Etsy Inc. [NASDAQ:ETSY] shares are showing an active tape with a current price of $143.64 on Thursday.
Etsy Inc. is in the Consumer Cyclical sector under the Internet Retail industry. This week, we are watching the stock hit price per sales of 14.81 with an earning per share of 1.16.
For the year, the stock is trading 214.99% and the five-day change stands at 5.96%. As a point of reference, the S&P 500 is trading 0.5% YTD.
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Holding a Market Cap of $16.66 billion, Etsy Inc. has seen a trading range over the last year of $29.95-$145.15.
For the last five days, ETSY is up from its last closing price. The average shares trading hands each day is 4.08M, with average 10-day volume coming in at 3.43 million.
Using a Force Index Indicator is a good way to look at how strong actual buying and selling pressure is for ETSY. When we apply the Elder Force Index to Etsy Inc., we are seeing an Elder Force Indicator number of 3535512.0.
The recent performance of the stock is another area that can tell traders how to proceed. ETSY is presenting an interesting case. This can be seen in the Forward P/E ratio, which currently stands at 65.95. Moreover, the company’s enterprise value has gone from $12.71B to $4.58B quarter-over-quarter. Obviously, the company is heading in the wrong direction, but there are still opportunities for growth in the sector.
In the last quarter, ETSY made a profit of 317.36 million. Etsy Inc. also saw quarter revenue growth year over year of 35.56%. In addition, the company has operating cash flow of $375.72 million.
Looking at popular technical indicators, the company’s 5-day moving average is 139.46 compared to the 50-day moving average of 121.33. So, we are clearly seeing an upward trajectory here.
The Relative Strength Index or RSI is an indicator ranging between 0 and 100 that traders use to determine if a stock is “overbought” or “oversold.” A strong uptrend tending to reach into the “overbought” status is above 70, while a downward trend will stay around the 30 mark. ETSY currently holds a 9-day RSI of 74.45%, while 100-day RSI stands at 60.31%.
Another indicator we believe is worth keeping tabs on is the Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD. Similar to the concept of the Force Index — on the basis of price momentum — the MACD gives traders a tool to measure the turning point of a stock even during rapid fluctuations in price. Buy and sell signals are determined by a stock’s relation to the zero line, so if a stock is above a zero line for many weeks it might be a “buy.” On the other hand, if a stock is below the zero line consistently, it might be one to stay away from. Also, if the MACD line reaches a peak and dips, its momentum may be waning. ETSY’s 9-day MACD is 8.07 and the company’s 100-day MACD stands at 32.76.
Another area that is important to analyze is insider moves and majority shareholders. While this is not always an error-free way to tell what the future holds for a stock, you can maybe gather important information from reading the tea leaves about who is buying and selling.
The major holders for this stock are 0.94% by insiders and 99.54% by institutions. Regarding institutional holdings, Blackrock Inc. owns 9.43%, while the second top holder, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The), currently owns 9.32%.
Over the last six months, insiders have sold 741 with the most recent transaction from Buckley Merilee, Chief Accounting Officer, with a sell at price 135.26 per share.
Overall, the recommended rating for ETSY is Strong Buy. Currently, the company has 13 analysts watching the stock, and the average quarterly earnings estimate is 0.58. Quarterly revenue estimates are averaging 411.44M with the high estimate reaching 440.1M and the low at 394.1M.
To review, the current 1-year target estimate is sitting at 152.53, while the current price 143.64. Based on this, we expect the stock to rise considering the aforementioned fundamentals.