forecast at -26.30%. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at -13.70%.
Looking at the company’s year-on-year earnings, data shows that the past 5-year has an earnings growth rate of -32.30%. The 2023 estimates are for NETGEAR Inc. earnings to decrease by -249.30%.
NETGEAR Inc. is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report in October.
NETGEAR Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 3.20% of NETGEAR Inc. shares while 87.53% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 90.43%. There are 87.53% institutions holding the NETGEAR Inc. stock share, with Blackrock Inc. the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 17.74% of the shares, roughly 5.22 million NTGR shares worth $73.85 million.
Vanguard Group Inc holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 10.55% or 3.1 million shares worth $43.92 million as of Jun 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Aug 30, 2023 were iShares Core S&P Smallcap ETF and Victory Portfolios-Sycamore Small Company Opportunity Fund. With 2.04 million shares estimated at $26.86 million under it, the former controlled 6.93% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Victory Portfolios-Sycamore Small Company Opportunity Fund held about 5.30% of the shares, roughly 1.56 million shares worth around $22.08 million.