There are many powerful catalysts in the market: Guidewire Software Inc. (GWRE) can be one of them

The closing price of Guidewire Software Inc. (NYSE: GWRE) was $72.45 for the day, up 3.53% from the previous closing price of $69.98. In other words, the price has increased by $+2.47 from its previous closing price. On the day, 766327 shares were traded. GWRE stock price reached its highest trading level at $72.55 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $69.99.

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Ratios:

Our analysis of GWRE’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 3.70 and its Current Ratio is at 3.70. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.33 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.33.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for this company, Goldman on January 23, 2023, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $88.

On December 01, 2022, JP Morgan started tracking the stock assigning a Overweight rating and target price of $78.

On July 27, 2022, Oppenheimer started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $85.Oppenheimer initiated its Outperform rating on July 27, 2022, with a $85 target price.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jan 18 when Hung Priscilla sold 9,547 shares for $70.00 per share. The transaction valued at 668,290 led to the insider holds 57,915 shares of the business.

Cooper Jeffrey Elliott sold 403 shares of GWRE for $26,691 on Jan 10. The Chief Financial Officer now owns 64,321 shares after completing the transaction at $66.23 per share. On Dec 20, another insider, King James Winston, who serves as the Chief Admin Officer, Gen Couns of the company, sold 1,386 shares for $60.00 each. As a result, the insider received 83,160 and left with 37,942 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 6.87 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 5.09.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, GWRE has reached a high of $103.11, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $52.08. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 62.09, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 70.44.

Shares Statistics:

GWRE traded an average of 1.17M shares per day over the past three months and 859.5k shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 83.32M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 81.63M. Shares short for GWRE as of Oct 13, 2022 were 6.65M with a Short Ratio of 4.38M, compared to 4.69M on Sep 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7.91% and a Short% of Float of 7.92%.

Earnings Estimates

The firm’s stock currently is rated by 12 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.39 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.34 and a low estimate of -$0.48, while EPS last year was -$0.21. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.01, with high estimates of $0.13 and low estimates of -$0.08.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.01 and -$0.38 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.26. EPS for the following year is $0.14, with 13 analysts recommending between $0.47 and -$0.12.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 14 analysts have provided revenue estimates for GWRE’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $893.19M, while the lowest revenue estimate was $885M, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $889.73M. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $812.61M, up 9.50% from the average estimate. Based on 14 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $987M in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1B and the low estimate is $968.4M. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 10.90% from the average revenue estimate for this year.