Match Group Inc. (MTCH:NSD) Analysts rate as Strong Buy, see big gains potential

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by: STA Research

Based on the Match stock forecast from 17 analysts, the average analyst MTCH stock price target is USD 126.12 over the next 12 months. Match Group Inc’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own MTCH stock forecast is Slightly Bullish, which is based on 8 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, MTCH stock price was USD 76.71MTCH stock price has changed by +8.26% over the past week, +5.22% over the past month and -51.59% over the last year.

Match Group, Inc. provides dating products worldwide. The company’s portfolio of brands includes Tinder, Match, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, Pairs, PlentyOfFish, and OurTime, as well as a various other brands. The company was incorporated in 1986 and is based in Dallas, 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:

MTCH stock price 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.

Superior return on equity:

MTCH stock forecast has shown a better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization:

Match stock forecast has shown a better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets:

MTCH stock forecast has delivered a better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Positive cash flow:

MTCH stock forecast has shown positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow:

MTCH stock forecast has shown positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth:

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

 

What we don’t like:

High volatility:

The total returns for Match Group stock price 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 earnings:

Match Group 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:

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

Overpriced on cashflow basis:

Match Group 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.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis:

MTCH stock price 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:

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

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