Bankrate, Inc. (RATE) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 26, '17

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

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

Here are RATE stock buy reasons/signals:

1. RATE quarterly revenue growth was 17.90%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.69% and 9.77%, respectively).

Here are RATE stock sell reasons/signals:

1. RATE stock price ($13.90) is close to the 52-week high ($13.95). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. RATE profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -4.27pp.

3. RATE PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.98, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios.

4. RATE average analyst price target ($13.50) is below its current price ($13.90).

5. RATE short share of float is 4.39%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

6. RATE short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.26. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on RATE?

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