Under Armour Inc (UAA) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
Under Armour Inc (NYSE:UAA) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the twenty-five ratings firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, thirteen have assigned a hold recommendation, five have issued a buy recommendation and one has issued a strong buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $22.36.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Wells Fargo & Co cut shares of Under Armour from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating and set a $23.50 price objective for the company. in a research note on Sunday, December 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded shares of Under Armour from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their price objective for the stock from $24.00 to $28.00 in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Atlantic Securities cut shares of Under Armour from a “neutral” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Under Armour from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a research note on Saturday, January 5th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Under Armour from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, February 4th.
Shares of Under Armour stock opened at $21.78 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.09, a current ratio of 1.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. Under Armour has a 1-year low of $15.60 and a 1-year high of $24.96. The firm has a market capitalization of $10.13 billion, a PE ratio of 114.63, a PEG ratio of 2.73 and a beta of 0.42.
A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in UAA. Bremer Trust National Association bought a new stake in Under Armour in the 4th quarter valued at $32,000. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its holdings in Under Armour by 3,672.0% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 762,920 shares of the company’s stock valued at $43,000 after buying an additional 742,694 shares during the period. Penserra Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in Under Armour by 235.9% in the 4th quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 4,528 shares of the company’s stock valued at $80,000 after buying an additional 3,180 shares during the period. First Mercantile Trust Co. bought a new stake in Under Armour in the 4th quarter valued at $99,000. Finally, Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new stake in Under Armour in the 4th quarter valued at $123,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 38.05% of the company’s stock.
Under Armour Company Profile
Under Armour, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company offers its apparel in compression, fitted, and loose types to be worn in hot, cold, and in between the extremes.
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