IAC/InterActiveCorp (IAC:NSD) Analysts rate as a Strong Buy, $150 target

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by: STA Research

Based on the IAC/InterActiveCorp stock forecasts from 12 analysts, the average analyst target price for IAC/InterActiveCorp is USD 150.11 over the next 12 months. IAC/InterActiveCorp’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of IAC/InterActiveCorp is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 4 positive signals and 5 negative signals. At the last closing, IAC/InterActiveCorp’s stock price was USD 82.98. IAC/InterActiveCorp’s stock price has changed by -4.91% over the past week, +6.14% over the past month and -45.72% over the last year.

Goldman Sachs recently maintained the Buy rating on the company’s stock and lowered the target to $133 from $137.

IAC/InterActiveCorp is a global media and internet conglomerate. The company produces original and entertaining digital content in the form of articles, illustrations, videos, and photos in the fields of entertainment, food, home, beauty, travel, health, family, luxury, and fashion, as well as women’s and lifestyle magazines. The headquarters of IAC/InterActiveCorp are in New York, New York.

 

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.

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.

Superior Earnings Growth

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

 

What we don’t like:

Overpriced compared to earnings

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

Overpriced on cashflow 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 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 news and look at its sector and management statements. Sometimes this is high because the company is trying to grow aggressively.

Overpriced on 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 to buy.

Low Revenue Growth

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

 

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