Market Inference Overview — Nissan (NSANF) Stock

Nissan logged a -0.3% change during today's morning session, and is now trading at a price of $3.48 per share. The S&P 500 index moved -0.5% and the Nasdaq posted a -1.2% change.

Nissan shares moved -32.7% over the last 52 weeks, with a high of $6.7 and a low of $2.88. During this time, the stock lagged the S&P 500 index by -22.8%. As of January 2022, the company's 50-day average price is $3.35 Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells vehicles and automotive parts worldwide. The large cap Consumer Cyclical company has 134,111 full time employees and is based in Yokohama, Japan. Nissan has returned a 143.7% dividend yield over the last 12 months.

Snapshot of the Company's Weak Operating Margins:

2019-03-31 2020-03-31 2021-03-31 2022-03-31
Revenue (MM) $11,574,247 $9,878,866 $7,862,572 $8,424,585
Revenue Growth n/a -14.65% -20.41% 7.15%
Gross Margins 16.4% 14.5% 13.4% 16.1%
Gross Margins Growth n/a -11.59% -7.59% 20.15%
Operating Margins 2.8% -0.4% -1.9% 2.9%
Operating Margins Growth n/a -114.29% -375.0% 252.63%
Earnings Per Share $81.59 -$171.54 -$114.67 $55.07
EPS Growth n/a -310.25% 33.15% 148.02%
Free Cash Flow (MM) -$270,383 -$393,215 $140,484 -$276,699
FCF Growth n/a -45.43% 135.73% -296.96%
Capital Expenditures (MM) -$1,721,271 -$1,579,069 -$1,182,305 -$1,123,886
Net Debt / EBITDA 4.85 7.89 11.19 5.66

Nissan Is Overpriced:

Nissan has a trailing twelve month P/E ratio of 15.8 compared to the Consumer Cyclical sector's average of 24.11. The company doesn't issue forward earnings guidance, and the annual average growth rate of its last 4 years of reported EPS is -43.0%. On this basis, the company's PEG ratio is -0.37, which indicates that its shares are overpriced.

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