Manhattan Associates, Inc. [NASDAQ:MANH]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders oftentimes pay a lot of attention to what top analysts say regarding a potential investment. Regarding Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH], the latest average analyst recommendation we can see is from the quarter closing in December. On average, stock market experts give MANH an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 39.01 to 67.37. This is compared to its latest closing price of $66.98.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] is sitting at 2.25. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.50.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] generated $0.15 billion in sales. That’s 7.88% higher than the average estimate of $0.14 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.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Tue 23 Jul (In 89 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] sitting at +23.94 and its Gross Margin at +55.38, this company’s Net Margin is now 18.70%. These measurements indicate that Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 83.13, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 69.60%. Its Return on Equity is 65.00, and its Return on Assets is 33.65. These metrics all suggest that Manhattan Associates, Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 25.15. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 6.41. Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] has a Price to Book Ratio of 18.68, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 20.49 and P/E Ratio of 41.93. These metrics suggest that this publicly-traded organization will not likely result in investment gains.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] earns $186,386 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 5.79 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.80. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.48 and its Current Ratio is 1.48. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] has 64.34M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $4.31B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 39.01 to 67.37. At its current price, it has moved by -1.91% from its 52-week high, and it has moved 69.39% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.49, which indicates that it is more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 79.84. This RSI suggests that Manhattan Associates, Inc. is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Manhattan Associates, Inc. [MANH], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.