Raymond James raised the price target for the Okta Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA) stock from “an Outperform” to “a Strong buy”. The rating was released on August 25, 2021. The research report from Goldman has initiated the stock to Buy, with a price target set at $312. The stock was initiated by Daiwa Securities, who disclosed in a research note on June 24, 2021, to Buy and set the price objective to $282. In their research brief published May 25, 2021, Stifel analysts initiated the Okta Inc. stock to Hold with a price target of $260.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Okta Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA) raised 5.32% to close Wednesday’s market session at $260.73, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $253.33 and $262.9573 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 2635129 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.69 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 13.89% within the last five trades and 5.01% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 1.74% in the last 6 months and 5.76% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. OKTA stock is trading at a margin of 8.83%, 7.75% and 6.31% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, OKTA deals in the Technology domain. The stock is trading -11.32 percent below its 52-week high and 40.90 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 23.15. 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 Okta Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
With regard to the profitability of the company, the operating margin is currently at -27.10 percent and the profit margin is -35.20 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 74.00 percent. The profit margin, also known as the revenue ratio or gross profit ratio, is an efficiency figure used to estimate the business’s profitability by comparing net income and sales. The higher the number, the more profits are generated for the company and vice versa.
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $34.56 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. Forward price-to-earnings is calculated using predicted earnings for the next financial year’s P/E determination. The stock has achieved an effective Price-to-Sales Ratio of 38.25 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 50.33, 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, 0.20 percent of Okta Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 91.20 percent are held by financial institutions. McKinnon Todd, the Chief Executive Officer at Okta Inc. (OKTA) has sold 13,818 shares of firm on Aug 20 at a price of $231.95 against the total amount of $3.21 million. In another inside trade, HOROWITZ BENJAMIN A, Director of Okta Inc. (NASDAQ:OKTA) sold 400 shares of the firm on Aug 03 for a total worth of $98473.0 at a price of $246.18. An inside trade which took place on Aug 02, Director of Okta Inc. HOROWITZ BENJAMIN A sold 80,000 shares of firm against total price of $19.63 million at the cost of $245.40 per share.