RBC Royalbank maintains JD Sports Fashion plc with an Outperform rating and lowers the target price to GBX200 from GBX250 on the company’s stock.
Based on the JD Sports Fashion plc stock forecasts from 7 analysts, the average analyst target price for JD Sports Fashion plc is GBX 267.22 over the next 12 months. JD Sports Fashion plc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of JD Sports Fashion plc is Slightly Bullish , which is based on 6 positive signals and 3 negative signals. At the last closing, JD Sports Fashion plc’s stock price was GBX 119.95. JD Sports Fashion plc’s stock price has changed by -1.28% over the past week, -10.08% over the past month and -36.55% 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.
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.
The stock’s annual returns 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.
Superior return on assets
The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.
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.
What we don’t like:
Below median total returns
The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.
Overpriced compared to book value
The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.
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.
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