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Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ: BYND) Is Up 7.13% – Is It Ready For A Rally?

Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ:BYND) price closed higher on Friday, February 09, jumping 7.13% above its previous close.

A look at the daily price movement shows that the last close reads $5.75. The company’s 5Y monthly beta was ticking 2.31. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $22.87 and 52-week low of $5.58. The stock subtracted -13.47% on its value in the past month.

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Beyond Meat Inc, which has a market valuation of $460.17 million, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Feb 21, 2024 – Feb 26, 2024. Analysts tracking BYND have forecast the quarterly EPS to shrink by -0.88 per share this quarter, while the same analysts predict the annual EPS to hit -$3.75 for the year 2024 and up to -$3.01 for 2024. In this case, analysts estimate an annual EPS growth of 34.80% for the year and 19.70% for the next year.

On average, analysts have forecast the company’s revenue for the quarter will hit $66.66 million, with the likely lows of $62.1 million and highs of $71 million. The average estimate suggests sales growth for the quarter will likely fall by -16.60% when compared to those recorded in the same quarter in the last financial year. Staying with the analyst view, there is a consensus estimate of $336.42 million for the company’s annual revenue in 2023. Per this projection, the revenue is forecast to grow -19.70% below that which the company brought in 2023.

Revisions to the company’s EPS highlights a short term direction of a stock’s price movement, which in the last 7 days came up with no upward and no downward reviews. On the technical perspective front, indicators give BYND a short term outlook of 50% Sell on average. Looking at the stock’s medium term indicators we note that it is averaging as a 50% Sell, while an average of long term indicators are currently assigning the stock as 100% Sell.

The overview shows that BYND’s price is at present -22.93% off the SMA20 and -8.71% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 49.47, with weekly volatility standing at 7.26%. The indicator jumps to 6.24% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ:BYND)’s beta value is holding at 2.31, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 0.48.

An analysis of the Beyond Meat Inc (NASDAQ:BYND) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 1.21. However, this figure increases on the past 10-day timeline to an average of 2.02 million.

Current records show that the company has 63.77M in outstanding shares. The insiders’ percentage holdings are 5.70% of outstanding shares while the percentage share held by institutions stands at 47.16%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Jan 31, 2024, stood at 23.36 million shares, which puts the short ratio at the time at 10.91. From this we can glean that short interest is 36.19% of company’s current outstanding shares. Notably, we see that shares short in January fall slightly given the previous month’s figure stood at 24.4 million. But the -19.89% downside, the stock’s price has registered year-to-date as of last trading, will likely reignite investor interest given the prospect of it rallying even higher.