Closing Strong: Shift4 Payments Inc (FOUR) Ends at 73.36, Up 0.25 from Last Close

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After finishing at $73.18 in the prior trading day, Shift4 Payments Inc (NYSE: FOUR) closed at $73.36, up 0.25%. In other words, the price has increased by $0.25 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.1 million shares were traded. FOUR stock price reached its highest trading level at $75.28 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $73.05.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of FOUR by taking a closer look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 8.06 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 17.58. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.70 and its Current Ratio is at 1.70. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 2.63 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 2.62.

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, Wedbush on May 24, 2024, initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned the stock a target price of $75.

On April 19, 2024, Redburn Atlantic Upgraded its rating to Neutral which previously was Sell but kept the price unchanged to $53.

On February 13, 2024, The Benchmark Company started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $95.The Benchmark Company initiated its Buy rating on February 13, 2024, with a $95 target price.

Insider Transactions:

The insider trade also gives investors a glimpse into the future direction of stock prices, which can be beneficial to investors. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Jun 07 ’24 when Goldsmith-Grover Sarah sold 1,000 shares for $72.06 per share. The transaction valued at 72,060 led to the insider holds 9,474 shares of the business.

Isaacman Jared bought 29,669 shares of FOUR for $2,053,931 on Jun 06 ’24. The Chairman & CEO now owns 651,631 shares after completing the transaction at $69.23 per share. On Jun 03 ’24, another insider, Lauber David Taylor, who serves as the insider of the company, sold 15,000 shares for $69.26 each. As a result, the insider received 1,038,892 and left with 222,045 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, FOUR now has a Market Capitalization of 6422316032 and an Enterprise Value of 6149106176. As of this moment, Shift4’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 49.21, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 15.42. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.00. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 1.72 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 6.80. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.256 whereas that against EBITDA is 16.828.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for FOUR is 1.62, which has changed by 0.08955884 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2553556 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, FOUR has reached a high of $92.30, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $42.91. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 8.94%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 10.20%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 1.33M shares per day over the past 3-months and 987610 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 60.66M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 60.55M. Insiders hold about 4.97% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 94.61% stake in the company. Shares short for FOUR as of 1718323200 were 9447503 with a Short Ratio of 7.10, compared to 1715731200 on 7708641. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 9447503 and a Short% of Float of 15.439998999999998.

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