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Splunk Inc. [NASDAQ: SPLK] opened at $144.00 and closed at $148.04 a share within trading session on Dec 3, 2019. That means that the stock dropped by -0.58% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $147.18.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Splunk Inc. [NASDAQ: SPLK] had 814234 shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 1.90M shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 3.62%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 2.89%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $90.08 during that period and SPLK managed to take a rebound to $152.68 in the last 52 weeks.

Splunk Inc. [NASDAQ:SPLK]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Its stock price has been found in the range of 90.08 to 152.68. This is compared to its latest closing price of $148.04.

Keep your eyes peeled for the soon-to-be-published financial results of this company, which are expected to be made public on Thu 21 Nov (12 days ago).

Fundamental Analysis of Splunk Inc. [SPLK]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Splunk Inc. [SPLK] sitting at -13.60 and its Gross Margin at +80.88.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -12.38, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -8.40%. Its Return on Equity is -23.68, and its Return on Assets is -8.42. These metrics suggest that this Splunk 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, Splunk Inc. [SPLK] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity

ratio of 107.50. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 51.81, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 36.32. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is -5.84, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 107.50.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -113.66. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 10.00, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.10. Splunk Inc. [SPLK] has a Price to Book Ratio of 12.25, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 61.36.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Splunk Inc. [SPLK] earns $409,775 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 4.19 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.55. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 3.23 and its Current Ratio is 3.23. 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.

Splunk Inc. [SPLK] has 153.15M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $22.67B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 90.08 to 152.68. At its current price, it has moved down by -3.60% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 63.39% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 2.11, which indicates that it is 3.62% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 71.63. This RSI suggests that Splunk Inc. is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is Splunk Inc. [SPLK] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Splunk Inc. [SPLK], 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.