Many stocks have been testing new highs in 2020, and one of the most notable is Cloudera Inc. (CLDR). Currently, CLDR is trading at $12.00 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Moderate Buy. while the current analyst price target stands at $12.29.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $12.50 and the low is $4.76. Over the last 52 weeks, CLDR is down -4.00% while the S&P 500 is down -0.75%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, CLDR reported a profit of $156.22 million. Cloudera Inc. also saw revenues increase to $210.46 million. In addition, CLDR has free cash flow of $67.27 million as of 04-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at -$16.61 million which compares well with its peers.
CLDR booked profit margins of -43.30%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -24.10%, and its Return on Assets is -15.60%. All told, it is clear that, CLDR needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. CLDR has a short ratio of 4.11 and outstanding shares of 291.31M.
CLDR has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 18.46 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at -1.02. Cloudera Inc. CLDR also noted assets of $2.2 billion at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as CLDR has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Cloudera Inc. CLDR has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, CLDR represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Cloudera Inc. CLDR is now commanding a market cap of 3.88B and a float of 287.96M. CLDR is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of CLDR stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in CLDR, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.