Analysts rate Knowbe4 Inc. (KNBE:NSD) with a Strong Buy rating and a $24 target

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KNBE stock

Based on the Knowbe4 stock forecast from 8 analysts, the average analyst KNBE stock target is USD 24.20 over the next 12 months. Knowbe4 Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Knowbe4 stock is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 4 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, Knowbe4 stock price was USD 22.17Knowbe4 stock price has changed by +2.76% over the past week, +2.57% over the past month and -6.77% over the last year.

 

About Knowbe4 Inc. (KNBE:NSD):

KnowBe4, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and sale of its Software-as-a-Service-based security awareness platform. The company provides a platform incorporating security awareness training and simulated phishing with analytics and reporting that helps organizations manage the ongoing problem of social engineering.  It serves its customers directly through inside sales teams for enterprise and small and medium businesses, as well as indirectly through channel partners and managed service providers. The company was formerly known as SEQRIT, LLC and changed its name to KnowBe4, Inc. in January 2016. KnowBe4, Inc. was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in Clearwater, Florida.

 

Most Recent Analyst Ratings for KNBE’s stock:

Target Raised by UBS USD 19 » USD 24 2022-09-20
Initiates Coverage On D.A. Davidson Buy USD 25 2022-09-15
Target Up Citigroup USD 22 2022-09-06
Target Down Berenberg Capital Markets USD 22 2022-09-06
Target Up Citigroup USD 20 2022-08-15
Maintains Canaccord Capital Buy USD 28 » USD 25 2022-08-05
Maintains Needham & Company LLC Buy USD 23 » USD 24 2022-08-05
Target Lowered by Piper Sandler USD 29 » USD 25 2022-07-13
Initiates Coverage On Stephens & Co. Overweight USD 25 2022-05-26
Target Lowered by Citigroup USD 25 » USD 19 2022-05-11
Reiterated by Cowen Buy USD 35 2022-04-21
Maintains Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight USD 25 » USD 26 2022-02-17
Target Lowered by Piper Sandler USD 35 » USD 31 2022-01-06
Upgrades Goldman Sachs Buy USD 34 2021-11-04
Target Raised by Canaccord Capital Buy USD 26 » USD 33 2021-11-04
Initiated by Wolfe Research Outperform USD 35 2021-10-22
Target Raised Morgan Stanley Equal Weight USD 22 » USD 23 2021-08-03
Downgrades Goldman Sachs Neutral USD 26 » USD 33 2021-07-15
Maintains Needham & Company LLC Buy USD 24 » USD 40 2021-07-14
Maintains Needham & Company LLC Buy USD 22 » USD 24 2021-05-20
Target Raised Morgan Stanley Equal Weight USD 21 » USD 22 2021-05-20
Initiated by Needham & Company LLC Buy USD 22 2021-05-17
Initiated by Citigroup Neutral USD 21 2021-05-17
Initiated by Robert W Baird Outperform USD 22 2021-05-17
Initiates Coverage On Morgan Stanley Equal-Weight USD 21 2021-05-17

 

 

What we like:

Low volatility:

The annual returns for KNBE stock have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is 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:

KNBE 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 in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns, the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns:

The average income yield of KNBE stock 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 earnings:

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

Overpriced compared to book value:

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

Overpriced on cashflow basis:

KNBE 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 to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis:

Knowbe4 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 to buy.

Low Revenue Growth:

KNBE stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

 

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