Altair Engineering Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTR) on January 24, 2023, started off the session at the price of $53.04, plunging -2.07% from the previous trading day. During the day, the shares moved up to $54.01 and dropped to $52.00 before settling in for the closing price of $53.53. Within the past 52 weeks, ALTR’s price has moved between $43.17 and $68.85.
Over the past five-year period, the growth rate of yearbook sales for the company of the Technology sector was 11.20%. The company achieved an average annual earnings per share of 19.50%. With a float of $51.56 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $79.21 million.
Considering the fact that the conglomerate employs 2800 people, you should pay attention to its efficiency factor. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +72.38, operating margin of +2.61, and the pretax margin is -0.05.
Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR) Insider Activity
Observing investor behavior towards Software – Infrastructure industry stocks is more important than anything else. The insider ownership of Altair Engineering Inc. is 0.70%, while institutional ownership is 99.10%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Jan 17, was worth 1,746,675. In this transaction Chief Executive Officer of this company sold 35,000 shares at a rate of $49.91, taking the stock ownership to the 0 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Jan 17, when Company’s 10% Owner sold 15,000 for $49.91, making the entire transaction worth $748,575. This insider now owns 0 shares in total.
Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR) Earnings and Forecasts
As on 6/29/2022, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $0.09) by $0.04. This company achieved a net margin of -1.65 while generating a return on equity of -1.77. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 0.21 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 19.50% per share during the next fiscal year.
Altair Engineering Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTR) Trading Performance Indicators
Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR) is currently performing well based on its current performance indicators. A quick ratio of 2.30 was reported for the most recent quarter. In addition, a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 7.51. Likewise, its price to free cash flow for the trailing twelve months is 167.45.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is -0.73, a number that is poised to hit 0.19 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 0.84 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of Altair Engineering Inc. (ALTR)
Compared to the last year’s volume of 0.25 million, its volume of 0.33 million showed improvement in the last five days. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 88.70%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.58.
During the past 100 days, Altair Engineering Inc.’s (ALTR) raw stochastic average was set at 85.33%, which indicates a significant increase from 82.25% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 26.51% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 35.33% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $47.76, while its 200-day Moving Average is $50.90. Nevertheless, the first resistance level for the watch stands at $53.62 in the near term. At $54.82, the stock is likely to face the second major resistance level. The third major resistance level sits at $55.63. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $51.61, it is likely to go to the next support level at $50.80. Should the price break the second support level, the third support level stands at $49.60.
Altair Engineering Inc. (NASDAQ: ALTR) Key Stats
Market capitalization of the company is 4.15 billion based on 80,142K outstanding shares. Right now, sales total 532,180 K and income totals -8,790 K. The company made 119,350 K in profit during its latest quarter, and -33,250 K in sales during its previous quarter.