Insider Selling: Schaferkordt Anke, Wayfair Inc. [W] Director divested 137 shares

The buying and selling of stock by a company’s insider give investors a sense that the stock will rise or fall in the future. Wayfair Inc. shares valued at $7,790 were sold by Schaferkordt Anke on Aug 02. At $56.86 per share, Schaferkordt Anke sold 137 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 2,765 shares worth approximately $0.17 million following the completion of this transaction.

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Also, Netzer Thomas sold 2,170 shares, netting a total of over 122,491 in proceeds. Following the sale of shares at $56.45 each, the insider now holds 51,125 shares.

Before that, Oblak Steve had sold 1,283 shares from its account. In a trade valued at $69,259, the Chief Commercial Officer traded Wayfair Inc. shares for $53.98 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings decreased to 1,283 shares, worth approximately $9.99 million.

Analysts at MKM Partners started covering the stock with ‘”a Neutral”‘ outlook in a report released in late July. As of June 21, 2022, Exane BNP Paribas has decreased its “an Outperform” rating to a “Neutral” for W. Earlier on May 24, 2022, Bernstein initiated its rating. Their recommendation was “an Underperform” for W stock.

Analyzing W’s Price Performance

On Thursday, Wayfair Inc. [NYSE: W] plunged -2.37% to $62.91. The stock’s lowest price that day was $59.28, but it reached a high of $68.11 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a surge of approximately 19.58%. Over the course of the year, Wayfair Inc. shares have dropped approximately -66.88%. Shares of the company reached a 52-week high of $197.77 on 01/04/22 and a 52-week low of $43.31 on 06/30/22. A 50-day SMA is recorded $52.85, while a 200-day SMA reached $132.91. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 6.84 million shares from 3.41 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for Wayfair Inc. (W)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 58.76, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 54.60. In the upper region, resistance lies at 67.59. The next price resistance is at 72.26. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 60.92 on the 14-day chart, showing neutral technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at 7.02, which suggests the price will increase in the coming days. Percent R is at 22.43%, indicating bullish price movement. Stochastics %K at selling indicates that the stock is to be held.

Is Wayfair Inc. subject to short interest?

Stocks of Wayfair Inc. saw a sharp steep in short interest on Jul 14, 2022 dropping by 50000.0 shares to 22.63 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Jun 14, 2022 was 22.68 million shares. A decline of -0.22% in short interest reflects a negative sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 6.56 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) decline to 6.56.

Which companies own the most shares of Wayfair Inc. (W)?

According to Fidelity Management & Research Co filings, the company currently owns 11,787,867 shares, which is about 14.82% of the total W shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have appreciated by 169,892 from its previous 13-F filing of 11617975.0 shares. With the completion of the sale transaction, Baillie Gifford & Co.’s stake is now worth $400,995,805. Morgan Stanley Investment Managem reduced a -1.69% interest valued at $333.72 million while The Vanguard Group, Inc. purchased a 141,842 stake. A total of 1,649,230 shares of Wayfair Inc. were bought by Bares Capital Management, Inc. during the quarter, and 0 were sold by Prescott Investors, Inc. In its current portfolio, Vulcan Value Partners LLC holds 3,928,113 shares valued at $171.11 million.

In terms of Wayfair Inc. share price expectations, FactSet research, analysts set an average price target of $70.19 in the next 12 months, down nearly -13.1% from the previous closing price of $64.44. Analysts anticipate Wayfair Inc. stock to reach $195.00 by 2022, with the lowest price target being $40.00. In spite of this, 32 analysts ranked Wayfair Inc. stock as a Hold at the end of 2022. On May 06, 2022, Piper Sandler assigned a price target of “a Neutral” to the stock and downgraded coverage with a $65.


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