Stock on the Move: Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI)


Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $17.25. The stock traded with the volume of 2.88 Million in the last trading session. Navient Corporation opened at $17.51 and closed by showing a decrease of -1.72%. The Bid price in the last session was $16.06 x 2600 and the Ask price was $17.98 x 1600. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Navient Corporation has the Market Capitalization of 5.21 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $17.95 and 52-Week Low of $8.2 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 22, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

Navient Corporation reported its last Earnings on Oct 18 AMC where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.5/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.48/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.02/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 4.2%. The company will report its next earnings on Jan 24 – Jan 30 (Est.).

6 number of analysts also provided their insight on Navient Corporation, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $17.25. They also projected Low Price Target as $14 while High Price Target is set at $20.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 0 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 4 reported it as Buy.3 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 0 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Navient Corporation annual Divided is 0.64 while it’s Dividend Yield is 3.72%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 7.07 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 8.38. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.25 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 1.44, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 2.86 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 3.85.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 0.6 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 21.7% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 0.8%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of 7.95% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is 17.08 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of 30.81 percent.

A look at performance overview of Navient Corporation depicts that Performance (Week) is -2.99 percent while Performance Month is 33.26%. Quarterly performance shows a value of 20.63% and Half Year Performance value stands at 27.91%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of 51.85 percent. Navient Corporation has its YTD performance of 55.89 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 13 Nov 2016 where Director SUITT GILLELAND DIANE did a transaction type “Sell” in which 10000 shares were traded at a price of $17.47. Another insider trade includes Officer Kane John M who also initiated a transaction in which 2586 shares were traded on 8 Nov 2016 as “Sell”. On 8 Nov 2016 Chief Executive Officer Chivavibul (Somsak) traded 37636 shares as “Buy” at $10.26. Chief Executive Officer Chivavibul (Somsak) Sell 7175 shares on 8 Nov 2016 at the price of $14.7.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm Goldman on 21-Jul-16 who Downgrade the stock from Buy to Neutral. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 8-Oct-15, Goldman took an action “Upgrade” from Neutral to Buy. On 15-Jul-15, the stock was Upgrade to Overweight by Barclays.