There is no way Teradyne, Inc. (TER) can keep these numbers up

With 1.38 million shares changed hands, the volume of the stock remained lighter than its average volume of 1.75 million shares. During the session, the Semiconductor Equipment & Materials company that operates in wider Technology sector, reached to the highest price of $98.64 whereas the lowest price it dropped to was $96.31. The 52-week range on TER shows that it touched its highest point at $119.20 and its lowest point at $81.07 during that stretch. It currently has a 1-year price target of $112.06. With its current market cap of 14.91 billion, TER has annualized dividend of $0.47 while the current yield stands at 0.48%. Beta for the stock currently stands at 1.55.

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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 TER was up-trending over the past week, with a rise of 0.95%, but this was down by -7.91% over a month. Three-month performance surged to 11.30% while six-month performance fell -8.24%. The stock lost -8.83% in the past year, while it has lost -10.15% so far this year. A look at the trailing 12-month EPS for TER yields 2.73 with Next year EPS estimates of 4.66. For the next quarter, that number is 0.33. This implies an EPS growth rate of -0.97% for this year and 60.69% for next year. EPS is expected to grow by 7.68% annually over the next five years; however, over the past five years, the company experienced an annual growth rate of 3.08%.

Float and Shares Shorts:

At present, 155.76 million TER shares are outstanding with a float of 152.27 million shares on hand for trading. On Jan 11, 2024, short shares totaled 4.68 million, which was 3.06% higher than short shares on Dec 14, 2023. In addition to WULF as the firm’s TeraWulf Inc., ESR=F serves as its EURO SHORT-TERM RATE (ESTR) FUT.

Institutional Ownership:

Through their ownership of 106.64% of TER’s outstanding shares, institutional investors have majority control over the company.

Analysts Ratings:

Reading analyst opinions is an effective way to decide where to invest, and there are several opinions available for TER 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 TER analysts setting a high price target of $140.00 and a low target of $90.00, the average target price over the next 12 months is $112.06. Based on these targets, TER could surge 43.58% to reach the target high and fall by -7.7% to reach the target low. Reaching the average price target will result in a growth of 14.92% from current levels.

Dividends & Yield:

In terms of dividends, TER has a current ratio of $0.48, which is $0.48 over the trailing 12-months, while a dividend of $0.4 is likely to be paid on average over the next five years. Dividend yield is another indicator that appeals to many investors, and TER currently yields $0.45. In the past year, TER’s dividend yield has been $0.45, but when looking at the stock over the past five years, its yield has been $0.48. Accordingly, TER has a current buyback yield of $2.66. This was $2.66 for the TTM, and it was $4.31 for the past five years.

Summary of Insider Activity:

Insiders traded TER stock several times over the past three months with 0 Buys and 0 Sells. In these transactions, 0 shares were bought while 0 shares were sold. The number of buy transactions has increased to 25 while that of sell transactions has risen to 17 over the past year. The total number of shares bought during that period was 31,462 while 39,151 shares were sold.