As on September 15, 2020, 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) started slowly as it slid -4.04% to $35.02. During the day, the stock rose to $37.29 and sunk to $34.82 before settling in for the price of $36.49 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, TWOU posted a 52-week range of $11.51-$49.46.
It was noted that the giant of the Consumer Defensive sector posted annual sales growth of 39.10% over the last 5 years. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was -33.40%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -458.10%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $64.08 million, simultaneously with a float of $58.06 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $2.57 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $40.88, while the 200-day Moving Average is $29.73.
It is quite fundamental to gauge the extent of the productivity of the business which is accounted for 3749 workers. It has generated 153,286 per worker during the last fiscal year. Meanwhile, its income per employee was -62,743. The stock had 17.34 Receivables turnover and 0.58 Total Asset turnover. For the Profitability, stocks gross margin was +71.78, operating margin was -30.69 and Pretax Margin of -44.39.
2U Inc. (TWOU) Ownership Facts and Figures
Another important factor to analyze is how key investors are playing towards the stock of the Education & Training Services industry. 2U Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 1.80%, in contrast to 99.10% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Jul 31, this organization’s Chief Technology Officer sold 33,900 shares at the rate of 47.00, making the entire transaction reach 1,593,300 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 120,921. Preceding that transaction, on Jul 02, Company’s Chief Executive Officer sold 150,000 for 39.62, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 5,943,000. This particular insider is now the holder of 403,600 in total.
2U Inc. (TWOU) Earnings and Revenue Records
If we go through the results of last quarter, which was made public on 6/29/2020, the company posted -$0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, besting the agreed prediction (set at -$0.39) by $0.05. This company achieved a net margin of -40.93 while generating a return on equity of -33.22. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of -0.06 per share during the current fiscal year.
2U Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -458.10% and is forecasted to reach -0.64 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 25.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -33.40% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.
2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU) Trading Performance Indicators
Let’s observe the current performance indicators for 2U Inc. (TWOU). It’s Quick Ratio in the last reported quarter now stands at 1.50. The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 2.40. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 3.81.
In the same vein, TWOU’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded -4.91, a figure that is expected to reach -0.25 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be -0.64 at the market close of one year from today.
Technical Analysis of 2U Inc. (TWOU)
Through scrutinizing the latest numbers posted by the [2U Inc., TWOU], it can be observed that its last 5-days Average volume of 1.61 million was lower the volume of 1.7 million, it posted the year before. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 20.80% While, its Average True Range was 2.54.
Raw Stochastic average of 2U Inc. (TWOU) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 50.02%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 11.30% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 74.03% that was higher than 61.02% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.