Upwork Inc.[UPWK] stock saw a move by 7.62% on Thursday, touching 1.91 million. Based on the recent volume, Upwork Inc. stock traders appear to be active. The most recent trading volume of UPWK shares recorded 106.64M shares, which represents the daily volume of traded shares. Analysts estimates state that Upwork Inc. [UPWK] stock could reach median target price of $25.00.

Upwork Inc. [UPWK] stock additionally went up by +9.43% in the period of the 7 days, recording a drop in performance by -5.60% in the last 30 days. The yearly more of UPWK stock is set at by far, with shares price recording returns by -23.19% in the latest quarter. Over the past six months, UPWK shares showcased -2.12% decrease. UPWK saw -37.32% change opposing the low price in the last 12 months, also recording 11.27% compared to high within the same period of time.

Upwork Inc. [NASDAQ:UPWK]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Equities traders oftentimes stay updated on what leading stock market analysts say about a potential stock purchase. When it comes to Upwork Inc. [UPWK], the most recently available average analyst rating is from the quarter that ends in December. On average, stock market experts give UPWK an Outperform rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.08 to 25.00. This is compared to its latest closing price of $14.56.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Upwork Inc. [UPWK] is sitting at 1.86. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 1.86.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Upwork Inc. [UPWK] generated $0.07 billion in sales. That’s 0.02% higher than the average estimate of $0.07 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 looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Wed 14 Aug (In 61 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Upwork Inc. [UPWK]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Upwork Inc. [UPWK] sitting at -4.53 and its Gross Margin at +66.78, this company’s Net Margin is now -6.80%. These metrics indicate that this company is not generating as much profit, after accounting for expenses, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is -5.26, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached -4.40%. Its Return on Equity is -10.51, and its Return on Assets is -5.97. These metrics suggest that this Upwork Inc. does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Upwork Inc. [UPWK] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 9.81. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 8.93, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 6.11. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 7.48, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 6.81. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is -204.44. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 5.27, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.03. Upwork Inc. [UPWK] has a Price to Book Ratio of 7.91, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 68.95.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Upwork Inc. [UPWK] earns $589,195 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Receivables Turnover is 9.55 and its Total Asset Turnover is 0.76. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Quick Ratio is 2.01 and its Current Ratio is 2.01. 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.

Upwork Inc. [UPWK] has 106.64M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $1.67B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 14.08 to 25.00. At its current price, it has moved down by -37.32% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 11.27% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently , which indicates that it is 5.51% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 48.34. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.

Conclusion: Is Upwork Inc. [UPWK] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Upwork Inc. [UPWK], on the whole, present investors with both positive and negative signals. Wall Street analysts have mixed reviews when it comes to the 12-month price outlook, and this company’s financials show a combination of strengths and weaknesses. Based on the price performance, this investment is somewhat risky while presenting reasonable potential for ROI.