If you can handle volatility, Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE:DVMT) is the stock to watch now. The stock closed higher on 06 December. The shares accumulated 1.15 points or 1.1 percent at $105.61 with a heavy trade volume of 4.796 million shares. After opening the session at $103.85, the shares went as high as $105.69 and as low as $103.45, the range within which the stock’s price traded throughout the day. The firm is left with a market cap of $21.2 billion and now has 200.34 million shares outstanding. Dell Technologies Inc. (DVMT) stock has gained 15.16 percent of market value in 21 trading days.
DVMT stock has a trailing 3-year beta of 0, offering the possibility of a lower rate of return, but also posing less risk. The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock was -$3.76 a share in the trailing twelve months. The stock’s value has surged 29.93 percent year to date (YTD) against a rise of 41.82 percent in 12 month’s time. The company’s shares still trade -1.5 percent away from its 1-year high of $107.22 and 62.58 percent up from 52-week low of $64.96. The average consensus rating on the company is 1.7, on a scale where 5 equates to a unanimous sell rating. In short, the mean analyst recommendations are calling this stock a buy.
Dell Technologies Inc. (DVMT) will probably climb 8.42 percent over the next 12 months, according to price target estimates compiled by finviz. Meanwhile, they have set a $180-month high price target. This represents a whopping 70.44 percent increase from where shares are trading today. The 12-month median price target assigned by the analysts stands at $115, which represents a return potential of 8.89 percent when compared to the closing price of the stock of $105.61 on Thursday, December 06. The lowest price target for the stock is $114 — slightly more than 7.94 percent from DVMT’s current share price.
History has shown that shares in Dell Technologies Inc. have gone up on 6 different earnings reaction days and are predicted to add 0 percent when the company reports upcoming earnings.
Let’s take a look at some insider activity at Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE:DVMT) and see the pattern. The earliest insider trade took place on 01/17/2018. Goulden David I parted with a total of 4.7 thousand shares of company at average share price of $87.48. The total for the sales was set at $411.16 thousand. After this transaction, the Pres., Infra. Solutions Group account balance stood at 16.06 thousand shares. The stock grew 20.72 percent since that insider sale. On 01/08/2018, Dell Michael S, CEO, purchased 12.97 thousand shares at a price per share of $33.17. This added 430.12 thousand shares to the insider’s fortune and the stock saw a 218.39 percent rally in value since the news became public. This transaction left 552.24 thousand shares in the CEO account.
On 12/28/2017, Pres., Infra. Solutions Group Goulden David I performed a sale transaction worth $380.37 thousand. This sale at $80.93 each has eliminated 4.7 thousand shares from the insider’s portfolio position. Meanwhile, shares have recorded 30.5 percent increase since the transaction was reported. The insider now is left with 20.76 thousand shares remaining in the account. Dell Michael S, who performs the CEO job, bought 14.35 thousand shares for $469.25 thousand. The acquisition occurred on 12/11/2017 was priced at $32.7 per share. The share price soared 222.97 percent since the reporting date. Dell Michael S now left with a stake of 539.27 thousand DVMT stock worth $56.95 million after the insider buying.
The stock is currently hovering around the first support level of $104.14. Below this, the next support is placed in the zone of $102.68. Till the time, the DVMT stock trades above this level, bulls have nothing to fear. On momentum oscillators front, ‘RSI’ has touched 62.97 on daily chart, which may remain a cause for concern. If the price breaks below $102.68 level on closing basis, then we may see more profit booking and the stock may show further weakness. On the flipside, hitting the $106.38 mark may result into a pull-back move towards $107.16 level.
Further, it is sporting a 0.25 on the Price-to-Sales ratio. Compare this with the industry average P/S of 0.77. 26.7 percent is the gross profit margin for Dell Technologies Inc. and operating margin sits at -1.8 percent. Along with this, the net profit margin is -3.2 percent.