Evercore ISI lowered the price target for the Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) stock to “an Outperform”. The rating was released on August 13, 2021. The stock was upgraded by BMO Capital Markets, who disclosed in a research note on June 30, 2021, from Market Perform to Outperform and set the price objective to $110.
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The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) dipped -0.07% to close Friday’s market session at $70.23, lower as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $69.58 and $71.03 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 14427228 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 20.16 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated -0.97% within the last five trades and -7.02% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price decreased -18.60% in the last 6 months and -13.00% was subtracted to its value over the previous 3 months. MU stock is trading at a margin of -7.32%, -9.71% and -11.48% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, MU deals in the Technology domain. The stock is trading -27.57 percent below its 52-week high and 66.22 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 28.72. 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 Micron Technology Inc.’s Profitability and Valuation Ratios Tell Us About the Stock?
The stock’s market cap achieved a total value of $79.12 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 price-to-earnings ratio for Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) is 19.38. The price-to-earnings ratio is a method of assessing corporate values by comparing them to their per-share profit. Forward P/E stands at 6.18. 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 3.10 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 1.86, 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, 0.10 percent of Micron Technology Inc. shares are owned by insiders, and 82.00 percent are held by financial institutions. Zinsner David, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Micron Technology Inc. (MU) has sold 8,050 shares of firm on Aug 16 at a price of $70.59 against the total amount of $0.57 million. In another inside trade, Poppen Joel L, SVP, General Counsel&Secretary of Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) sold 4,984 shares of the firm on Aug 11 for a total worth of $0.38 million at a price of $76.00. An inside trade which took place on Jul 15, SVP & Chief Financial Officer of Micron Technology Inc. Zinsner David sold 8,050 shares of firm against total price of $0.62 million at the cost of $77.16 per share.