Qudian Inc. (NYSE:QD) shares fell to a low of $2.02 before closing at $2.02. Intraday shares traded counted 1.75 million, which was 67.57% higher than its 30-day average trading volume of 5.39M. QD’s previous close was $2.07 while the outstanding shares total 253.65M. The firm has a beta of 0.98, a 12-month trailing P/E ratio of 4.20. The stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is 50.09, with weekly volatility at 6.88% and ATR at 0.15. The QD stock’s 52-week price range has touched low of $1.17 and a $3.82 high. The stock traded lower over the last trading session, losing -2.42% on 05/24/21.
Investors have identified the Credit Services company Qudian 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 $523.54 million, 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.
Qudian Inc. (QD) 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 1.79 billion total, with 72.43 million as their total liabilities.
QD were able to record 344.82 million as free cash flow during the 08/20/2021 quarter of the year, this saw their quarterly net cash flow reduce by -374.81 million. In cash movements, the company had a total of 378.81 million as operating cash flow.
Potential earnings growth for Qudian Inc. (QD)
In order to determine the future investment potential for this stock, we will have to analyze key trends that affect it. During the 08/20/2021 quarter of the year, Qudian Inc. recorded a total of 139.64 million in revenue. This figure implies that they witnessed a quarterly year/year change in their earnings with -94.35% coming in sequential stages and their sales for the 08/20/2021 quarter increasing by 10.41%.
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 37.52 million trying to sell their products during the last quarter, with the result yielding a gross income of 102.12 million. This allows shareholders to hold on to 253.65M with the recently reported earning now reading 0.41 cents per share. This is a figure that compared to analyst’s prediction for their 08/20/2021 (0.01 cents a share).
Is the stock of QD attractive?
In the last 6 months, insiders have changed their ownership in shares of company stock by 1.60%.
0 out of 3 analysts covering the stock have rated it a Buy, while 2 have maintained a Hold recommendation on Qudian Inc.. 1 analysts has assigned a Sell rating on the QD stock. The 12-month mean consensus price target for the company’s shares has been set at $1.70.