DARK:LSE-Darktrace plc (GBX)

COMMON STOCK | Software-Infrastructure | LSE

Last Closing Price

GBX 354.50

Change

-13.80 (-3.75)%

Market Cap

GBX 2.54B

Volume

2.88M

Avg Analyst Target

GBX 624.33 (+76.12%)

Avg User Target

GBX
Average Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


Darktrace plc (DARK) Stock Analysis:
Based on the Darktrace plc stock forecasts from 3 analysts, the average analyst target price for Darktrace plc is GBX 624.33 over the next 12 months. Darktrace plc’s average analyst rating is Hold . Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Darktrace plc is Slightly Bearish, which is based on 4 positive signals and 7 negative signals. At the last closing, Darktrace plc’s stock price was GBX 354.50. Darktrace plc’s stock price has changed by -6.96% over the past week, -16.47% over the past month and +3.47% over the last year.

About

Darktrace plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the development and sale of cyber-threat defense technology solutions in the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. Its products include Enterprise Immune System to discover unpredictable c ...Read More

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ETFs Containing DARK

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap

N/A

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Software-Infrastructure)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain -15.64% 65% D 39% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return -15.64% 65% D 39% F
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 0.42% 80% B- 68% D+
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 0.42% 80% B- 68% D+
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 0.68% 38% F 28% F
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 0.68% 35% F 25% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 4.07% 100% A+ 96% A
Risk Adjusted Return 16.81% 50% F 38% F
Market Capitalization 2.54B 96% A 71% C-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Software-Infrastructure)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Price/Book Ratio 11.00 23% F 4% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 42.40 8% F 8% F
EV/EBITDA 1,513.28 5% F 0% N/A
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity -157.10% 24% F 5% F
Return on Invested Capital -28.70% 31% F 6% F
Return on Assets -1.40% 40% F 22% F
Debt to Equity Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Ratings

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to 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.

Low volatility

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.

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 to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

Below median dividend returns

The company’s average income yield over the past 5 years has been low compared to its peers. However, it is not a problem if you are not looking for income.

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.

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 Earnings Growth

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

Low Revenue Growth

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