The Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) went up by 15.92% in Wednesday’s trading session, a rise equivalent to $5.15 from pervious market close price. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $32.49, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $39.33. JACK finished the previous session at $32.34 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $2.9 million.
In the 100 days of trading, JACK managed to top a 74.62% Moving average. Additionally, Jack in the Box Inc. shares have achieved a 52-week range between 16.81 and 93.12 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 28.41%.
The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 17.82M, equal to the value of $668.07M in market capitalization. In the last 30 days, Jack in the Box Inc. shares went down by -54.51%, adding 82.42 to growth in value, on top of a +123.02% boost since 02/25/20.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) Analyst’s Estimates
Jack in the Box Inc. (JACK) could record at least $1.01 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 05/13/2020, a number that would actually represent an increase of 5.09 YOY.
According to the average analyst rating, Jack in the Box Inc. would be rated as Overweight. Out of 19 different analysts monitoring JACK stock, 8 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 9 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 0 indicate that JACK is an OVERWEIGHT, 2 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERWEIGHT.
On March 25, 2020, the stock earned a Downgrade rating due to a new analyst call from Cowen, while analysts from KeyBanc Capital Markets believe that the stock is set at Sector Weight, as concluded on March 18, 2020. Robert W. Baird, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Neutral as confirmed through a call on February 21, 2020.
Regardless of the rating, Cowen did increase their price from $91 to $102 as they are considering target share price analysis. Telsey Advisory Group, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on August 22, 2019, giving the stock a Outperform rating.
JACK Key Ratios To Watch:
Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +30.49% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +22.45%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at 10.21%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 1.48. Additionally, Jack in the Box Inc. is recording price volatility of 24.61% for the period of the last seven days and 16.76% in the last 30 days.
Jack in the Box Inc. (NASDAQ:JACK) Technical Outlook
For the period of the last 50 days, Jack in the Box Inc. had its Raw Stochastic average set at 28.41% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 33.40%. Stochastic %K for Jack in the Box Inc., with the last 20 days included, was set at 23.42%, having Stochastic %D topping 16.48%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be discouraging for Jack in the Box Inc. stocks with recording -51.95% in metrics.
Jack in the Box Inc. Insider Watch:
Similarly, 116.01% of the company’s float is held by institutions – and there are 307 institutions in total holding shares of this company. Positions in Jack in the Box Inc. stocks held by institutional investors has been changing actively in the past six months, a period during which there were 38 insider purchases amounting to 103160 shares. Similarly, there were 45 sale transactions amounting to 103795 shares, with the net shares purchased during the last six months reaching -635.