Samsara Inc. [IOT] stock for 1,010,051 USD was sold by Calderon Benjamin

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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. Samsara Inc. shares valued at $1,010,051 were sold by Calderon Benjamin on Nov 03. At $10.30 per share, Calderon Benjamin sold 98,048 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 115,583 shares worth approximately $1.17 million following the completion of this transaction.

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Also, Calderon Benjamin sold 208,000 shares, netting a total of over 2,300,929 in proceeds. Following the sale of shares at $11.06 each, the insider now holds 115,583 shares.

Before that, Calderon Benjamin had sold 164,785 shares from its account. In a trade valued at $1,993,503, the insider traded Samsara Inc. shares for $12.10 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings decreased to 164,785 shares, worth approximately $1.17 million.

As published in their initiating research note from MoffettNathanson on September 22, 2022, Samsara Inc. [IOT] has been a Buy and the price target has been revised to $40. This represents a 74.72% premium over Thursday’s closing price. Analysts at Goldman downgraded the stock from ‘”a Buy”‘ to ‘”a Neutral”‘ outlook in a report released in late June. As of January 10, 2022, Wolfe Research has initiated its “an Outperform” rating for IOT. Earlier on January 10, 2022, William Blair initiated its rating. Their recommendation was “an Outperform” for IOT stock.

Analyzing IOT Stock Performance

On Thursday, Samsara Inc. [NYSE: IOT] plunged -4.62% to $10.11. The stock’s lowest price that day was $10.09, but it reached a high of $10.65 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a drop of approximately -17.67%. Over the course of the year, Samsara Inc. shares have dropped approximately -64.03%. A 50-day SMA is recorded $12.48, while a 200-day SMA reached $14.20. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 1.06 million shares from 0.93 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for Samsara Inc. (IOT)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 9.92, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 9.72. In the upper region, resistance lies at 10.48. The next price resistance is at 10.84. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 32.66 on the 14-day chart, showing neutral technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at -0.77, which suggests the price will decrease in the coming days. Percent R is at 99.23%, indicating bearish price movement. Stochastics %K at holding indicates that the stock is to be held.

Is Samsara Inc. subject to short interest?

Stocks of Samsara Inc. saw a sharp steep in short interest on Jul 14, 2022 dropping by -1.54 million shares to 8.29 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Jun 14, 2022 was 9.83 million shares. A decline of -18.58% in short interest reflects a negative sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 4.42 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) decline to 4.42.

Which companies own the most shares of Samsara Inc. (IOT)?

According to AllianceBernstein LP filings, the company currently owns 4,712,318 shares, which is about 4.26% of the total IOT shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have appreciated by 1,572,057 from its previous 13-F filing of 3140261.0 shares. PointState Capital LP acquire a 22.74% interest valued at $53.95 million while The Vanguard Group, Inc. purchased a 1,056,289 stake. A total of 1,335,283 shares of Samsara Inc. were bought by Morgan Stanley Investment Managem during the quarter, and 3,272,751 by Abdiel Capital Advisors LP. In its current portfolio, LMDAGG LLC holds 3,224,776 shares valued at $38.92 million.

In terms of Samsara Inc. share price expectations, FactSet research, analysts set an average price target of $21.00 in the next 12 months, up nearly 79.25% from the previous closing price of $10.60. Analysts anticipate Samsara Inc. stock to reach $38.00 by 2022, with the lowest price target being $16.00. In spite of this, 10 analysts ranked Samsara Inc. stock as a Buy at the end of 2022. On January 10, 2022, Wells Fargo assigned a price target of “an Overweight” to the stock and initiated coverage with a $31.


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