What is the stock price trajectory of DaVita Inc (DVA)?

At the time of writing, DaVita Inc [DVA] stock is trading at $96.16, up 1.51%. It is a good measure of the stock’s recent performance to check whether the stock’s short-term value is rising or falling. The DVA shares have gain 15.87% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 17.81%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 7, November 2023, DaVita Inc. 3rd Quarter 2023 Results. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA) announced financial and operating results for the quarter ended September 30, 2023.

From an analyst’s perspective:

DaVita Inc [NYSE: DVA] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on August 07, 2023, when UBS upgraded its rating to a Buy and also boosted its price target to $142 from $100.

For the past year, the stock price of DaVita Inc fluctuated between $67.88 and $116.97. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $104.43 within the next 12 months. DaVita Inc [NYSE: DVA] shares were valued at $96.16 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 8.6% based on the average DVA price forecast.

Analyzing the DVA fundamentals

According to DaVita Inc [NYSE:DVA], the company’s sales were 3.12 billion in the recent quarter, which represents an 5.85% jump. In the same period, the company’s revenue per employee was $165,856, whereas its income per employee was $7,814. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +22.98% with Operating Margin at +11.31%, Pretax Margin comes in at +8.32%, and Net Margin reading is +4.71%. To continue investigating profitability, this company’s Return on Assets is posted at 3.08, Equity is 74.52, Total Capital is 9.25, and Invested Capital is 4.55. An extended look at the Principal structure reveals enduring liabilities to the total capital of 94.32 and enduring liabilities to assets of 66.87.

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 95.10 points at the first support level, and at 94.03 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 96.74, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 97.32.

DaVita Inc [DVA] reported earnings per share of $2.62 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 9/29/2023. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $2.02/share, meaning a difference of $0.6 and a surprise factor of 29.70%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 6/29/2023 were $1.91 per share as compared to estimates of $1.69 per share, a difference of $0.22 representing a surprise of 13.00%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It is important to note that DaVita Inc [NYSE:DVA] has a current ratio of 1.24. Further, the Quick Ratio stands at 1.16, while the Cash Ratio is 0.16. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 0.62, the price to book ratio is 9.48 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 15.07.

Transactions by insiders

Insider trading, which has resulted in 1 insider purchases of 40,000 shares and 3 insider sales of 40,000 shares in the past three months, is now the topic of our analysis. Recent insider trading involved Waters Kathleen Alyce, Chief Legal & Pub. Affairs Off, that happened on Aug 22 when 9794.0 shares were sold. Director, YALE PHYLLIS R completed a deal on May 12 to sell 2196.0 shares. Meanwhile, Chief Executive Officer Rodriguez Javier sold 16916.0 shares on May 10.