Skillz Inc (NYSE:SKLZ) Adds 14.85 Percent In A Week: What Motivates The Stock?

In last trading session, Skillz Inc (NYSE:SKLZ) saw 0.31 million shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 2.78. Company’s recent per share price level of $6.11 trading at $0.35 or 6.08% at ring of the bell on the day assigns it a market valuation of $131.06M. That closing price of SKLZ’s stock is at a discount of -253.52% from its 52-week high price of $21.60 and is indicating a premium of 35.19% from its 52-week low price of $3.96. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 0.38 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 404.10K if we extend that period to 3-months.

For Skillz Inc (SKLZ), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of an Overweight while assigning it a mean rating of 2.20. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 5 analysts covering the stock, 0 rated the stock as a Sell while 0 recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 3 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 2 see the stock as a Buy. 0 analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of -$1.49 in the current quarter.

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Skillz Inc (NYSE:SKLZ) trade information

Upright in the green during last session for gaining 6.08%, in the last five days SKLZ remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Wednesday, 11/15/23 when the stock touched $6.11 price level, adding 7.84% to its value on the day. Skillz Inc’s shares saw a change of -39.68% in year-to-date performance and have moved 14.85% in past 5-day. Skillz Inc (NYSE:SKLZ) showed a performance of 26.76% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 2.14 million shares which calculate 7.02 days to cover the short interests.

Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $9.00 to the stock, which implies a rise of 32.11% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $5.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $15.00. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -145.5% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a gain of 18.17% for stock’s current value.

Skillz Inc (SKLZ) estimates and forecasts

Statistics highlight that Skillz Inc is scoring comparatively higher than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -42.64% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of 49.91% while that of industry is 16.50. Apart from that, the company came raising its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2023. The company is estimating its revenue growth to increase by 78.10% in the current quarter and calculating 8.20% increase in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to fall -40.60% from the last financial year’s standing.

3 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $39.18 million for the same. And 1 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $35 million in the next quarter that will end on Mar 2024. Company posted $46.87 million and $44.38 million of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to shrink by -16.40% while estimating it to be -21.10% for the next quarter.

SKLZ Dividends

Skillz Inc is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report on November 08 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.

Skillz Inc (NYSE:SKLZ)’s Major holders

Insiders are in possession of 17.84% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 45.68 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 55.60%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 45.68% institutions for Skillz Inc that are currently holding shares of the company. Atlas Venture Associates IX, LLC is the top institutional holder at SKLZ for having 1.15 million shares of worth $10.42 million. And as of Jun 29, 2023, it was holding 6.46% of the company’s outstanding shares.

The second largest institutional holder is Wildcat Capital Management, LLC, which was holding about 0.98 million shares on Jun 29, 2023. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 5.52% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $8.92 million.

On the other hand, SPDR (R) Ser Tr-SPDR� Kensho New Economies Composite ETF and Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Aug 30, 2023, the former fund manager was holding 0.33 million shares of worth $2.72 million or 1.87% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 0.24 million shares on Jun 29, 2023, making its stake of worth around $2.2 million in the company or a holder of 1.36% of company’s stock.

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