Price Target Analysis: Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG)


Pure Storage, Inc. (NYSE:PSTG) reported the earnings of $-0.16/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $-0.23/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.07/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 30.4%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Pure Storage, Inc. and for the current quarter 24 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $-0.15/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.17/share and a High Estimate of $-0.13/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 23 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Pure Storage, Inc. as 192.2 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for Pure Storage, Inc. is 187 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 195.5 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 131.36 Million.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Pure Storage, Inc., where 5 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 10 analysts have given a Buy signal, 9 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 21 Analysts reported that the Price Target for Pure Storage, Inc. might touch $21 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $16.74 and $10 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. Pure Storage, Inc. got Initiated on 18-Oct-16 where investment firm JP Morgan Initiated the stock to Neutral.

Pure Storage, Inc. closed its last trading session at $12.38 with the loss of -1.21%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 2.49 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $19.86 and 52-week low of $9.62. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -11.25% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -6.75% and -5.82% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Oct 21, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Jun 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 0.77 and Average Volume (3 months) is 1.31 million. Pure Storage, Inc. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 0.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of -26.3%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -40.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is -37.6%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, Pure Storage, Inc. currently shows a Weekly Performance of -12.83%, where Monthly Performance is -10.27%, Quarterly performance is 3.91%, 6 Months performance is -13.63% and yearly performance percentage is -35.63%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -21.45%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 4.65% and Monthly Volatility of 3.55%.