Ratio Analysis: Unpacking QuantumScape Corp (QS)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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After finishing at $5.91 in the prior trading day, QuantumScape Corp (NYSE: QS) closed at $5.78, down -2.20%. In other words, the price has decreased by -$2.20 from its previous closing price. On the day, 3.48 million shares were traded. QS stock price reached its highest trading level at $6.1 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $5.76.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of QS by taking a closer look at its different ratios. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 10.38 and its Current Ratio is at 10.38. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.08 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.07.

On December 04, 2023, HSBC Securities started tracking the stock assigning a Reduce rating and target price of $4.70.

On September 18, 2023, Evercore ISI started tracking the stock assigning a Outperform rating and target price of $10.Evercore ISI initiated its Outperform rating on September 18, 2023, with a $10 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 May 21 ’24 when MCCARTHY MICHAEL O III sold 22,554 shares for $5.72 per share. The transaction valued at 128,937 led to the insider holds 1,207,500 shares of the business.

Hettrich Kevin sold 45,848 shares of QS for $257,244 on May 20 ’24. The CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER now owns 1,145,821 shares after completing the transaction at $5.61 per share. On Apr 08 ’24, another insider, Hettrich Kevin, who serves as the CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER of the company, sold 34,607 shares for $6.14 each. As a result, the insider received 212,618 and left with 1,178,512 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, QS now has a Market Capitalization of 2887294976 and an Enterprise Value of 1978117376.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, QS has reached a high of $13.86, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $4.92. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 0.77%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be -9.50%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 5.96M shares per day over the past 3-months and 4800710 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 433.16M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 342.88M. Insiders hold about 31.36% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 24.20% stake in the company. Shares short for QS as of 1715731200 were 56208393 with a Short Ratio of 9.43, compared to 1713139200 on 56409609. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 56208393 and a Short% of Float of 15.4.

Earnings Estimates

The firm’s stock currently is rated by 4.0 analysts. On average, analysts expect EPS of -$0.22 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of -$0.21 and a low estimate of -$0.24, while EPS last year was -$0.26. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is -$0.23, with high estimates of -$0.21 and low estimates of -$0.25.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between -$0.59 and -$0.98 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of -$0.88. EPS for the following year is -$0.88, with 9.0 analysts recommending between -$0.63 and -$1.1.

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