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Positive momentum surrounding Stitch Fix (SFIX) prior to the earnings

Royston Roche | 4:45 pm ET, 06 Dec 2018

Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) shares are trading at $28.64, up 7%.  The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Monday after the market close.   What's driving SFIX stock price?  What's SFIX stock price forecast?

Stitch Fix Inc sells a range of apparel, shoes, and accessories. The stock has generated a return of 11% in the past year. The company has strong customer retention, with over 2.7 million active clients.

Investors are showing interest in the company because of its strong revenue growth.  On the other hand, a few bearish investors worry about the company's high valuation. Last quarter’s revenue rose 23% to $318.3 million and earnings per share came at $0.17 compared to -$0.04 for the same period last year.

First-quarter results for the fiscal year 2019 will be released after market close on December 10, 2018.  Analysts expect the company to earn $0.03 per share on revenue of $357.97 million. The company beat analysts’ estimates twice in the previous three quarters.

What is the sentiment towards the SFIX stock? Our technical analysis shows that: 

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending negative. 

Over the last month, Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) returned -0.76%.

Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) forward P/E ratio is 118.83, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) short share of float is 21.31%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) average analyst price target ($34.67) is 26.72% above its current price ($27.36).

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Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

4:38 pm ET, 12 May 2019

Are you looking for the analysis of Stitch Fix, Inc. (SFIX) stock? Are you wondering what the bulls and the bears say about it?

If so, you came to the right place. In this stock guide, we will share with you 5 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell SFIX stock. You’ll get a perspective on what the bulls and the bears say about it.

The analysis below may be also helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about SFIX stock:

  • Is SFIX a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold SFIX stock today?
  • Is SFIX a good buy / investment?
  • What are SFIX analyst opinions, recommendations and ratings?

Let’s start with the bull case. Here are the reasons to buy SFIX stock:

1. SFIX quarterly revenue growth was 25.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (4.67% and 4.40%, respectively). See SFIX revenue growth chart.

2. SFIX profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 2.96percentage points. See SFIX profitability chart.

3. SFIX PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.47, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See SFIX PEG chart.

4. SFIX average analyst rating is Buy. See SFIX analyst rating chart.

5. SFIX average analyst price target ($35.89) is above its current price ($25.31). See SFIX price target chart.

Now that you understand the bull case, let’s look at the reasons to sell SFIX stock (i.e., the bear case):

1. SFIX forward P/E ratio is 99.30, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See SFIX forward P/E ratio chart.

2. SFIX Price/Book ratio is 7.58, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios. See SFIX forward Price/Book ratio chart.

3. SFIX Price/Sales ratio is 1.95, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See SFIX forward Price/Sales ratio chart.

4. SFIX short share of float is 21.01%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See SFIX short share of float chart.

5. SFIX short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 5.16. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See SFIX short interest ratio chart.

Now let's look at the key statistics for SFIX:

Metrics SFIX
Price $23.94
Average Price Target / Upside $35.89 / 49.92%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Industry Specialty Retail
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 6,600
Market Cap $2.57B
Forward P/E Ratio 95.37
Price/Book Ratio 1.88
PEG 2.38
Revenue (TTM) $1.37B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 25.1%
Profit Margin 3.68%

What are your thoughts on SFIX?

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