Analysts rate LYFT Inc (LYFT:NSD)with a Neutral rating and lowers the target price to $42

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Analysts rate LYFT Inc with a Neutral rating and lowers the target price to $42 from $49 on the company’s stock.

Based on the LYFT Inc stock forecasts from 24 analysts, the average analyst target price for LYFT Inc is USD 38.32 over the next 12 months. LYFT Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of LYFT Inc is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 3 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, LYFT Inc’s stock price was USD 20.28LYFT Inc’s stock price has changed by +46.32% over the past week, +47.38% over the past month and -61.33% over the last year.

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.

Underpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Superior Revenue Growth

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

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.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

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.

Negative cashflow

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

Negative free cash flow

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

Low Earnings Growth

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

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