Wallbox N.V (NYSE: WBX) stock fell -5.96% on Friday to $1.42 against a previous-day closing price of $1.51. With 0.38 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 0.7 million shares. During the session, the Electronic Components company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $1.5100 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $1.4000. The 52-week range on WBX shows that it touched its highest point at $6.53 and its lowest point at $1.24 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $3.32. Beta for the stock currently stands at 2.35.
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 WBX was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 2.90%, but this was down by -27.55% over a month. Three-month performance dropped to -48.74% while six-month performance fell -56.44%. The stock lost -74.87% in the past year, while it has lost -60.34% so far this year. For the next quarter, that number is -0.13. This implies an EPS growth rate of -71.30% for this year and 71.45% for next year.
Float and Shares Shorts:
At present, 148.90 million WBX shares are outstanding with a float of 60.39 million shares on hand for trading. On Oct 30, 2023, short shares totaled 6.12 million, which was 3.13% higher than short shares on Sep 28, 2023. In addition to Mr. Enric Asuncion Escorsa as the firm’s Co-Founder, CEO & Executive Director, Mr. Eduard Castaneda Mane serves as its Co-founder & Chief Innovation Officer.
Through their ownership of 14.43% of WBX’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have minority control over the company. Other institutions hold 5.19% of WBX, in contrast to 1.42% held by mutual funds. As the largest shareholder in WBX with 1.94% of the stake, Janus Henderson Investors US LLC holds 3,353,742 shares worth 3,353,742. A second-largest stockholder of WBX, Invesco Capital Management LLC, holds 2,918,993 shares, controlling over 1.69% of the firm’s shares. Stifel Nicolaus & Co., Inc. is the third largest shareholder in WBX, holding 1,365,709 shares or 0.79% stake.
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. Over the past year, revenue came in at $112.07M while operating income stood at -$103.73M. EBITDA for the full year was -$114.82M.
Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for WBX 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 WBX analysts setting a high price target of $4.67 and a low target of $1.64, the average target price over the next 12 months is $3.15. Based on these targets, WBX could surge 228.87% to reach the target high and rise by 15.49% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 121.83% from current levels.