Has Plenty of Room Growth Ahead for Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY)?

THOMAS H. LEE ADVISORS, LLC, Director of Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY), sold 12,000,000 shares of the firm’s at the average rate of $15.00, amounting to a transaction that totaled $180,000,000. In another insider trade transaction, on May 18, Director of the company, sold 12,000,000 shares, at the average rate of $15.00 and the total deal finalizing at $180,000,000. Additionally, on Mar 13 RITTENBERG GERALD C, Director, sold 239,000 shares of stock at an average price of $15.38 each, reaching a total of $3,675,750 for the whole transaction.

In the latest trading activity, this stock has been floating around the $15.95 level. A lot of investors pay heightened attention to a certain stock when it is approaching a notable historical high or low. Over the past full year, these shares have hit a high price of $16.90, and experienced a low of $9.50. Looking at some extended historical share price data, we note that shares have seen a shift of 1.59% through the last 12 weeks. If we zoom in closer to look at performance over the past 30-day period, we see that this stock has shifted by 9.25%. Through the last 5 trading periods, the stock has shifted -0.62%.

It is highly probable that investors will be keeping their attention focused on how the stock performs heading into the next phase of earnings reports. Analysts will next see Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) post its quarterly earnings on Wed 1 Aug (In 36 Days). Following some earnings projections, we can see that the current quarter EPS consensus forecast for shares of Party City Holdco Inc. is at $0.39. For the previous three-month period, the company posted a quarterly EPS of $0.07. Because earnings surprises may lead the stock price to shoot up or drop drastically in the near term, investors can opt to make their buy/sell choice after the dust has settled. Detecting profitability, the public company has a profit margin of 9.10%, an operating margin of 12.00%, and a gross margin of 20.50%.

There are a number of different tools to help see whether or not a company is turning a profit. One of the most widely-used metrics is “Return on Assets” (ROA). This figure shows how profitable a company is relative to the total assets it owns. The Return on Assets for Party City Holdco Inc. is currently 6.30%. A second indicator is Return on Investment. For Party City Holdco Inc., ROI has risen to 7.80%. The third one is called Return on Equity. ROE is currently sitting at 21.50% for these shares. Going one leap further, we can take a look at various other valuation measurements. Party City Holdco Inc. has a Price to Book ratio of 1.58, while its Price to Sales ratio is sitting at 0.66, and its Price to Earnings ratio is presently 14.65.

Shares of Party City Holdco Inc. stock currently hold a market capitalization of 1.58B, and the present number of outstanding shares is 99.17M. In the previous trading day, 305,175 shares of Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) changed hands while the average trade volume is roughly 888.36K shares per day. Party City Holdco Inc. is currently sitting at $15.95 per share, following a gain of 0.63%, at end of trading session on 26 Jun 2018.

The relative strength index (RSI)’s recent value is sitting at 58.63 for Party City Holdco Inc.. The current RSI indicates that the stock is overbought above 70 and oversold below 30. Party City Holdco Inc. has freshly had visible volatility identifications; the stock’s price volatility during the past week is 3.17%, and 2.37% for the last 30 days. Historic volatility, which is a reckonable figure, is strongminded using past changes to the value of a stock or futures contract.

BofA/Merrill Upgrade shares of PRTY stock to their version of a Buy rating, up from their previous Neutral rating. This rating was made public on Apr-19-18. Analysts, together, have a consensus rating of 2.11 for shares of Party City Holdco Inc. (PRTY). This rating scale goes between 1 and 5. Analyst’s combined rating that amounts to a score of 3 would be a designation of a Hold opinion. A rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy recommendation. A rating of 4 or 5 means they think investors should sell.

NEUBERGER BERMAN GROUP LLC decreased its position in shares of Party City Holdco Inc. (NYSE:PRTY). This institutional investor in particular owned 6,102,345 shares of the stock after subtracting 1,036,166 shares from their coffers during the three-month stretch. NEUBERGER BERMAN GROUP LLC decreased its ownership of 14.52% in this stock at the end of the most recent quarter, and the holdings are currently valued at 96,722K.