In the last trading session, 1.69 million Samsara Inc (NYSE:IOT) shares changed hands as the company’s beta touched 1.48. With the company’s per share price at $27.16 changed hands at $0.28 or 1.04% during last session, the market valuation stood at $14.53B. IOT’s last price was a discount, traded about -19.33% off its 52-week high of $32.41. The share price had its 52-week low at $8.86, which suggests the last value was 67.38% up since then. When we look at Samsara Inc’s average trading volume, we note the 10-day average is 2.28 million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 2.95 million.
Analysts gave the Samsara Inc (IOT) stock a consensus recommendation rating of an Overweight, calculated at a mean rating of 1.92. If we narrow down to specifics, the data shows that 0 out of 13 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, with a further 0 assigning it an Overweight rating. Of the remaining, 6 recommended IOT as a Hold, 7 felt it is a Buy and 0 rated the stock as Underweight. Samsara Inc’s EPS for the current quarter is expected to be $0.01.
Samsara Inc (NYSE:IOT) trade information
Instantly IOT was in green as seen at the end of in last trading. With action 15.23%, the performance over the past five days has been green. The jump to weekly highs of 27.95 on Monday, 11/20/23 added 1.04% to the stock’s daily price. The company’s shares are showing year-to-date upside of 118.50%, with the 5-day performance at 15.23% in the green. However, in the 30-day time frame, Samsara Inc (NYSE:IOT) is 19.02% up. Looking at the short shares, we see there were 16.13 million shares sold at short interest cover period of 7.84 days.
The consensus price target for the stock as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $29.83, meaning bulls need an upside of 8.95% from its current market value. According to analyst projections, IOT’s forecast low is $25.00 with $34.00 as the target high. To hit the forecast high, the stock’s price needs a -25.18% plunge from its current level, while the stock would need to tank 7.95% for it to hit the projected low.
Samsara Inc (IOT) estimates and forecasts
Data shows that the Samsara 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 34.12% over the past 6 months, a 115.38% in annual growth rate that is considerably higher than the industry average of 18.30%. Moreover, analysts have looked to higher expectations by upgrading its fiscal year 2023 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict current quarter revenue for Samsara Inc will rise 150.00%, while the growth in revenue is estimated to hit 200.00% for the next quarter. Year-over-year growth is forecast to reach 37.70% up from the last financial year.
Consensus estimates given by 12 financial analysts project the company’s revenue in the current quarter to hit an average of $224.73 million. 12 analysts are of the opinion that Samsara Inc’s revenue for the quarter ending Jan 2024 will be $250.35 million. The estimates for the next quarter sales put growth at 34.20%.
The 2023 estimates are for Samsara Inc earnings to increase by 113.08%.
Samsara Inc is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report on November 30.
Samsara Inc (NYSE:IOT)’s Major holders
If we look at who the major shareholders are, we find that insiders hold 3.52% of Samsara Inc shares while 74.08% of the shares are in the hands of institutional holders. The share float percentage for the stock currently stands at 76.78%. There are 74.08% institutions holding the Samsara Inc stock share, with General Catalyst Group Management, LLC the top institutional holder. As of Jun 29, 2023, the company held 18.64% of the shares, roughly 33.43 million IOT shares worth $926.31 million.
Baillie Gifford and Company holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares, with 11.95% or 21.42 million shares worth $593.53 million as of Jun 29, 2023.
Among Mutual Funds, the top two as of Jun 29, 2023 were Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund. With 4.39 million shares estimated at $121.62 million under it, the former controlled 2.45% of total outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund held about 2.02% of the shares, roughly 3.61 million shares worth around $100.15 million.