Market Watch Highlights: ACI Worldwide Inc (ACIW) Ends on an Downturn Note at 35.93

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As of close of business last night, ACI Worldwide Inc’s stock clocked out at $35.93, down -0.66% from its previous closing price of $36.17. In other words, the price has decreased by -$0.66 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.6 million shares were traded. ACIW stock price reached its highest trading level at $36.27 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $35.6138.

Ratios:

To gain a deeper understanding of ACIW’s stock, we examine its different ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 20.66 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 15.67. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.37 and its Current Ratio is at 1.37. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.85 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.80.

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, Jefferies on March 08, 2024, initiated with a Buy rating and assigned the stock a target price of $38.

On November 21, 2023, Seaport Research Partners started tracking the stock assigning a Buy rating and target price of $31.

Insider Transactions:

Investing in insider trades can also provide an investor with insight into how management views future stock prices. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Dec 04 ’23 when Silva Alessandro sold 17,817 shares for $27.72 per share. The transaction valued at 493,807 led to the insider holds 52,062 shares of the business.

Behrens Scott W sold 35,003 shares of ACIW for $942,995 on Dec 01 ’23. The Chief Financial Officer now owns 430,165 shares after completing the transaction at $26.94 per share. On Aug 08 ’23, another insider, Guerra Deborah L, who serves as the Chief Product Officer of the company, sold 3,426 shares for $23.22 each. As a result, the insider received 79,551 and left with 51,724 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, ACIW now has a Market Capitalization of 3788459264 and an Enterprise Value of 4675998720. As of this moment, ACI’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 26.87, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 19.97. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 2.24. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.56 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 3.04. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 3.162 whereas that against EBITDA is 14.133.

Stock Price History:

The Beta on a monthly basis for ACIW is 1.20, which has changed by 0.43777514 over the last 52 weeks, in comparison to a change of 0.26265144 over the same period for the S&P500. Over the past 52 weeks, ACIW has reached a high of $36.46, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $19.56. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 9.70%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 30.13%.

Shares Statistics:

It appears that ACIW traded 563.30K shares on average per day over the past three months and 706420 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 108.08M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 103.77M. Insiders hold about 1.59% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 104.46% stake in the company. Shares short for ACIW as of 1714435200 were 2652891 with a Short Ratio of 4.71, compared to 1711584000 on 2336330. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 2652891 and a Short% of Float of 3.6199997999999995.

Earnings Estimates

The stock of ACI Worldwide Inc (ACIW) is currently in the spotlight, with 7.0 analysts actively rating and assessing its market standing.On average, analysts expect EPS of $0.07 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $0.09 and a low estimate of $0.04, while EPS last year was -$0.06. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $0.28, with high estimates of $0.34 and low estimates of $0.15.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $1.6 and $1.39 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $1.49. EPS for the following year is $1.81, with 7.0 analysts recommending between $2.07 and $1.64.

Revenue Estimates

In the current quarter, 7 analysts expect revenue to total $349.63M. It ranges from a high estimate of $350.8M to a low estimate of $348.1M. As of the current estimate, ACI Worldwide Inc’s year-ago sales were $323.32MFor the next quarter, 7 analysts are estimating revenue of $379.67M. There is a high estimate of $389.6M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $370.3M.

A total of 7 analysts have provided revenue estimates for ACIW’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.57B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.56B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.56B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.43BBased on 7 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.67B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.69B and the low estimate is $1.64B.

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