BlackLine Inc. (NASDAQ:BL) shares fell to a low of $102.01 before closing at $104.54. Intraday shares traded counted 0.31 million, which was 54.86% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 683.37K. BL’s previous close was $102.76 while the outstanding shares total 57.86M. The firm has a beta of 0.92. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 42.81, with weekly volatility at 4.20% and ATR at 4.80. The BL stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $66.35 and a $154.61 high. The stock traded higher over the last trading session, gaining 1.73% on 05/20/21.
Investors have identified the Software – Infrastructure company BlackLine 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 $5.80 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.
BlackLine Inc. (BL) 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. For BL, the company has in raw cash 848.27 million on their books with 13.89 million currently as liabilities. How the trend is over time is what investors should be concerned about. The company has a healthy balance sheet as their debt profile has been on an incline. In terms of their assets, the company currently has 1.27 billion total, with 248.24 million as their total liabilities.
BL were able to record 23.39 million as free cash flow during the 08/05/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by 480.82 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 28.5 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for BlackLine Inc. (BL)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/05/2021 quarter of the year, BlackLine Inc. recorded a total of 98.86 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with 16.45% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/05/2021 quarter increasing by 3.18%.
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 21.89 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 76.97 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 57.86M with the recently reported earning now reading -0.57 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/05/2021 (-0.14 cents a share).
Having a look at the company’s valuation, the company is expected to record -0.40 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 BL sounds very interesting.
Is the stock of BL attractive?
In related news, Executive Chair, Tucker Therese sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that recorded on May 18. The sale was performed at an average price of 103.97, for a total value of 1,039,735. As the sale deal closes, the Chief Revenue Officer, Woodhams Mark now sold 6,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 610,628. Also, Director, SMITH GRAHAM sold 2,500 shares of the company’s stock in a deal that was recorded on May 13. The shares were price at an average price of 102.75 per share, with a total market value of 256,875. Following this completion of acquisition, the Director, Yamamoto Mika now holds 1,540 shares of the company’s stock, valued at 163,040. In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 1.10%.
7 out of 13 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 4 have maintained a Hold recommendation on BlackLine Inc.. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the BL stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $149.30.