Do You Have Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) In Your Portfolio?

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Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) closed its last session at $49.01. The stock traded within a range of $47.11 and $49.05. The company operates in the Technology sector with a market capitalization of 14.08 Million. Trading volume for Seagate Technology plc was 6.25 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has an average volume of 5.01 Million.

Company Profile

Seagate Technology PLC offers a portfolio of hard disc drives, solid state drives and solid state hybrid drives. It offers a range of disk drive products for the enterprise, client compute and client non-compute market applications. The Company also provides data storage services for businesses, including online backup, data protection and recovery solutions. Seagate Technology PLC is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

Analyst Views

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) received a Buy rating from 0 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 8 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) touched its 1-Year High price of $50.96 on 04/25/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $30.60 on 08/23/17.

EPS & Financials

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.96/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.86/Share by a difference of $0.1. This showed a surprise of 11.6% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 25 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $1.34/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.53/share and a low EPS of $1.11/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.86 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.92 Billion and 2.7 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) has a 20-Day average volume of 4.72 Million. According to today’s trading volume Seagate Technology plc is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.2 Percent and Institutional ownership of 95.3 Percent. The return on assets stands at 8.6%, Return on Equity currently is 54.8% and the Return on Investment value is 15.8%.

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ:STX) gross margin percentage stands at 29.3% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 10.2 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 7.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 14.24% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 21.6 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 25.79 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 17.12 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 10.2%. The return on invested capital is at 15.8%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 35.37.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 25.79%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 17.12% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.