Blink Charging Co.(BLNK:NSD) Stifel Nicolaus Research cuts the target price to $19

Stifel Nicolaus Research maintains a Hold rating on Blink Charging Co. and cuts the target price to $19 from $30 on the company’s stock.

Based on the Blink Charging Co stock forecasts from 5 analysts, the average analyst target price for Blink Charging Co is USD 20.17 over the next 12 months. Blink Charging Co’s average analyst rating is Buy . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Blink Charging Co is Bearish, which is based on 1 positive signals and 4 negative signals. At the last closing, Blink Charging Co’s stock price was USD 16.38Blink Charging Co’s stock price has changed by +8.98% over the past week, +9.35% over the past month and -57.75% over the last year.

Blink Charging Co., through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and provides electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and networked EV charging services in the United States and internationally. The company offers residential and commercial EV charging equipment that enable EV drivers to recharge at various location types. It also provides Blink Network, a cloud-based system that operates, maintains, and manages various Blink charging stations and associated charging data, back-end operations, and payment processing, as well as offers property owners, managers, parking companies, and state and municipal entities with cloud-based services that enable the remote monitoring and management of EV charging stations; and provides EV drivers with station information, including station location, availability, and applicable fees. In addition, the company provides EV charging hardware, software services, and service plans. It has strategic partnerships across transit/destination locations, including airports, auto dealers, healthcare/medicals, hotels, mixed-use, municipal locations, multifamily residential and condos, parks and recreation areas, parking lots, religious institutions, restaurants, retailers, schools and universities, stadiums, supermarkets, transportation hubs, and workplace locations. The company offers its services through direct sales force and resellers, as well as sells residential Level 2 chargers through various internet channels. As of March 10, 2022, it deployed approximately 30,000 charging ports. Blink Charging Co. was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Miami Beach, Florida

What we like:

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.

What we don’t like:

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.

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.

Low Earnings Growth

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