Airbnb Inc. (ABNB:NSD) Analysts rate with a Buy, $197 target

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Airbnb Inc. stock forecast

Based on the Airbnb Inc. stock forecast from 28 analysts, the average analyst target price for Airbnb Inc. is USD 197.67 over the next 12 months. Airbnb Inc.’s average analyst rating is Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Airbnb Inc. is Neutral, which is based on 5 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, Airbnb Inc.’s stock price was USD 164.55. Airbnb Inc.’s stock price has changed by -7.30% over the past week, -2.45% over the past month and -1.51% over the last year.

Citigroup recently upgraded the stock to Buy from Neutral and lowered the target to $200 from $214.

Airbnb, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a platform that enables hosts to offer stays and experiences to guests worldwide. The company’s marketplace model connects hosts and guests online or through mobile devices to book spaces and experiences. It primarily offers private rooms, primary homes, or vacation homes. The company was formerly known as AirBed & Breakfast, Inc. and changed its name to Airbnb, Inc. in November 2010. Airbnb, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.

What we like:

High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and are in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What we don’t like:

Poor risk-adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk-adjusted returns to its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns, the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on a cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering buying.

Overpriced on a free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering buying.

 

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