INTC Inc Stock: Intel Corporation Analyzing Financial Health

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Period Period Low Period High Performance
1-Month $42.67 +9.44% on 12/06/17 $47.64 -1.97% on 12/20/17 +2.05 (+4.59%)
3-Month $36.85 +26.73% on 09/25/17 $47.64 -1.97% on 12/20/17 +9.52 (+25.61%)
52-Week $33.23 +40.54% on 07/10/17 $47.64 -1.97% on 12/20/17 +9.77 (+26.46%)

Publicly-traded company Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) had a closing price of $46.70 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $47.07, this means that the stock is underpriced by 0.786%.

In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $33.23 to $47.64.

This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 46.86, its 20-day moving average is 44.65 and its 100-day moving average is 40.42. Intel Corporation (INTC) currently has 4.68 million shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $218.84B.

The Details: Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Financial Health

There are a number of indicators we can consider when wondering about a potential stock’s financial health. Looking at a company’s profit margin, for example, tells us how much of its sales revenue it keeps in earnings – and it is calculated by taking net income and dividing it by net sales. INTC currently has a profit margin of 22.30%.

Checking out a company’s operating margin is also useful, as it tells us how much profit is retained after considering operating costs and depreciation. Intel Corporation (INTC) has an operating margin of 26.70%.

Return on Assets is a number, expressed as a percentage that tells us how well a publicly-traded company is using its current assets to generate revenue. The higher the percentage, the better a company is using its assets to turn a profit. At the moment, Intel Corporation Return on Assets is 11.60%.


What Does Wall Street Say about Company?

When choosing stocks, many investors search for what Wall Street professionals think about the company first – like what the average rating is. At the moment, the average analyst rating for INTC is Hold. Out of 24 total analysts who were surveyed, 1 rated it a Moderate sell, 2 rated it a Moderate Buy, 2 rated it a Strong Sell, 6 rated it hold, and 13 rated it a Strong Buy.

Three months ago, on the other hand, the average analyst rating for Intel Corporation (INTC) was a Hold – from a survey of 24 analysts. Of the analysts who provided ratings, 7 rated the company a Hold, 2 rated it a Strong Sell, 2 rated it a Moderate Buy, 1 rated it a Moderate Sell, and 12 rated it a Strong Buy.


Understanding Profitability at Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)

Taking a look at a public company’s Earnings per Share (EPS) is a good way of evaluating its profitability. In the most recent financial results released by Intel Corporation, for the quarter ending on 2017-09-30, the company posted EPS of 1.01. The average estimate of Wall Street analysts had projected 0.8.

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 0.86, compared to 0.79 reported in the same quarter last year. When it comes to net revenue, the average estimate from a total of 34 analysts is 16.34 billion – compared to $16.37 billion posted in the year-ago period.

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