At the time of writing, Bumble Inc. [BMBL] stock is trading at $19.37, down -2.32%. In order to assess the stock’s recent performance, you can check whether its short-term value is rising or falling. The BMBL shares have lost -0.05% over the last week, with a monthly amount drifted -17.12%, and not seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.
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On 3, March 2023, Bumble Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of Shares of Class A Common Stock. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Bumble Inc. (Nasdaq: BMBL) (“Bumble”) announced today the pricing of a previously announced secondary offering of 13,750,000 shares of Bumble’s Class A common stock by certain selling stockholders affiliated with Blackstone Inc. and its founder, Whitney Wolfe Herd (collectively, the “Selling Stockholders”), at a price to the public of $22.80 per share. Blackstone has also granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,062,500 shares of Bumble’s Class A common stock. The offering is expected to close on March 8, 2023, subject to customary closing conditions.
From an analyst’s perspective:
Bumble Inc. [NASDAQ: BMBL] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on January 10, 2023, when KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded its rating to a Overweight but kept the price target unchanged to $27 for it. Previously, BofA Securities started tracking the stock with Buy rating on December 12, 2022, and set its price target to $29. On December 08, 2022, UBS initiated with a Neutral rating and assigned a price target of $24 on the stock. KeyBanc Capital Markets started tracking the stock assigning a Sector Weight rating. In a note dated August 01, 2022, Jefferies downgraded an Hold rating on this stock and boosted its target price from $30 to $39.
For the past year, the stock price of Bumble Inc. fluctuated between $17.62 and $39.33. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $27.67 within the next 12 months. Bumble Inc. [NASDAQ: BMBL] shares were valued at $19.37 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 42.85% based on the average BMBL price forecast.
Analyzing the BMBL fundamentals
According to Bumble Inc. [NASDAQ:BMBL], the company’s sales were 241.63 billion in the recent quarter, which represents an 16.70% jump. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +62.46% with Operating Margin at +0.90%, Pretax Margin comes in at -12.25%, and Net Margin reading is -8.83%.
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 19.11 points at the first support level, and at 18.86 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 19.73, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 20.10.
Bumble Inc. [BMBL] reported earnings per share of $0.14 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 9/29/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.01/share, meaning a difference of $0.13 and a surprise factor of 1,300.00%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 6/29/2022 were -$0.03 per share as compared to estimates of -$0.01 per share, a difference of -$0.02 representing a surprise of -200.00%.
Ratios To Look Out For
It is important to note that Bumble Inc. [NASDAQ:BMBL] has a current ratio of 2.40. In addition, the Quick Ratio stands at 2.37 and the Cash Ratio stands at 1.90. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 3.02, the price to book ratio is 1.68.
Transactions by insiders
Recent insider trading involved Blackstone Holdings III GP Man, 10% Owner, that happened on Mar 08 when 11.75 million shares were sold. 10% Owner, BX Buzz ML-1 Holdco L.P. completed a deal on Mar 08 to sell 11.75 million shares. Meanwhile, 10% Owner BTOA – NQ L.L.C. sold 11.75 million shares on Mar 08.