As of Thursday, Wix.com Ltd.’s (NASDAQ:WIX) stock closed at $68.27, up from $65.85 the previous day. While Wix.com Ltd. has overperformed by 3.68%, investors are advised to look at stock chart patterns for technical insight. Within its last year performance, WIX fell by -76.81%, with highs and lows ranging from $299.26 to $53.12, whereas the simple moving average fell by -37.51% in the last 200 days.
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On July 27, 2022, Oppenheimer started tracking Wix.com Ltd. (NASDAQ: WIX) recommending Perform. A report published by Morgan Stanley on May 20, 2022, Downgraded its rating to ‘Equal-Weight’ for WIX. Piper Sandler also Downgraded WIX shares as ‘Underweight’, setting a target price of $78 on the company’s shares in a report dated April 25, 2022. Citigroup Initiated an Buy rating on April 20, 2022, and assigned a price target of $120. The Benchmark Company initiated its ‘Hold’ rating for WIX, as published in its report on April 14, 2022. Atlantic Equities’s report from March 01, 2022 suggests a price prediction of $100 for WIX shares, giving the stock a ‘Neutral’ rating. Wolfe Research also rated the stock as ‘Outperform’.
Analysis of Wix.com Ltd. (WIX)
Further, the quarter-over-quarter increase in sales is 13.60%, showing a positive trend in the upcoming months.
One of the most important indicators of Wix.com Ltd.’s future performance is equity, which can be evaluated using several well-rounded types of analysis and research techniques. The goal here is to ensure that your current return on equity of -176.20% is sufficient for you to turn a profit off your investment. Taking into account the quick ratio of the company, currently set at 1.60, you can see that the company can cover any debts it may have, which can easily be seen in the annual report of the company.
For any stock, average volume can also provide valuable insight into volatility, and WIX is recording 1.23M average volume. On a monthly basis, the volatility of the stock is set at 5.62%, whereas on a weekly basis, it is put at 5.38%, with a gain of 14.26% over the past seven days. Furthermore, long-term investors anticipate a median target price of $93.00, showing growth from the present price of $68.27, which can serve as yet another indication of whether WIX is worth investing in or should be passed over.
How Do You Analyze Wix.com Ltd. Shares?
Along with the fundamentals, it is also important to consider how many employees own shares of the company. This is because the values should be in line with investors’ expectations. As such, the current holdings of company stock inside the company are set at 3.39%. This can enable you to see the extent to which executives own the company’s stock. As opposed to executive stock, institutional ownership accounts for 94.90% of the company’s shares, contributing to an indication of company value, since large shareholders may signify strength within the organization.
Are institutional investors increasing their holdings in WIX shares?
The recent increase in stakes in WIX appears to be a result of several institutional investors and hedge funds increasing their positions. Baillie Gifford & Co.’s position in WIX has increased by 91.43% in the first quarter. The company now owns 7,245,476 shares of the stock, with a value of $474.94 million, following the purchase of 3,460,550 additional shares during the last quarter. Flossbach von Storch AG made another increased to its shares in WIX during the first quarter, upping its stake by 12.90%. During the last quarter, the company picked up 517,884 additional shares for a total stake of worth $297.05 million, bringing number of shares owned by the company to 4,531,581.
During the first quarter, Jackson Square Partners LLC added a 1,299,444 position in WIX. Principal Global Investors LLC purchased an additional 98462.0 shares in the last quarter, increasing its holdings by 3.35%, now holding 3.03 million shares worth $198.93 million. At the end of the first quarter, BlackRock Fund Advisors decreased its WIX holdings by -2.84% and now holds 2.65 million WIX shares valued at $173.56 million with the lessened 77259.0 shares during the period. WIX shares are owned by institutional investors to the tune of 94.90% at present.