Analysts rate Coupa Software Inc. VI (COUP:NSD) with an Buy rating and a $87 target

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Coupa Software Inc.

Based on the Coupa Software stock forecast from 19 analysts, the average analyst target price for COUP stock is USD 87.29 over the next 12 months. Coupa Software Inc’s average analyst rating is Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Coupa stock price forecast is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 3 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Coupa stock price was USD 55.82Coupa stock price has changed by -2.90% over the past week, -20.68% over the past month and -78.80% over the last year.

About Coupa Software Inc. VI (COUP:NSD):

Coupa Software Incorporated provides cloud-based business spend management platform that connects its customers with suppliers worldwide. The company provides visibility into and control over how companies spend money, optimize supply chains, and manage liquidity, as well as enables businesses to achieve savings that drive profitability. The company markets its platform primarily through a direct sales force. Coupa Software Incorporated was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in San Mateo, California.


What we like:

High market capitalization:

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

Positive cash flow:

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

Superior Revenue Growth:

COUP stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.


What we don’t like:

Overpriced compared to earnings:

COUP stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value:

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

Overpriced on cashflow basis:

Coupa stock price 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 to buy.

Highly leveraged:

The company is in the bottom half compared to its sector peers on debt to equity and is highly leveraged. However, do check the COUP stock forecast and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Negative free cash flow:

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

Low Earnings Growth:

COUP stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector


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