Bath & Body Works Inc. (NYSE: BBWI) is 7.45% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $25.75 and a high of $62.26 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The BBWI stock was last observed hovering at around $45.69 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.41% off its average median price target of $48.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 40.42% off the consensus price target high of $76.00 offered by 20 analysts, but current levels are -16.1% lower than the price target low of $39.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $45.28, the stock is 1.85% and 8.76% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 2.16 million and changing -0.90% at the moment leaves the stock 16.17% off its SMA200. BBWI registered -14.65% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 35.49%.
The stock witnessed a 9.85% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 34.32%, and is -1.31% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.69% over the week and 3.33% over the month.
Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) has around 8800 employees, a market worth around $10.17B and $7.70B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 11.84 and Fwd P/E is 12.36. Profit margin for the company is 12.50%. Distance from 52-week low is 75.84% and -27.28% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (43.90%).
Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) is a “Overweight”. 20 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 1.90, where 5 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 14 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
The EPS is expected to grow by 27.90% this year.
Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 228.00M, and float is at 222.32M with Short Float at 6.42%.
Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) Insider Activity
A total of 9 insider transactions have happened at Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 6 and purchases happening 3 times. The most recent transaction is an insider sale by Mazurek Thomas E.,the company’sChief Supply Chain Officer. SEC filings show that Mazurek Thomas E. sold 16,338 shares of the company’s common stock on May 27 at a price of $42.25 per share for a total of $0.69 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 11225.0 shares.
Bath & Body Works Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Apr 19 that Arlin Wendy C. (EVP and CFO) sold a total of 6,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Apr 19 and was made at $55.00 per share for $0.33 million. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 98888.0 shares of the BBWI stock.
Bath & Body Works Inc. (BBWI): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) that is trading -32.47% down over the past 12 months and Target Corporation (TGT) that is -24.72% lower over the same period. The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX) is 20.52% up on the 1-year trading charts.