Burlington Stores Inc. (NYSE:BURL) stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.91% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price decrease of more than -0.78%. Over the last 12 months, BURL stock dropped by 16.14%. The one-year BURL stock forecast points to a potential downside of -0.13, with the average price target set at $218.82 per share. The average equity rating for BURL stock is currently 2.10, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.
The market cap for BURL stock reached $12.88 billion, with 66.27 million shares outstanding and 65.85 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 913.94K shares, BURL reached a trading volume of 586214 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL):
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BURL shares is $219.12 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BURL stock is a recommendation set at 2.10. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
UBS have made an estimate for Burlington Stores Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on September 17, 2019. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Telsey Advisory Group raised their target price from $165 to $210. The new note on the price target was released on August 30, 2019, representing the official price target for Burlington Stores Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $200, while Robert W. Baird analysts kept a Outperform rating on BURL stock. On March 08, 2019, analysts decreased their price target for BURL shares from 190 to 165.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Burlington Stores Inc. is set at 4.57, with the Price to Sales ratio for BURL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.86. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 40.66, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.47. Price to Free Cash Flow for BURL in the course of the last twelve months was 35.24 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.30.
BURL stock trade performance evaluation
Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.78. With this latest performance, BURL shares dropped by -2.39% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 15.06% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 16.14% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BURL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 41.90, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 41.31, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 49.33 for Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL). The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 194.15, while it was recorded at 194.90 for the last single week of trading, and 172.65 for the last 200 days.
Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL): An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) shares currently have an operating margin of +8.45 and a Gross Margin at +38.73. Burlington Stores Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +6.22.
Return on Total Capital for BURL is now 44.69, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 33.09. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 202.57, with Return on Assets sitting at 14.08. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 305.71. Additionally, BURL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 75.35, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 32.04. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 304.81, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 75.13.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) managed to generate an average of $9,426 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 102.28 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.26. Burlington Stores Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.30 and a Current Ratio set at 0.90.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Burlington Stores Inc. posted 1.21/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 1.06/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 14.20%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BURL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Burlington Stores Inc. go to 13.49%.
Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL): Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $14,119 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BURL stocks are: PRICE T ROWE ASSOCIATES INC /MD/ with ownership of 10,213,395, which is approximately 0.384% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 5,909,505 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.0 billion in BURL stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $1.0 billion in BURL stock with ownership of nearly 10.764% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Burlington Stores Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of August and at the time of the August reporting period, where 168 institutional holders increased their position in Burlington Stores Inc. (NYSE:BURL) by around 9,588,250 shares. Additionally, 261 investors decreased positions by around 11,022,096 shares, while 46 investors held positions by with 51,380,731 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 71,991,077 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BURL stock had 52 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,730,820 shares, while 65 institutional investors sold positions of 2,277,672 shares during the same period.