NortonLifeLock Inc. [NASDAQ: NLOK] dipped by -0.57% on the last trading session, reaching $24.43 price per share at the time. NortonLifeLock Inc. represents 619.00M in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $15.21B with the latest information.

The NortonLifeLock Inc. traded at the price of $24.43 with 716035 shares were bought and sold during the latest trading session. Over the period of the last 3 months, the average trading volume of NLOK shares recorded 5.53M.

NortonLifeLock Inc. [NASDAQ:NLOK]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 17.42 to 26.07. This is compared to its latest closing price of $24.57.

Fundamental Analysis of NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] sitting at +13.19 and its Gross Margin at +73.43, this company’s Net Margin is now 0.60%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 6.17, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 2.30%. Its Return on Equity is 0.30, and its Return on Assets is 0.10. These metrics suggest that this NortonLifeLock Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 77.59. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 43.69, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 27.93. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 3.00, and its Long-Term Debt to

Total Capital is 69.03.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 14.43 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 3.59. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 4.20, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.25. NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] has a Price to Book Ratio of 2.52, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 10.16 and P/E Ratio of 17.32. These metrics all suggest that NortonLifeLock Inc. is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] earns $397,563 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 6.24 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.30. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 0.82 and its Current Ratio is 0.82. This company is not investing its short-term assets in an optimally efficient way, making it a riskier investment.

NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] has 619.00M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $15.21B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 17.42 to 26.07. At its current price, it has moved down by -6.29% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 40.20% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.30, which indicates that it is 2.93% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 59.26. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] a Reliable Buy?

NortonLifeLock Inc. [NLOK] stock is presenting a less attractive investment opportunity when compared to similarly-sized corporations in the same industry. The price performance of these shares has not shown much promise, and the financial results that this company has recently delivered present a highly risky investment.