Don’t Let Recent momentum Confuse Your Outlook on Vera Bradley Inc. [VRA]

Vera Bradley Inc. [VRA] stock is down -11.90 while the S&P 500 has fallen -0.19% on Tuesday, 12/08/20. While at the time of this article, VRA ATR is sitting at 0.51, with the beta value at 1.88. This stock’s volatility for the past week remained at 5.41%, while it was 6.82% for the past 30-day period. VRA has fallen -$1.0 from the previous closing price of $8.40 on volume of 0.92 million shares.

On 9, December 2020, Vera Bradley Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2021 Results. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, Company posts third quarter GAAP EPS of $0.26 per diluted share, compared to $0.00 per diluted share last year, and non-GAAP EPS, excluding certain items, of $0.30 per diluted share, compared to $0.20 per diluted share last year.

Analyst Birdseye View:

The most recent analyst activity for Vera Bradley Inc. [NASDAQ:VRA] stock was on December 17, 2019, when it was Upgrade with an Outperform rating from Cowen, which also raised its 12-month price target on the stock from $12 to $14. Before that, on March 12, 2020, Telsey Advisory Group Recapitulated a Market perform rating and elevated its amount target to $7. On September 05, 2019, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market perform rating and plunged its price target on this stock from $13 to $10. On March 14, 2019, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market perform rating and increased its price target from $11 to $14. On December 13, 2018, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market perform rating and decreased its price target to $11. On September 06, 2018, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market perform rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $17. On June 07, 2018, Telsey Advisory Group Reiterated a Market perform rating and boosted its target amount on this stock from $11 to $15. On July 11, 2017, FBR & Co. Resumed an Outperform rating and improved its amount target to $12.

In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $3.12 and a peak of $12.75. Right now, according to Wall Street analyst the average 12-month amount target is $10.25. At the most recent market close, shares of Vera Bradley Inc. [NASDAQ:VRA] were valued at $7.40. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -13.89%.

FUNDAMENTAL ANALYSIS

Vera Bradley Inc. [NASDAQ:VRA] most recently reported quarterly sales of 131.77 billion, which represented growth of 10.00%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $183,412 per employee, while its income is $5,943 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 55.20%, its Operating Margin is 1.60%, its Pretax Margin is +4.15, and its Net Margin is +3.24. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at 3.42, 5.36, 8.66 and 4.51 respectively.

The Principal structure of this organization shows its whole liability to whole principal at 30.79 and the whole liability to whole assets at 23.71. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 25.92 and enduring liability to assets at 0.20 while looking for an extended time period.

Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 8.18 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 7.95. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 8.59 and at 8.77 for 2nd resistance point.

Important Ratio’s To Watch

Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for Vera Bradley Inc. [NASDAQ:VRA] is 3.20. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.67. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.66, it’s amount to book ratio is 1.06 and showing 69.42 of P/E (TTM) ratio.

Insider Stories

The most recent insider trade was by Miller P. Michael, Director, and it was the sale of 0.25 million shares on Dec 01. Miller Patricia R., the 10% Owner, completed a sale of 0.25 million shares on Dec 01. On Mar 16, McEvoy Matthew, Director, completed a purchase of 22037.0 shares.