JP Morgan raised the price target for the BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) stock from “a Neutral” to “an Overweight”. The rating was released on May 13, 2021. The research report from JP Morgan has downgraded the stock from Overweight to Neutral, with a price target set at $41. The stock was upgraded by MKM Partners, who disclosed in a research note on October 29, 2020, from Sell to Neutral and set the price objective to $37. In their research brief published August 14, 2020, DA Davidson analysts initiated the BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. stock to Buy with a price target of $50.
The latest trade, Performances and Moving Averages give us the following Picture
The share price of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) raised 1.89% to close Friday’s market session at $48.55, higher as compared to yesterday’s close. The stock price fluctuated between $47.7776 and $48.81 throughout the trading session with the volume trading being 714031 shares, which represented a significant variation when compared to the three months average volume of 1.36 million shares. The firm’s stock price fluctuated 3.61% within the last five trades and 2.79% within the last 30 trades, which was a significant change from the beginning of this year. Despite the fact that the share price increased 24.97% in the last 6 months and 9.47% was added to its value over the previous 3 months. BJ stock is trading at a margin of 3.48%, 4.72% and 13.96% apart from the 20-Day, 50-Day and 200-Day Simple Moving Average prices.
As of the close of trading, BJ deals in the Consumer Defensive domain. The stock is trading -3.25 percent below its 52-week high and 34.60 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 25.74. 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 BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings 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 4.00 percent and the profit margin is 2.60 percent, and the company has reported a gross margin of 19.20 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 $6.61 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 BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) is 16.58. 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 16.75. 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 0.43 that mirrors the cost to be found for sales by the market. The firm managed a Price-to-Book ratio of 15.92, which equates the market value of a stock with its book value.
Is Insider Trading a Real Thing?
Kessler Scott, the EVP, Chief Information Officer at BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (BJ) has sold 32,813 shares of firm on Jun 09 at a price of $47.40 against the total amount of $1.56 million. In another inside trade, Poulliot Brian, EVP, Enterprise Analytics of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BJ) sold 2,040 shares of the firm on Jun 07 for a total worth of $96002.0 at a price of $47.06. An inside trade which took place on Jun 04, EVP, Enterprise Analytics of BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc. Poulliot Brian sold 60 shares of firm against total price of $2820.0 at the cost of $47.00 per share.