Market Recap Check: Corteva Inc (CTVA)’s Negative Finish at 51.72, Up/Down -1.37

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The price of Corteva Inc (NYSE: CTVA) closed at $51.72 in the last session, down -1.37% from day before closing price of $52.44. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.37 from its previous closing price. On the day, 2.82 million shares were traded. CTVA stock price reached its highest trading level at $52.565 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $51.5.


We take a closer look at CTVA’s different ratios to gain a better understanding of the stock. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 16.63 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 19.18. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 0.97 and its Current Ratio is at 1.51. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.19 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.10.

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 the company, JP Morgan on April 12, 2024, Downgraded its rating to Neutral and sets its target price to $57 from $58 previously.

On March 01, 2024, Wolfe Research started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $67.

Loop Capital Upgraded its Hold to Buy on February 12, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $57 to $65.

Insider Transactions:

An investor can also benefit from insider trades by learning what management is thinking about the future direction of stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on May 14 ’24 when FUERER CORNEL B sold 39,736 shares for $57.41 per share. The transaction valued at 2,281,244 led to the insider holds 126,628 shares of the business.

Eathington Samuel R sold 31,686 shares of CTVA for $1,826,381 on May 09 ’24. The insider now owns 53,854 shares after completing the transaction at $57.64 per share. On May 06 ’24, another insider, TITUS BRIAN, who serves as the insider of the company, sold 12,134 shares for $56.65 each. As a result, the insider received 687,338 and left with 13,495 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, CTVA now has a Market Capitalization of 36047597568 and an Enterprise Value of 39270600704. As of this moment, Corteva’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 65.96, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 14.82. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 4.89. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.14 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.46. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.333 whereas that against EBITDA is 13.06.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for CTVA is 0.77, which has changed by -0.05135733 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, CTVA has reached a high of $58.76, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $43.22. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -5.32%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 0.46%.

Shares Statistics:

According to the various share statistics, CTVA traded on average about 3.28M shares per day over the past 3-months and 2985280 shares per day over the past 10 days. A total of 701.26M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 695.96M. Insiders hold about 0.15% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 84.13% stake in the company. Shares short for CTVA as of 1718323200 were 8456692 with a Short Ratio of 2.58, compared to 1715731200 on 8496774. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 8456692 and a Short% of Float of 1.37.

Dividends & Splits

The forward annual dividend rate for CTVA is 0.64, which was 0.64 in the trailing 12 months. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.0122044245The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.14.

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