Stock Chatter: Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) Price Target Update

During the past trading session, shares of Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVN) traded -3.03%. Covering analysts are predicting the stock to move to $17.63 within the next year. Depending on the analyst, target price projections may differ widely. This target price is a consensus number based on polled analysts by Thomson Reuters. 

Wall Street analysts have the ability to use various metrics to help calculate target projections. A commonly used metric is a company’s P/E Ratio. This calculation stems from dividing the current share price by the projected earnings per share. At the time of this writing, Five9, Inc. has a price to earnings ratio of N/A. Investors may also evaluate a company’s PEG or price to earnings growth ratio. The PEG ratio represents the ratio of the price to earnings to the anticipated future growth rate of the company. If a company has a PEG Ratio below one, it may be viewed as undervalued. If a company has a PEG Ratio above one, it may indicate that the company is overvalued. A PEG Ratio near one may be seen as fair value. The stock presently has a PEG Ratio of 3.05.

Taking a brief view of stock performance, we see that company shares are currently trading $0.85 off the 50-day moving average of $14.50 and $2.06 off of the 200-day moving average of $13.29. The stock has been recently recorded -6.40% off of the 52-week high of 16.40 and +150.00% away from the 52-week low of 6.14. Tracking the stock price relative to moving averages and highs and lows for the year may help evaluate the future value of the stock.