Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT): A Fundamentally Weighted Stock for Long-Term Investors

Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT) shares traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 0.28% on 12/16/20. The shares fell to a low of $7.13 before closing at $7.19. Intraday shares traded counted 3.84 million, which was 15.91% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 4.57M. FIT’s previous close was $7.17 while the outstanding shares total 270.44M. The firm has a beta of 0.70. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 56.15, with weekly volatility at 0.92% and ATR at 0.06. The FIT stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $5.85 and a $7.34 high.

Investors have identified the Scientific & Technical Instruments company Fitbit Inc. as an interesting stock but before investments are made there, an in-depth look at its trading activities will have to be conducted. The share is trading with a market value of around $1.95 billion, the company now has both obstacles and catalysts that affect them and they came from their mode of operations. With the company affected by events currently, it is a perfect time to analyze the numbers behind the firm in order to come up with a rather realistic picture of what this stock is.

Fitbit Inc. (FIT) Fundamentals that are to be considered.

When analyzing a stock, the first fundamental thing to take into account is the balance sheet. How healthy the balance sheet of a company is will determine if the company will be able to carry out all its financial and non-financial obligations and also keep the faith of its investors. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 949.15 million total, with 679.96 million as their total liabilities.

FIT were able to record -85.03 million as free cash flow during the Q3 2020 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 38.91 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of -62.61 million as operating cash flow.

Potential earnings growth for Fitbit Inc. (FIT)

In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the Q3 2020 quarter of the year, Fitbit Inc. recorded a total of 363.93 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 4.6% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the Q3 2020 quarter increasing by 28.21%.

What matters though is how it ends. When the core data for the company is broken down, then the stock sounds interesting. The company spent 228.12 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 135.81 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 270.44M with the recently reported earning now reading -0.20 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their Q3 2020 (-0.10 cents a share).

Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record -0.71 total earnings per share during the next fiscal year. It is very important though to remember that the importance of trend far outweighs that of outlook. This analysis has been great and getting further updates on FIT sounds very interesting.

Is the stock of FIT attractive?

In related news, EVP, General Counsel, Sect., MISSAN ANDY sold 19,530 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on Nov 06. The sale was performed at an average price of 7.04, for a total value of 137,485. As the sale deal closes, the PRESIDENT, CEO, COB, PARK JAMES now sold 524,183 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 3,423,596. Also, PRESIDENT, CEO, COB, PARK JAMES sold 628,433 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on May 12. The shares were price at an average price of 6.60 per share, with a total market value of 4,147,406. Following this completion of acquisition, the PRESIDENT, CEO, COB, PARK JAMES now holds 44,310 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 292,362. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 0.20%.

0 out of 4 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 3 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Fitbit Inc.. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the FIT stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $7.35.


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