Is Pinterest stock a fad or a trend with 2.2% gains?

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Pinterest tried to do something on a last trading day this week, but 2% stock price increase is nothing to write home about. Can they do any better in the future?

We will take a look at EPS for Pinterest Inc (NYSE:PINS) which is earnings per share (EPS) trailing twelwe months. This is monetary value of earnings per outstanding share of common stock for a company, in this case PINS share

In the United States, the Financial Accounting Standards Board requires EPS information for the four major categories of the income statement: continuing operations, discontinued operations,net income and extraordinary items.

Here is the latest data for PINS stock as of April 17,2020

  • Price/Earnings trailing 12 months———–
  • Earnings Per Share trailing 12 months—–-3.24
  • Most Recent Earnings————————0.12 on 02/06/20
  • Next Earnings Date————————–05/05/20

Average Analyst Ratings

A price target is the envisioned future price point of an asset (usually stock) as explained by an investment analyst or a Wall street advisor. The price target is based on many assumptions such as tech levels, cash flow, recent news and supply and demand.  Price targets  change often when the market is volatile and during crisis, that is why you need to stay in the loop and any new information. 

Current Rating for NYSE:PINS according to Barchart analysts
Moderate Buy
Based on 19 analysts offering recommendations.
9 Strong Buy 1 Moderate Buy 9 Hold
 

How has NYSE:PINS stock performed recently?

A stock’s performance is more than just a set of random numbers. We need to place those numbers in context to understand it properly. On the surface, it feels awesome to see that a stock you invested in has returned 30% Year to date when viewing the starting price versus the ending price, but you need to look a little deeper. Was the stock abnormally low on the first trading day? If so, it could throw the numbers off.

Here are the latest numbers for Pinterest (NYSE:PINS) stock

 
Previous Close17.01
Volume2,269,972
Avg Vol10,222,501
Stochastic %K87.40%
Weighted Alpha-37.00
5-Day Change+0.66 (+3.91%)
52-Week Range10.10 – 36.83
 
Looking at the numbers we are proceeding to Analysts target prices for PINS per share

Analyst Target Prices

HIGH TARGET 35.00
 
MEAN TARGET 25.15
 
LOW TARGET 16.00
52 WK HIGH 36.83
 
52 WK LOW 10.10

Latest insight into the Pinterest Inc (NYSE:PINS) stock fundamentals

The price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is best calculated by taking a company’s market capitalization  and simply divide it by the company’s total revenue over the trailing 12 months. This number shows how much the market values every dollar of the company’s sales. This ratio can be effective in valuing growth stocks that have yet to turn a profit or have suffered a temporary setback.

So, lets take a look at  the latest PINS share values after most recent trading day on NYSE:

  • Market Capitalization, $K9,740,215
  • Shares Outstanding, K572,617
  • Annual Sales, $1,143 M
  • Annual Income, $-1,361,370 K
  • 60-Month BetaN/A
  • Price/Sales8.53
  • Price/Cash FlowN/A
  • Price/Book4.80

The Price/Cash flow numbers that you can see in the table above(P/S) are a strong stock valuation indicator or multiple that measures the value of a stock’s price relative to its operating cash flow per share.