SEI Investments Co. [NASDAQ:SEIC]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Pro stock traders frequently make sure to pay attention what expert market analysts are saying about a potential stock buy. Regarding SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] right now, the most recent ratings from Wall St. analysts that we can see right now is regarding the quarter that’s slated to end in December. On average, stock market experts give SEIC an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 42.51 to 59.31. This is compared to its latest closing price of $49.69.
Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] is sitting at 2.29. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.29.
For the quarter ending in Dec-18 SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] generated $0.41 billion in sales. That’s 0.32% higher than the average estimate of $0.4 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.
Keep your eyes peeled for the next scheduled financial results to be made public for this company, which are scheduled to be released on Wed 24 Apr (In 70 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of SEI Investments Co. [SEIC]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] sitting at +27.16 and its Gross Margin at +82.10, this company’s Net Margin is now 29.90%. These measurements indicate that SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 28.45, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 15.40%. Its Return on Equity is 32.96, and its Return on Assets is 26.45. These metrics all suggest that SEI Investments Co. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.
What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 13.09. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.18.
Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.61 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.85.
Let’s now turn our attention to trading performance: SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] has 156.08M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $7.91B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 42.27 to 78.35. At its current price, it has moved by -35.30% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 19.92% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.23, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 61.85. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is SEI Investments Co. [SEIC] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of SEI Investments Co. [SEIC], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.