Ratio Review: Analyzing DaVita Inc (DVA)’s Price-to-Cash and Price-to-Free Cash Flow

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After finishing at $136.87 in the prior trading day, DaVita Inc (NYSE: DVA) closed at $137.69, up 0.60%. In other words, the price has increased by $0.60 from its previous closing price. On the day, 0.98 million shares were traded. DVA stock price reached its highest trading level at $138.1 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $135.4.


Our goal is to gain a better understanding of DVA 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 27.36 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 13.03. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.37 and its Current Ratio is at 1.43. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 12.79 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 12.22.

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, Barclays on March 06, 2024, initiated with a Equal Weight rating and assigned the stock a target price of $133.

On August 07, 2023, UBS Upgraded its rating to Buy which previously was Neutral and also upped its target price recommendation from $100 to $142.

Deutsche Bank Downgraded its Buy to Hold on November 01, 2022, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $97 to $72.

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 Feb 27 ’24 when Rodriguez Javier sold 7,397 shares for $126.87 per share. The transaction valued at 938,467 led to the insider holds 481,300 shares of the business.

Rodriguez Javier sold 67,603 shares of DVA for $8,525,130 on Feb 26 ’24. The Chief Executive Officer now owns 488,697 shares after completing the transaction at $126.11 per share. On Feb 21 ’24, another insider, STAFFIERI MICHAEL DAVID, who serves as the Chief Operating Officer, DKC of the company, sold 29,488 shares for $119.81 each. As a result, the insider received 3,533,025 and left with 37,687 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, DVA now has a Market Capitalization of 12075770880 and an Enterprise Value of 25271144448. As of this moment, DaVita’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 15.64, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 13.04. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.21. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.98 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 13.04. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 2.048 whereas that against EBITDA is 10.138.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, DVA has reached a high of $145.04, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $71.51. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 3.00%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 26.96%.

Shares Statistics:

The stock has traded on average 879.30K shares per day over the past 3-months and 1081530 shares per day over the last 10 days, according to various share statistics. A total of 88.82M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 86.23M. Insiders hold about 1.67% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 91.28% stake in the company. Shares short for DVA as of 1713139200 were 3641664 with a Short Ratio of 4.14, compared to 1710460800 on 3395903. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 3641664 and a Short% of Float of 7.239999599999999.

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