An Analysis Of SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) Stock

SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC) has seen 6.99 million shares traded in the last trading session. The company, currently valued at $819.50M, closed the last trade at $2.11 per share which meant it lost $0.0 on the day or 0.00% during that session. The SDC stock price is -662.09% off its 52-week high price of $16.08 and 1.42% above the 52-week low of $2.08. The 3-month trading volume is 10.30 million shares.

The consensus among analysts is that SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) is an Underweight stock at the moment, with a recommendation rating of 3.40. 4 analysts rate the stock as a Sell, while 0 rate it as Overweight. 6 out of 12 have rated it as a Hold, with 1 advising it as a Buy. 1 have rated the stock as Underweight. The expected earnings per share for the stock is -$0.25.

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Sporting 0.00% in the red in last session, the stock has traded in the red over the last five days, with the highest price hit on Friday, 01/07/22 when the SDC stock price touched $2.11 or saw a rise of 21.85%. Year-to-date, SmileDirectClub Inc. shares have moved -10.21%, while the 5-day performance has seen it change -10.21%. Over the past 30 days, the shares of SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC) have changed -28.72%.

Wall Street analysts have a consensus price target for the stock at $3.43, which means that the shares’ value could jump 38.48% from current levels. The projected low price target is $2.00 while the price target rests at a high of $5.00. In that case, then, we find that the current price level is -136.97% off the targeted high while a plunge would see the stock lose 5.21% from current levels.

SmileDirectClub Inc. (SDC) estimates and forecasts

Figures show that SmileDirectClub Inc. shares have underperformed across the wider relevant industry. The company’s shares have lost -72.63% over the past 6 months, with this year growth rate of -11.11%, compared to 15.70% for the industry. Other than that, the company has, however, lowered its growth outlook for the 2022 fiscal year revenue. Growth estimates for the current quarter are -177.80% and 32.00% for the next quarter. Revenue growth from the last financial year stood is estimated to be -2.40%.

10 analysts offering their estimates for the company have set an average revenue estimate of $129.55 million for the current quarter. 8 have an estimated revenue figure of $156.6 million for the next quarter concluding in Mar 2022. Year-ago sales stood $184.56 million and $197.51 million respectively for this quarter and the next, and analysts expect sales will shrink by -29.80% for the current quarter and -20.70% for the next.

Earnings growth for 2022 is a modest -138.50% while over the next 5 years, the company’s earnings are expected to increase by 34.80%.

SDC Dividends

SmileDirectClub Inc. is expected to release its next earnings report between March 02 and March 07 this year, and investors are excited at the prospect of better dividends despite the company’s debt issue.

SmileDirectClub Inc. (NASDAQ:SDC)’s Major holders

Insiders own 2.38% of the company shares, while shares held by institutions stand at 50.09% with a share float percentage of 51.31%. Investors are also buoyed by the number of investors in a company, with SmileDirectClub Inc. having a total of 190 institutions that hold shares in the company. The top two institutional holders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) with over 9.68 million shares worth more than $51.52 million. As of Sep 29, 2021, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) held 8.13% of shares outstanding.

The other major institutional holder is Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC, with the holding of over 7.54 million shares as of Sep 29, 2021. The firm’s total holdings are worth over $40.1 million and represent 6.33% of shares outstanding.

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Also the top two Mutual Funds that are holding company’s shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund. As of Sep 29, 2021, the former fund manager holds about 2.66% shares in the company for having 3.16 million shares of worth $16.83 million while later fund manager owns 2.83 million shares of worth $15.05 million as of Sep 29, 2021, which makes it owner of about 2.37% of company’s outstanding stock.