AgileThought Inc. (NASDAQ: AGIL) stock jumped 3.89% on Monday to $0.15 against a previous-day closing price of $0.14. With 9.16 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained heavier than its average volume of 3.68 million shares. During the session, the Information Technology Services company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $0.1994 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $0.1408. The 52-week range on AGIL shows that it touched its highest point at $4.80 and its lowest point at $0.12 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $2.25. Beta for the stock currently stands at -0.04.
Price Performance and Earnings:
Stock performance is one of the indicators that investors use to determine whether they will profit from a stock. The price performance of AGIL was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 17.41%, but this was down by -74.64% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -79.86% while six-month performance fell -96.27%. The stock lost -96.12% in the past year, while it has lost -96.50% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for AGIL yields -1.44 with Next year EPS estimates of -0.25. For the next quarter, that number is -0.11. This implies an EPS growth rate of 18.60% for this year and 80.50% for next year.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 48.82 million AGIL shares are outstanding with a float of 31.67 million shares on hand for trading. On Aug 30, 2023, short shares totaled 1.23 million, which was 2.34% higher than short shares on Jul 30, 2023. In addition to Mr. Manuel Senderos Fernandez as the firm’s Chairman, CEO & Pres, Mr. Garduno Gonzalez Elizondo-Mauricio serves as its VP of Bus. Devel. & Director.
Through their ownership of 50.09% of AGIL’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company. Other institutions hold 24.84% of AGIL, in contrast to 20.37% held by mutual funds. Shares owned by individuals account for 2.06%. As the largest shareholder in AGIL with 18.31% of the stake, Credit Suisse Asset Management LL holds 9,596,232 shares worth 9,596,232. A second-largest stockholder of AGIL, William Blair Investment Manageme, holds 1,610,462 shares, controlling over 3.07% of the firm’s shares. Wasatch Advisors, Inc. is the third largest shareholder in AGIL, holding 951,843 shares or 1.82% stake. With a 0.90% stake in AGIL, the Wasatch Micro Cap Value Fund is the largest stakeholder. A total of 472,987 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF, which owns about 0.31% of AGIL stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 160,345 shares valued at 33993.0. Fidelity Extended Market Index Fu holds 0.26% of the stake in AGIL, owning 134,612 shares worth 28538.0.
An Overview of Recent Financials:
Understanding a company as a customer does not mean you will understand it as an investor. The wise investor uses quantitative research to analyze metrics such as revenue, net income, and earnings. In its fiscal quarter reported on Jun 29, 2023, AGIL reported revenue of $46.17M and operating income of -$547.00k. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was $676.00k and diluted EPS was -$0.08.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for AGIL since 0 analysts follow the stock currently. In the same way, a target price assigned to a stock can also reveal much about its potential. With AGIL analysts setting a high price target of $2.00 and a low target of $2.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $2.00. Based on these targets, AGIL could surge 1233.33% to reach the target high and rise by 1233.33% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 1233.33% from current levels.
EPS: Estimates vs Actual
It is also common to use earnings estimates to evaluate a firm’s growth potential and to determine trading strategy.
Summary of Insider Activity:
Insiders traded AGIL stock several times over the past three months with 2 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 18,000 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 16 while that of sell transactions has risen to 41 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 137,794 while 646,637 shares were sold.