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Where Do Analysts Think The Riot Platforms Inc (NASDAQ: RIOT) Is Going

Riot Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:RIOT) price closed higher on Monday, February 12, jumping 9.42% above its previous close.

A look at the daily price movement shows that the last close reads $14.55. The company’s 5Y monthly beta was ticking 4.34. Taking into account the 52-week price action we note that the stock hit a 52-week high of $20.65 and 52-week low of $5.16. The stock added 21.62% on its value in the past month.

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Riot Platforms Inc, which has a market valuation of $3.29 billion, is expected to release its quarterly earnings report Feb 29, 2024 – Mar 04, 2024. Analysts tracking RIOT have forecast the quarterly EPS to shrink by -0.28 per share this quarter, while the same analysts predict the annual EPS to hit -$0.9 for the year 2024 and up to -$0.52 for 2024. In this case, analysts estimate an annual EPS growth of 75.30% for the year and 42.20% for the next year.

On average, analysts have forecast the company’s revenue for the quarter will hit $85.76 million, with the likely lows of $79.5 million and highs of $95.1 million. The average estimate suggests sales growth for the quarter will likely rise by 42.60% 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 $289.36 million for the company’s annual revenue in 2023. Per this projection, the revenue is forecast to grow 11.60% above 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 1 upward and no downward reviews. On the technical perspective front, indicators give RIOT 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 100% Buy, while an average of long term indicators are currently assigning the stock as 50% Buy.

The overview shows that RIOT’s price is at present 42.20% off the SMA20 and 15.67% from the SMA50. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) metric on the 14-day timeframe is pointing at 67.78, with weekly volatility standing at 9.58%. The indicator jumps to 8.07% when calculated based on the past 30 days. Riot Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:RIOT)’s beta value is holding at 4.29, while the average true range (ATR) indicator is currently reading 1.16.

Turning out attention to how the Riot Platforms Inc stock has performed in comparison to its peers in the industry, here’s what we find: RIOT’s stock is 9.42% on the day and 181.77% in the past 12 months. Turning out attention to how the Riot Platforms Inc stock has performed in comparison to its peers in the industry, here’s what we find: RIOT’s stock is 9.42% on the day and 181.77% in the past 12 months. Also, OraSure Technologies Inc. (OSUR) showed up trend of 2.23%% while its price kept floating at 46.71% over the past year.

An analysis of the Riot Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:RIOT) stock in terms of its daily trading volume indicates that the 3-month average is 1.40. However, this figure increases on the past 10-day timeline to an average of 21.41 million.

Current records show that the company has 206.51M in outstanding shares. The insiders’ percentage holdings are 10.26% of outstanding shares while the percentage share held by institutions stands at 41.31%. The stats also highlight that short interest as of Jan 31, 2024, stood at 35.3 million shares, which puts the short ratio at the time at 1.19. From this we can glean that short interest is 17.09% of company’s current outstanding shares. Notably, we see that shares short in January rose slightly given the previous month’s figure stood at 34.35 million. But the 2.91% upside, 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.