Nutanix (NTNX): will the bulls or the bears prevail?

6:05 pm ET, 29 Aug 2018

Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) shares are trading at 61.42.  On Thursday, Nutanix will release its latest earnings report.   What's driving NTNX stock price? What's NTNX stock price forecast?

Nutanix's earnings are predicted to be negative 19 cents per share, while the consensus analyst revenue estimate is at $279 million.  In the same quarter last year, Nutanix reported an EPS loss of 42 cents on revenue of $191 million. 

Nutanix is considered a leader in the hyper-converged infrastructure market. Its built-in hypervisor has been gaining significant traction, as customers continue to select it as a low-cost alternative to other vendor offerings.  

The bears are saying that the hyper-converged infrastructure has a limited lifetime, given that infrastructure is rapidly moving to cloud.

The bulls point to a growing customer base with the addition of prominent names, such as Alphabet and US Army, that are viewed as catalysts for Nutanix’s growth. The company now has 9,690 customers.  An increasing adoption rate, particularly among public sector entities, has been a major growth driver.

What is the sentiment towards the NTNX stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending positive. 

Over the last month, Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) returned +6.91%.

Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) short share of float is 6.46%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) average analyst price target ($58.80) is 3.21% above its current price ($56.97).

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Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX) Stock Guide

Updated at: 12:34 am ET, 22 Sep 2020

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Looking to buy or sell Nutanix, Inc. (NTNX)? Interested in getting the full scoop on NTNX, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this NTNX stock guide, we'll address key questions about NTNX, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are NTNX earnings?
2. When is NTNX earnings date?
3. NTNX buy or sell? What is NTNX Finny Score?
4. What are the reasons to buy NTNX? Why should I buy NTNX stock?
5. What are the reasons to sell NTNX? Why should I sell NTNX stock?
6. What are NTNX key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are NTNX earnings?

NTNX trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is -$4.48.

2. When is NTNX earnings date?

NTNX earnings date is November 23, 2020.

Analysis

3. NTNX buy or sell? What is NTNX Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:50}Our quantitative analysis shows 4 reasons to buy and 4 reasons to sell NTNX, resulting in Finny Score of 50.

4. What are the reasons to buy NTNX? Why should I buy NTNX stock?

Here are the reasons to buy NTNX stock:

  • NTNX quarterly revenue growth was 9.30%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.70% and 0.89%, respectively). See NTNX revenue growth chart.
  • NTNX profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 34.01 percentage points. See NTNX profitability chart.
  • NTNX PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 0.36, which is low compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See NTNX PEG chart.
  • NTNX cash to debt ratio is 1.12, higher than the average industry (0.19) and sector (0.17) cash to debt ratio. See NTNX cash to debt chart.

5. What are the reasons to sell NTNX? Why should I sell NTNX stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell NTNX stock (i.e., the bear case):

Key Stats

6. What are NTNX key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for NTNX:

Metrics NTNX
Price $22.81
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Software - Infrastructure
Sector Technology
Number of Employees 4,700
Market Cap $5.68B
Forward P/E Ratio -15.46
Price/Book Ratio 4.35
Revenue (TTM) $1.31B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth 9.30%
Profit Margin -66.75%

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