Gartner Stock Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation


USD 356.27  5.90  1.68%   

Allowing for the 90-day total investment horizon and your slightly conservative level of risk, our recommendation regarding Gartner is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Gartner buy-hold-or-sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Gartner positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Gartner's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site.
The advice is provided from Gartner's buy-and-hold perspective. Please see Gartner Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments, please use the Instant Ratings tool. We conduct extensive research on individual companies such as Gartner and provide practical buy, sell, or hold advice based on selected investing horizon and risk tolerance towards Gartner.

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For the selected time horizon Gartner has a Risk Adjusted Performance of 0.2235, Jensen Alpha of 0.2275, Total Risk Alpha of 0.2024, Sortino Ratio of 0.1371 and Treynor Ratio of 0.2958
Macroaxis provides investment recommendation on Gartner to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Gartner. Our trade recommendations engine determines the entity's potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of an investor's current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Gartner is not overpriced, please check out all Gartner fundamentals, including its revenue, short ratio, current asset, as well as the relationship between the cash per share and beta . Given that Gartner has a price to earning of 114.89 X, we strongly advise you to confirm Gartner market performance and probability of bankruptcy to ensure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Gartner Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

The company reports 2.46 B of total liabilities. Gartner has a current ratio of 0.61, implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time. Debt can assist Gartner until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, Gartner's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like Gartner sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for Gartner to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about Gartner's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
Over 95.0% of the company shares are owned by institutional investors
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Gartner Returns Distribution Density

The distribution of Gartner's historical returns is an attempt to chart the uncertainty of Gartner's future price movements. The chart of the probability distribution of Gartner stock daily returns describes the distribution of returns around its average expected value. We use Gartner price's Value At Risk and its Upside Potential as a relative measure of the distribution. The graph of the distribution of Gartner returns is essential to provide solid investment advice for Gartner.
Mean Return0.30Value At Risk-2.61
Potential Upside3.40Standard Deviation2.04
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Investment risk management requires an estimate of the probability of extreme price changes. Therefore, the correct representation of the distribution of Gartner historical returns presented in an easy-to-digest graphical form helps investors and money managers understand the risk-reward trade-off of different investement strategies.

Gartner Stock Institutional Investors

Have you ever been surprised when a price of an equity instrument such as Gartner is soaring high without any particular reason? This is usually happening because many institutional investors are aggressively trading Gartner backward and forwards among themselves. Gartner's institutional investor refers to the entity that pools money to purchase Gartner's securities or originate loans. Institutional investors include commercial and private banks, credit unions, insurance companies, pension funds, hedge funds, endowments, and mutual funds. Operating companies that invest excess capital in these types of assets may also be included in the term and may influence corporate governance by exercising voting rights in their investments.
Security TypeSharesValue
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares12.4 K3.4 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares34.2 K8.3 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares31.6 K9.4 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares32.6 K10.9 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares27.3 K8.3 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares36.4 K8.8 M
Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich CantonalbankCommon Shares52.7 K9.6 M
Note, although Gartner's institutional investors appear to be way more sophisticated than retail investors, it remains unclear if professional active investment managers can reliably enhance risk-adjusted returns by an amount that exceeds fees and expenses.

Gartner Cash Flow Accounts

201720182019202020212022 (projected)
Capital Expenditure(110.77 M)(126.87 M)(149.02 M)(83.89 M)(59.83 M)(64.56 M)
Depreciation Amortization and Accretion240.17 M255.6 M298.25 M300.83 M287.53 M236.97 M
Net Cash Flow or Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents41.8 M(401.91 M)118.56 M403.17 M74.39 M73.08 M
Net Cash Flow Business Acquisitions and Disposals(2.64 B)510.92 M(25.99 M)(22.94 M)(20.65 M)(22.27 M)
Issuance Purchase of Equity Shares(29.56 M)(246.14 M)(181.41 M)(158.22 M)(1.64 B)(1.68 B)
Issuance Repayment of Debt Securities2.62 B(1.01 B)(104.58 M)(232.22 M)487.08 M525.54 M
Net Cash Flow from Financing2.54 B(1.26 B)(285.99 M)(416.22 M)(1.16 B)(1.19 B)
Net Cash Flow from Investing(2.75 B)384.05 M(160.88 M)(83.89 M)(80.47 M)(86.82 M)
Net Cash Flow from Operations254.52 M471.16 M565.44 M903.28 M1.31 B1.42 B
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash25.9 M(6.49 M)3.61 M28.58 M(26.38 M)(27.07 M)
Share Based Compensation78.94 M66.17 M69.01 M62.54 M98.57 M78.43 M

Gartner Greeks

Most traded equities are subject to two types of risk - systematic (i.e., market) and unsystematic (i.e., nonmarket or company-specific) risk. Unsystematic risk is the risk that events specific to Gartner or IT Services sector will adversely affect the stock's price. This type of risk can be diversified away by owning several different stocks in different industries whose stock prices have shown a small correlation to each other. On the other hand, systematic risk is the risk that Gartner's price will be affected by overall stock market movements and cannot be diversified away. So, no matter how many positions you have, you cannot eliminate market risk. However, you can measure a Gartner stock's historical response to market movements and buy it if you are comfortable with its volatility direction. Beta and standard deviation are two commonly used measures to help you make the right decision.
Alpha over NYSE Composite
Beta against NYSE Composite0.99
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Information ratio 0.11

Gartner Volatility Alert

Gartner has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.78 and kurtosis of 1.78. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Gartner to ensure all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future expected returns. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Gartner's stock risk against market volatility during both bullish and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Gartner's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Gartner Fundamentals Vs Peers

Comparing Gartner's fundamentals to the average values of its peers is one of the most widely used and accepted methods of equity analyses. It helps to analyze Gartner's direct or indirect competition across all of the common fundamentals between Gartner and the related equities. This way, we can detect undervalued stocks with similar characteristics as Gartner or determine the stocks which would be an excellent addition to an existing portfolio. Peer analysis of Gartner's fundamental indicators could also be used in its relative valuation, which is a method of valuing Gartner by comparing valuation metrics with those of similar companies.
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FundamentalsGartnerPeer Average
Return On Equity0.56 %(0.31) %
Return On Asset0.1 %(0.14) %
Profit Margin0.14 %(1.27) %
Operating Margin0.20 %(5.51) %
Current Valuation29.42 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding79.02 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders3.11 %10.09 %
Shares Owned by Institutions94.52 %39.21 %
Number of Shares Shorted1.28 M4.71 M
Price to Earning114.89 X28.72 X
Price to Book180.63 X9.51 X
Price to Sales5.25 X11.42 X
Revenue4.73 B9.43 B
Gross Profit3.29 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.3 B3.9 B
Net Income793.56 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents756.49 M2.7 B
Cash per Share4.56 X5.01 X
Total Debt2.46 B5.32 B
Current Ratio0.62 X2.16 X
Book Value Per Share4.50 X1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations1.31 B971.22 M
Short Ratio2.42 X4.00 X
Earnings Per Share9.31 X3.12 X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.99 X4.89 X
Target Price352.01
Number of Employees16.6 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization27.69 B19.03 B
Total Asset7.42 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings1.76 B9.33 B
Working Capital(182.5 M)1.48 B
Current Asset1.14 B9.34 B
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Gartner Market Momentum

Traders often use several daily momentume indicators to supplement a more traditional technical analysis when analyzing securities such as Gartner . With many different options, investors must choose the best indicators for them and familiarize themselves with how they work. We suggest combining traditional momentum indicators with more near-term forms of technical analysis such as Accumulation Distribution or Daily Balance Of Power. With their quantitative nature, daily value technical indicators can also be incorporated into your automated trading systems.

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 2019 2020 2021 2022 (projected)
Accounts Payable32.99 M38.59 M49.28 M39.52 M
Receivables1.33 B1.24 B1.37 B1.47 B

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Is Gartner's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of Gartner. If investors know Gartner will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about Gartner listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
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The market value of Gartner is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Gartner that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Gartner's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Gartner's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Gartner's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Gartner's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Gartner's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Gartner value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Gartner's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.