Focus Financial Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

FOCS -  USA Stock  

USD 36.91  2.83  8.30%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Focus Financial is Buy, with 0 strong sell and 4 strong buy opinions. The current projected Focus Financial target price consensus is 77.33 with 6 analyst opinions. The most common way Focus Financial Partners analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Focus Financial executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Note, the total number of analysts currently providing their opinion is not significant to determine adequate consensus on Focus Financial. We strongly encourage you to use your own analysis of Focus Financial Partners to validate this buy or sell advice. Focus Financial buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Focus Financial Partners target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 5.391. Please check Macroaxis Advice on Focus Financial to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.
  
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As of 06/24/2022, Profit Margin is likely to grow to 0.006474, while Gross Profit is likely to drop slightly above 1.6 B. Focus Financial Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income is relatively stable at the moment as compared to the past year. Focus Financial reported last year Accumulated Other Comprehensive Income of 3.03 Million. As of 06/24/2022, Cash and Equivalents is likely to grow to about 335.2 M, while Total Debt is likely to drop slightly above 2.3 B.

Focus Financial Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Focus target price is determined by taking all analyst projections and averaging them out. There is no one specific way to measure analysis performance other than comparing it to the past results via a very sophisticated attribution analysis. Focus target price projections below should be used in combination with other traditional price prediction techniques such as stock price forecasting, technical analysis, earnings estimate, and various momentum models.
Number of Opinions6
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook1
Buy
Most Focus analysts issue ratings four times a year, at intervals of three months. Ratings are usually accompanied by a target price to helps potential investors understand Focus stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Focus Financial Partners, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Focus Financial Target Price Projection

Focus Financial's current and average target prices are 36.91 and 77.33, respectively. The current price of Focus Financial is the price at which Focus Financial Partners is currently trading. On the other hand, Focus Financial's target price is what analysts think the stock is worth or could sell for in the future. The more significant the discrepancy between the two prices, the more it stimulates investors to act.

Current Price

Focus Financial Market Quote on 24th of June 2022

Low Price34.62Odds
High Price37.16Odds

36.91

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Focus Financial Target Price

Low Estimate70.0Odds
High Estimate85.0Odds
Number of Analysts6
Standard Deviation5.391

77.333

Note that most analysts generally publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with recommendations for the company's stock.Although price targets are often quoted in the financial news media, there could be a delay between the publication of the latest analyst outlook on Focus Financial Partners and the information provided on this page.

Focus Financial Analyst Ratings

Focus Financial's analyst stock recommendations are determined by taking an average estimate of all analysts we track and classifying them as Strong Buy, Buy, Hold, Strong Sell, or Sell. Ratings generally communicate what analysts sense about Focus Financial stock, and they use a lot of effort and time to analyze it and arrive at a rating. That suggests that analyst recommendations are the outcome of an objective and thorough examination of Focus Financial's financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Focus Financial's historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Analyst Consensus Breakdown

Average Consensus Estimates

About Focus Financial Target Price Projections

Focus Financial's target price is an analyst's projection of its future price. Price targets can be assigned to all types of securities, from complex investment products to stocks such as Focus Financial Partners and even bonds. If the target price is unavailable, it is most likely because there were not enough analyst opinions to come up with a consensus estimate. When setting a price target estimate, an analyst is trying to determine what the Stock is worth and where the price will be in a year from now. Generally, the target price of Focus depends on its intrinsic valuation, beta (i.e., risk over market), and overall volatility. Most analysts publish their price targets in research reports on specific companies, along with their buy, hold, or sell recommendations. Stock price targets are often quoted in the financial news media. Macroaxis uses multiple feeds to provide overall target price projection for Focus Financial Partners including analysis of its current option contracts.
Focus Financial's latest option contracts expiring on 2022-07-15 are carrying combined implied volatility of 4.59 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 0.68 over 18 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying more calls than puts on contracts expiring on 2022-07-15. The current put volume is at 1, with calls trading at the volume of 35. This yields a 0.03 put-to-call volume ratio. The Focus Financial option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Focus Financial Partners option contracts. It shows all of Focus Financial's listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-07-15 Option Contracts

Focus Financial option prices can potentially be used to forecast stock returns because most option chains provide information not only about the current prices but also about the future conditions in Focus Financial's lending market. For example, when Focus Financial's puts are not actively trading or completely missing in the marketplace, investors can use it to internalize expected shorting costs. So if an investor is writing a put option on Focus Financial, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Focus Financial stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Focus Financial's distribution of open interest by maturity on contracts that have not yet been settled. The area between the two highest points is the projection of the price at expiration. Focus Financial's open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Focus Financial's option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Focus Financial Maximum Pain Price across 2022-07-15 Option Contracts

Max pain usually refers to a trading concept that asserts that market manipulation can cause the market price of particular securities such as Focus Financial close to expiration to expire worthless. According to most research, approximately 10% to 15% of all stock options are exercised, while about 35% expire worthlessly, with roughly 50% traded out before the expiration date. So, Max pain occurs when market makers reach a net positive position across all options at a strike price where option holders stand to lose the most money. By contrast, option sellers may reap the most after selling more options than buying, causing them to expire worthless.
Focus Financial's stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Focus Financial Partners common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Focus stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Focus Financial's stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please check Macroaxis Advice on Focus Financial to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Focus Financial Partners In The Money Call Balance

When Focus Financial's strike price is surpassing the current stock price, the option contract against Focus Financial Partners stock is said to be in the money. When it comes to buying Focus Financial's options that are 'In the Money' or 'Out of the Money', the choice depends on your outlook for the underlying security, financial situation, and what you are trying to achieve.
While 'out-of-the-money' options written on Focus Financial Partners are typically viewed as the more aggressive, there are potential upsides to purchasing these types of options contracts. For one, the cost to buy an 'Out of the Money' option is lower than the cost to buy an 'In the Money' option. This cost-benefit is due to the fact that at the time of the purchase, 'Out of the Money' contracts have no intrinsic value. So, while the potential for a 100% loss is more significant, the cost and risk to enter the trade are lower.

Focus Current Options Market Mood

Focus Financial's open interest and total value indicators provide investors with the necessary information to digest the overall options buildup for its expiring contracts. In addition, it helps Focus Stock's traders understand whether a recent fall or rise in the market is unreasonable and if the time has come to take contrarian positions. These ratios are calculated based on options trading volumes and current open interest.

Put-to-Call Open Interest

Put-to-Call Volume

Most options investors, including buyers and sellers of Focus Financial's calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Focus Financial's option open interest and volume spread between outstanding puts and calls are regarded by many investors as reliable indicators of the overall future market direction. Using current Focus Financial's option volume and open interest to make an investment decision is considered a contrarian-sentiment measure that can be utilized in many timing strategies in both derivative and spot marketplace.

Additional Focus Financial Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Focus Financial is a key component of Focus Financial valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Focus Financial.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Focus Financial's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Focus Financial in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
33.6636.5139.36
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
32.9946.1048.95
Details
Earnings
Estimates (4)
LowProjected EPSHigh
3.563.613.65
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Focus Financial. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Focus Financial's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Focus Financial's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Focus Financial Partners.

Additional Focus Financial Value Projection Modules

Most investment researchers agree that the mispricing and readjustment of any Stock value happens often and is sometimes even predictable, but there is no strong theory explaining why it happens. The current price of Focus Financial is a key component of Focus Financial valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Focus Financial.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Focus Financial's price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Focus Financial in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
33.6636.5139.36
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
32.9946.1048.95
Details
Earnings
Estimates (4)
LowProjected EPSHigh
3.563.613.65
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Focus Financial. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Focus Financial's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Focus Financial's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Focus Financial Partners.

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The data published in Focus Financial's official financial statements usually reflect Focus Financial's business processes, product offerings, services, and other fundamental events. But there are other numbers, ratios, or fundamental indicators derived from these statements that are easier to understand and visualize within the underlying realities that drive quantitative information of Focus Financial Partners. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Focus accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Focus Financial's liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Financial Services space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Focus Financial's financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Focus Financial's management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Focus Financial's accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Focus Financial Partners. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Focus Financial's management to manipulate its earnings.