StoneCo Ltd (STNE) Analysis & Opinions from Experts

StoneCo Ltd (NASDAQ: STNE) is 0.44% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $8.09 and a high of $18.87 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 STNE stock was last observed hovering at around $18.16 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.05%.

Currently trading at $18.11, the stock is 2.71% and 5.39% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 10.93 million and changing -0.28% at the moment leaves the stock 34.62% off its SMA200. STNE registered 78.42% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 32.38%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $0.42 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $0.82.

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The stock witnessed a 6.40% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 74.64%, and is -0.55% 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 4.50% over the week and 4.42% over the month.

Current P/E ratio is 29.24 and Fwd P/E is 14.47. Profit margin for the company is 20.44%. Distance from 52-week low is 123.86% and -4.03% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (6.06%).

StoneCo Ltd quarterly earnings per share for the current quarter are estimated at $0.3 with sales reaching $683.74M over the same period.The EPS is expected to grow by 164.34% this year, but quarterly earnings will post 25.00% year-over-year. Quarterly sales are estimated to grow 24.40% in year-over-year returns.

StoneCo Ltd (STNE) Top Institutional Holders

382 institutions hold shares in StoneCo Ltd (STNE), with institutional investors hold 75.97% of the company’s shares. The shares outstanding are 293.89M, and float is at 248.34M with Short Float at 5.38%. Institutions hold 69.86% of the Float.

The top institutional shareholder in the company is Madrone Advisors, LLC with over 25.34 million shares valued at $322.82 million. The investor’s holdings represent 9.51% of the STNE Shares outstanding. As of Jun 29, 2023, the second largest holder is Blackrock Inc. with 19.26 million shares valued at $245.35 million to account for 7.23% of the shares outstanding. The other top investors are FMR, LLC which holds 11.34 million shares representing 4.26% and valued at over $144.49 million, while Point72 Asset Management, L.P. holds 4.09% of the shares totaling 10.89 million with a market value of $138.69 million.