Understanding Basic Stock Data: DaVita Inc. (DVA)

In the past 52-week period, shares of DaVita Inc. (NYSE:DVA) have moved within the range of $52.51 to $70.16. On the stock’s most recent trading day, the company’s shares ended the regular session at $61.11, which is 12.9% lower than its 52-week high.

DaVita Inc. (DVA) has demonstrated a 20-day simple moving average (SMA) of 7.45%, and a 50-day SMA of 5.29%. This public company’s current market capitalization stands at $11.60 billion.

Analyzing Consensus Estimates, Sales Revenue and Net Income

Checking the amount of enthusiasm that Wall Street analysts hold for a particular stock is crucial when thinking about entering a position. According to the latest data, the consensus recommendation for DaVita Inc. (DVA) is Hold.

Public companies normally post earnings and revenue results that fall somewhat above or below the average Wall Street estimate. In the most recent quarterly financial report, for the quarter ending Sep. 2017, DaVita Inc. (DVA) delivered a 0.57% surprise with its net revenue. Sales reached $3.92 billion during the three-month period, compared to the average analyst estimate of $3.9 billion.

Meanwhile, during the same quarter DaVita Inc. (DVA) delivered a 14.10% earnings surprise. Net earnings for the quarter were posted at $0.81 per share, whereas Wall Street had forecast $0.94 per share.

Ownership at DaVita Inc. (DVA), According to Most Recent SEC Filings

A publicly-traded organization’s latest 13F filings tell us important details about its institutional ownership. DaVita Inc. (DVA) has 0 billion shares outstanding currently, 87.02% of which belong to institutional investors. Those institutional holdings amount to $10.06 billion.

Additionally, according to the most recent 13F filing from DaVita Inc. (DVA), there were 38 new positions totaling 960,344 shares of the company’s stock. There were 64 sold out positions, on the other hand, totaling 3,789,456 shares.

Short, Medium and Long Term Indicators

Assessing the average trade volume of a public company’s stock in the short, medium and long term is helpful to gain an understanding of trading activity and investor sentiment. DaVita Inc. (DVA) has had a 20-day average volume of 2,135,565 shares, with an average of 40% of short term indicators pointed at Buy.

The stock’s 50-day average volume has been 2,458,314 shares, with an average of 25% of medium term indicators pointing toward Buy. Finally, its 100-day average volume is 1,964,059 shares with 0% of long-term indicators pointing to Hold.