Wolfe Research raised the price target for the QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE:QS) stock to “a Peer perform”. The rating was released on June 17, 2021. The research report from Robert W. Baird has initiated the stock to Neutral, with a price target set at $52. The stock was initiated by Morgan Stanley, who disclosed in a research note on February 12, 2021, to Overweight and set the price objective to $70. In their research brief published February 05, 2021, Goldman analysts initiated the QuantumScape Corporation stock to Neutral with a price target of $42.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE:QS) dipped -5.40% to close Wednesday’s market session at $25.03, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $24.44 and $26.39 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 14692861 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 12.44 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -17.53% within the last five trades and -17.47% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -57.93% in the last 6 months and -47.18% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. QS stock is trading at a margin of -11.21%, -14.71% and -35.96% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, QS deals in the Consumer Cyclical domain. The stock is trading -81.14 percent below its 52-week high and 156.98 percent above its 52-week low. For example, looking both at the price and the high and low measurements of 52 weeks will give you a clearer picture of the direction the price is heading. The firm’s Weighted Alpha is -49.08. A positive weighted alpha indicates the firm has done well over the course of the year, whereas one below 0 indicates that the firm has done poorly.
What Does QuantumScape Corporation’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $10.53 billion as of the last trading session. Market capitalization is the total value of all outstanding shares of a corporation and it is used to measure a company’s market value. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 7.13, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Almost all investors and traders prefer to invest in shares controlled by the management of a corporation as a management company will be more likely to run the business itself and to never conduct things against the management’s desires and will always try to do what is best for their shareholders. Currently, 28.90 percent of QuantumScape Corporation shares are owned by insiders, and 31.60 percent are held by financial institutions. Leohold Jurgen, the Director at QuantumScape Corporation (QS) has sold 52,705 shares of firm on Jun 11 at a price of $27.76 against the total amount of $1.46 million. In another inside trade, MCCARTHY MICHAEL O III, Chief Legal Officer of QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE:QS) sold 100,000 shares of the firm on Jun 04 for a total worth of $2.85 million at a price of $28.48. An inside trade which took place on May 28, Chief Technology Officer of QuantumScape Corporation Holme Timothy sold 224,617 shares of firm against total price of $5.86 million at the cost of $26.11 per share.