Intuit Inc.[INTU] stock saw a move by -0.08% on Thursday, touching 1.76 million. Based on the recent volume, Intuit Inc. stock traders appear to be active. The most recent trading volume of INTU shares recorded 254.94M shares, which represents the daily volume of traded shares. Analysts estimates state that Intuit Inc. [INTU] stock could reach median target price of $264.00.

Intuit Inc. [INTU] stock additionally went up by +1.58% in the period of the 7 days, recording a gain in performance by 6.72% in the last 30 days. The yearly more of INTU stock is set at 23.95% by far, with shares price recording returns by 0.16% in the latest quarter. Over the past six months, INTU shares showcased 24.78% increase. INTU saw -5.49% change opposing the low price in the last 12 months, also recording 40.84% compared to high within the same period of time.

Intuit Inc. [NASDAQ:INTU]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders often pay a significant amount of attention to what top market analysts have to say about a potential stock investment. In regards to Intuit Inc. [INTU], the most recent average analyst recommendation we can read comes from the fiscal quarter ending in July. On average, stock market experts give INTU an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 182.61 to 272.14. This is compared to its latest closing price of $257.39.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Intuit Inc. [INTU] is sitting at 2.14. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 2.14.

For the quarter ending in Apr-19 Intuit Inc. [INTU] generated $3.27 billion in sales. That’s 1.27% higher than the average estimate of $3.23 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that overall, this stock is demonstrating a mixed bag of positive appeal and some drawbacks, making it a somewhat risky investment that also has the potential to generate high ROI in the long run.

Keep your eyes on this company’s next financial results, which are scheduled to be made public on Thu 22 Aug (In 69 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Intuit Inc. [INTU]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Intuit Inc. [INTU] sitting at +25.10 and its Gross Margin at +83.52, this company’s Net Margin is now 24.30%. These measurements indicate that Intuit Inc. [INTU] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 64.61, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 38.40%. Its Return on Equity is 65.32, and its Return on Assets is 26.20. These metrics all suggest that Intuit Inc. is doing well at using the money it earns to generate returns.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Intuit Inc. [INTU] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 18.61. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 15.69, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 8.46. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 16.48, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 13.90. This company is not leveraging its assets to take on debt, which stunts its growth and limits the ROI for investors.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 37.41 and its Total Debt to EBITDA Value is 0.25. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 9.66, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.01. Intuit Inc. [INTU] has a Price to Book Ratio of 22.44, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 25.24 and P/E Ratio of 41.11. These metrics suggest that this publicly-traded organization will not likely result in investment gains.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Intuit Inc. [INTU] earns $670,112 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 39.37 and its Total Asset Turnover is 1.29. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 1.14 and its Current Ratio is 1.14. This company, considering these metrics, has a healthy ratio between its short-term liquid assets and its short-term liabilities, making it a less risky investment.

Intuit Inc. [INTU] has 254.94M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $65.57B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 182.61 to 272.14. At its current price, it has moved down by -5.49% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 40.84% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.09, which indicates that it is 2.12% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 55.25. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Intuit Inc. [INTU] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Intuit Inc. [INTU], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.