Check out these key findings about Tenable Holdings Inc. (TENB)

Tenable Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TENB) stock jumped 2.67% on Monday to $46.83 against a previous-day closing price of $45.61. With 0.52 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.82 million shares. During the session, the Software – Infrastructure company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $47.23 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $45.96. The 52-week range on TENB shows that it touched its highest point at $49.77 and its lowest point at $28.80 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $53.69. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.24.

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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 TENB was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 2.74%, but this was up by 5.90% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 11.93% while six-month performance rose 5.69%. The stock gained 19.62% in the past year, while it has gained 22.75% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for TENB yields -0.72 with Next year EPS estimates of 0.79. For the next quarter, that number is 0.18. This implies an EPS growth rate of -88.80% for this year and 20.74% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 50.30% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of -5.10%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 115.13 million TENB shares are outstanding with a float of 113.76 million shares on hand for trading. On Aug 30, 2023, short shares totaled 2.93 million, which was 2.54% higher than short shares on Jul 30, 2023. In addition to Dr. Amit Yoran Ph.D. as the firm’s Chairman, Pres & CEO, Mr. John C. Huffard Jr. serves as its Co-Founder & Director.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 91.68% of TENB’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company. Other institutions hold 59.04% of TENB, in contrast to 31.68% held by mutual funds. Shares owned by individuals account for 20.09%. As the largest shareholder in TENB with 10.06% of the stake, The Vanguard Group, Inc. holds 11,637,125 shares worth 11,637,125. A second-largest stockholder of TENB, Fidelity Management & Research Co, holds 9,084,260 shares, controlling over 7.86% of the firm’s shares. BlackRock Fund Advisors is the third largest shareholder in TENB, holding 8,123,292 shares or 7.03% stake. With a 3.06% stake in TENB, the Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF is the largest stakeholder. A total of 3,536,242 shares are owned by the mutual fund manager. The First Trust NASDAQ Cybersecurity, which owns about 2.75% of TENB stock, is the second-largest Mutual Fund holder. It holds 3,181,721 shares valued at 144.35 million. Vanguard Small Cap Index Fund holds 2.59% of the stake in TENB, owning 2,989,931 shares worth 135.65 million.

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, TENB reported revenue of $164.34M and operating income of -$23.22M. The EBITDA in the recently reported quarter was -$19.84M and diluted EPS was -$0.25.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for TENB 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 TENB analysts setting a high price target of $63.00 and a low target of $48.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $55.31. Based on these targets, TENB could surge 34.53% to reach the target high and rise by 2.5% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 18.11% 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 TENB stock several times over the past three months with 13 Buys and 12 Sells. In these transactions, 124,641 shares were bought while 93,440 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 51 while that of sell transactions has risen to 51 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 481,672 while 296,668 shares were sold.

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