How have Conn’s Inc. (CONN)’s performance and profitability changed over the time?

At the time of writing, Conn’s Inc. [CONN] stock is trading at $11.54, up 23.16%. In order to assess the stock’s recent performance, you can check whether its short-term value is rising or falling. The CONN shares have gain 32.19% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 61.85%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 31, January 2023, Conn’s HomePlus Expands into Atlanta Metro. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, The specialty home retailer brings a wide array of national brand products, next-day white glove delivery and personalized payment options to local customers with its third location in the state.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Conn’s Inc. [NASDAQ: CONN] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on April 15, 2020, when Oppenheimer downgraded its rating to a Perform. Previously, Stephens downgraded its rating to Equal-Weight on March 23, 2020, and dropped its price target to $6. On December 11, 2019, downgrade downgraded it’s rating to Hold. Compass Point downgraded its rating to a Neutral and decreased its price target to $23.50 on December 10, 2019. Jefferies initiated its recommendation with a Buy and recommended $44 as its price target on August 16, 2018. Stifel upgraded its rating to Buy for this stock on July 11, 2018, and upped its price target to $45. In a note dated June 08, 2018, Stifel reiterated an Hold rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $30 to $35.

For the past year, the stock price of Conn’s Inc. fluctuated between $5.69 and $24.76. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $9.50 within the next 12 months. Conn’s Inc. [NASDAQ: CONN] shares were valued at $11.54 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential drop of -17.68% based on the average CONN price forecast.

Analyzing the CONN fundamentals

According to Conn’s Inc. [NASDAQ:CONN], the company’s sales were 321.2 billion in the recent quarter, which represents an -20.80% plunge. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +48.05% with Operating Margin at +10.78%, Pretax Margin comes in at +8.91%, and Net Margin reading is +6.81%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 9.87 points at the first support level, and at 8.20 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 12.38, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 13.22.

Conn’s Inc. [CONN] reported earnings per share of $0.09 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 7/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.09/share, meaning a difference of $0 and a surprise factor of 0.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 4/29/2022 were $0.25 per share as compared to estimates of $0.17 per share, a difference of $0.08 representing a surprise of 47.10%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It is important to note that Conn’s Inc. [NASDAQ:CONN] has a current ratio of 3.30. In addition, the Quick Ratio stands at 2.22 and the Cash Ratio stands at 0.15. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 0.46, the price to book ratio is 1.06.

Transactions by insiders

In the past 3 months, 8 insiders have purchased 123,315 shares, and 1 have sold 181 shares. Recent insider trading involved MARTIN DOUGLAS H, Director, that happened on Dec 27 when 4000.0 shares were purchased. Director, MARTIN DOUGLAS H completed a deal on Dec 23 to buy 7000.0 shares. Meanwhile, Director MARTIN DOUGLAS H bought 1000.0 shares on Dec 22.