Crowdstrike Holdings Inc. (CRWD:NSD) Analysts are Bullish with a Strong Buy, $232 target

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Crowdstrike Holdings Inc.

Analysts rate Crowdstrike stock with a consensus Strong Buy rating, and an average CRWD price target of $232.58 per share over the next 12 months.

Barclays maintains the Overweight rating and upgraded CRWD stock price target from $200 to $215.

Based on the Crowdstrike stock forecast from 21 analysts, the average analyst CRWD stock price target is USD 232.58 over the next 12 months. Crowdstrike Holdings Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Crowdstrike stock forecast is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 4 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Crowdstrike stock price was USD 185.88Crowdstrike stock price has changed by -15.94% over the past week, +2.35% over the past month and -24.38% over the last year.

CrowdStrike Holdings, Inc. provides cloud-delivered protection across endpoints and cloud workloads, identity, and data. It offers threat intelligence, managed security services, IT operations management, threat hunting, Zero Trust identity protection, and log management. The company primarily sells subscriptions to its Falcon platform and cloud modules through its direct sales team that leverages its network of channel partners. It serves customers worldwide. The company was incorporated in 2011 and is based in Austin, Texas.

 

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.

Superior risk adjusted returns:

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow:

CRWD stock forecast has shown that the company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth:

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

 

What we don’t like:

High volatility:

Crowdstrike stock forecast has shown that 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.

Overpriced compared to book value:

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

Overpriced on cashflow basis:

Crowdstrike 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 Crowdstrike 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:

Crowdstrike stock forecast has shown that the company had negative total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Low Earnings Growth:

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

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