Financial Health Report: Advantage Solutions Inc. (ADV)’s Ratios Tell a Tale

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Advantage Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ: ADV) closed the day trading at $3.42 down -2.56% from the previous closing price of $3.51. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.56 from its previous closing price. On the day, 1.68 million shares were traded. ADV stock price reached its highest trading level at $3.66 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $3.3.


For a better understanding of ADV, let’s look at its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 8.66 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 8.33. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.95 and its Current Ratio is at 1.95. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 1.65 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 1.64.

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, Canaccord Genuity on December 06, 2023, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $4.

On March 30, 2022, Deutsche Bank started tracking the stock assigning a Hold rating and target price of $7.Deutsche Bank initiated its Hold rating on March 30, 2022, with a $7 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 Mar 11 ’24 when Pestello Jack Anthony bought 10,000 shares for $3.87 per share. The transaction valued at 38,700 led to the insider holds 146,279 shares of the business.

Growe Christopher bought 10,000 shares of ADV for $34,868 on Mar 06 ’24. The Chief Financial Officer now owns 110,000 shares after completing the transaction at $3.49 per share. On Mar 04 ’24, another insider, PEACOCK DAVID A, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the company, bought 15,000 shares for $3.60 each. As a result, the insider paid 54,026 and bolstered with 1,968,112 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, ADV now has a Market Capitalization of 1101855616 and an Enterprise Value of 2777120000. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.27 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.00. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 0.668 whereas that against EBITDA is 8.218.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for ADV is 1.60, which has changed by 1.0853658 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.2704494 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, ADV has reached a high of $4.95, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $1.27. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -18.58%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 1.53%.

Shares Statistics:

Over the past 3-months, ADV traded about 746.94K shares per day on average, while over the past 10 days, ADV traded about 1009860 shares per day. A total of 318.64M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 23.13M. Insiders hold about 92.86% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 19.29% stake in the company. Shares short for ADV as of 1714435200 were 7775903 with a Short Ratio of 10.41, compared to 1711584000 on 7016775. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 7775903 and a Short% of Float of 6.64.

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