Just How Positive is UBS on Match Group (MTCH) Following Their Upgrade?

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Looking out over a next 5-year period, analysts expect the company to see its earnings go up by 22.08%, annually.

The gap presently is 2.28%, while the 52-week low and the 52-week high are 136.09% and -19.59%, respectively. GSA Capital Partners LLP raised its holdings in Match Group by 48.3% in the third quarter. The stock of Match Group, Inc. Analyst established EPS growth expected to grow of 129.60% for this year and EPS growth for next year is likely to attain at 23.30%. Zacks' sales averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that cover Match Group. As a result, the company has Earnings per Share (EPS) growth of 8.55% for the coming year. Match Group had a net margin of 26.31% and a return on equity of 31.33%. The company had revenue of $379.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $362.86 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.29 EPS. After this sale, common shares of MTCH are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $.

Recently, In a research report revealed to clients on Thursday, 10 May, Match Group (OTC:MTCH) shares have had their Buy Rating kept by stock analysts at Aegis Capital, who now has a $47 target on firm. Reiterated the shares of ON Semiconductor Corporation to Buy when they released a research note on February 5th, 2018, but they now have set a price target of $29, which is an increase from the previous $25. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Friday, February 2 report.

Among 16 analysts covering Match Group Inc (MTCH), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 9 Hold. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, May 1 by Piper Jaffray. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 2,649,016 shares of the technology company's stock worth $82,940,000 after buying an additional 1,645,294 shares during the last quarter. 4,109,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,316,172. At the moment, the company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.50, and a quick ratio of 0.90.

Match Group's peers have higher revenue and earnings than Match Group. Investors who are keeping close eye on the stock of LendingClub Corporation (NYSE:LC) established that the company was able to keep return on investment at -4.35 in the trailing twelve month while Reuters data showed that industry's average stands at 2.94 and sector's optimum level is 0.55.

In other news, Director Ann Mcdaniel sold 5,676 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, February 27th. The company maintains price to book ratio of 5.43. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Energy stocks got a boost from the price of crude oil, which climbed back above $70 a barrel a day after the USA moved to withdraw from a nuclear accord with Iran. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock was 13.06%. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Also, Director Gregory R. Blatt sold 456,673 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, March 2nd.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Given the importance of identifying companies that will ensure earnings per share at a high rate, we later obsession to umpire how to determine which companies will achieve high amassing standards. Wells Fargo & Company MN increased its position in Match Group by 163.9% during the 4th quarter. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 32.20 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 2.27. Since November 9, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Match Group has 4 analyst reports. Match Group, Inc. The company now has a Return on Equity of 63.00% and Return on Investment of 30.90%. Investorplace.com has article titled "How Will Facebook Dating Impact Match Group Inc Stock?". It operates a portfolio of brands, including Tinder, Match, PlentyOfFish, Meetic, OkCupid, OurTime, and Pairs. Match Group, Inc offers its dating products through its Websites and applications in 42 languages approximately in 190 countries.