Upwork Inc Shares Close the Day 10.0% Higher - Daily Wrap

The company saw its shares close the day 10.0% higher than yesterday, with trading volume higher than its 30 day average.

May 13, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Upwork Inc Shares Close the Day 10.0% Higher - Daily Wrap
Upwork Inc (UPWK) shares closed today 10.0% higher than it did at the end of yesterday. The stock is currently down 51.6% year-to-date, down 56.7% over the past 12 months, and down 21.9% over the past five years. Today, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.4%, and the S&P 500 rose 2.4%.

Trading Activity

  • Shares traded as high as $19.72 and as low as $14.85 this week.
  • Shares closed 71.8% below its 52-week high and 22.6% above its 52-week low.
  • Trading volume this week was 11.2% higher than the 10-day average and 31.1% higher than the 30-day average.
  • Beta, a measure of the stock’s volatility relative to the overall market stands at 2.1.

Technical Indicators

  • The Relative Strength Index (RSI) on the stock was between 30 and 70.
  • MACD, a trend-following momentum indicator, indicates a downward trend.
  • The stock closed below its Bollinger band, indicating it may be oversold.
  • The stock closed at 4.7% higher than its 5-day moving average, 8.0% lower than its 20-day moving average, and 22.2% lower than its 90-day moving average.

Fundamentals & Catalysts

  • Over the past 12 months the company generated $-11,471,000 in earnings before interest and taxes from $440 million in revenue. It currently holds $172 million in cash and $232 million in debt.
  • Its forward price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of -32.258296392646145 is lower than its current P/E ratio of -29.34, implying that analysts are expecting an increase in earnings.
  • The company's price/earnings-to-growth ratio (PEG Ratio), a widely used indicator of a stock's true value while also factoring in expected earnings growth, currently stands at -9.70. A fairly valued company should have a PEG ratio of 1.0. When a company's PEG exceeds 1.0, it's considered overvalued while a stock with a PEG of less than 1.0 is considered undervalued.
  • The company's debt-to-equity ratio, which measures the extent to which it finances its operations through debt, currently stands at 1.85 which means it currently has $1.85 of debt for every $1 of equity. Generally speaking, a debt to equity ratio below 1.0 is seen as relatively safe, while ratios of 2.0 or higher would be considered risky. Some industries are known for having much higher debt to equity ratios than others.
  • The company's price-to-book ratio, which measures the market's valuation of a company relative to its book value, currently stands at 18.49. This means that the stock is trading at a premium of 18 times relative to the company's book value which reflects the total value of a company's assets that shareholders of that company would receive if the company were to be liquidated.
  • The company's price-to-sales ratio, which shows how much the market values every dollar of the company's sales, currently stands at 12.95.
  • The company's enterprise value-to-revenue multiple, which is often used to determine a company's valuation in the case of a potential acquisition, currently stands at 12.57.

P/E

-29.34

EBITDA

$-11,471,000

P/Book

18.49

Mkt Cap

$2B

P/Sales

12.95

Revenue

$440M

EPS (TTM)

-0.57

PEG Ratio

-9.70

EV/Revenue

12.57

Total Cash

$172M

Debt/Equity

1.85

Forward P/E

-32.26

Current Debt

$232M

Gross Profit

$321M

Dividend Date

-

Earnings Date

2022-07-28

Profit Margin

-0.06

Revenue/Share

3.45

Total Revenue

$440M

Enterprise Val

$5B

Put/Call Ratio

0.79

Revenue/Employee

0.00

Market Comparative Performance

  • The company's share price beats the S&P 500 Index today, lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company's share price beats the Dow Jones Industrial Average today, lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5-year basis
  • The company share price beats the performance of its peers in the Information Technology industry sector today, lags it on a 1-year basis, and lags it on a 5 year basis
NameDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %52-Week H %52-Week L %
Upwork Inc10.0-51.6-56.7-73.216.5
Dow Jones Industrial Average1.4-12.1-3.8-12.92.5
S&P 500 Index2.4-17.1-2.0-17.13.0
Information Technology3.8-24.5-0.8-28.23.9

Peer Group Comparative Performance

  • The company's stock price performance year-to-date lags the peer average by 1965.1%
  • The company's stock price performance over the past 12 months lags the peer average by 15334.7%
NameMKT CAP (USD)P/EYTD %Δ1 Yr %Δ52-Week H %52-Week L %
Upwork IncUPWK-29.3-51.6-56.7-73.216.5
Peer AvgN/A0-2.5-0.4-11.814.5
Ondas Holdings IncONDS0-10.0-1.5-47.258.2

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