Imedia Brands Stock Target Price and Analyst Consensus

IMBI -  USA Stock  

USD 5.81  0.30  4.91%

The current analyst and expert consensus on Imedia Brands is Strong Buy, with 0 strong sell and 2 strong buy opinions. The current projected Imedia Brands target price consensus is 22.5 with 2 analyst opinions. The most common way Imedia Brands analysts use to provide recommendation to the public is financial statements analysis. Many experts also interview Imedia Brands executives and customers to further validate their buy or sell advice. Please note, the number of analysts providing the opinion is not sufficient to provide adequate consensus on Imedia Brands. We encourage you to use your own analysis of Imedia Brands to validate this buy or sell advice. Imedia Brands buy-or-sell recommendation module provides average expert sentiment on the projected Imedia Brands target price to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on projected price volatility of 0.707. Please see Macroaxis Advice on Imedia Brands to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Imedia Analyst Recommendations 

 
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The current Gross Profit is estimated to decrease to about 218.7 M. The current Profit Margin is estimated to decrease to -0.0022. Imedia Brands Cash and Equivalents is most likely to decrease significantly in the upcoming years. The last year's value of Cash and Equivalents was reported at 21.93 Million. The current Total Debt is estimated to increase to about 59.6 M, while Current Assets are projected to decrease to roughly 183.5 M.

Imedia Brands Target Price Consensus

We track the performance of the top 100 financial experts across various large and mid-size financial boutiques. Imedia 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. Imedia 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 Opinions2
Lowered Outlook0
Raized Outlook0
Strong Buy
Most Imedia 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 Imedia stock's fair price compared to its market value. Analysts arrive at stock ratings after researching public financial statements of Imedia Brands, talking to its executives and customers, or listening to those companies' conference calls.
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Imedia Brands Target Price Projection

Imedia Brands' current and average target prices are 5.81 and 22.50, respectively. The current price of Imedia Brands is the price at which Imedia Brands is currently trading. On the other hand, Imedia Brands' 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

Imedia Brands Market Quote on 20th of January 2022

Low Price5.69Odds
High Price6.11Odds

5.81

Target Price

Analyst Consensus On Imedia Brands Target Price

Low Estimate22.0Odds
High Estimate23.0Odds
Number of Analysts2
Standard Deviation0.707

22.5

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 Imedia Brands and the information provided on this page.

Imedia Brands Analyst Ratings

Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands 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 Imedia Brands' financials, market performance, and future outlook by experienced professionals. Imedia Brands' historical ratings below, therefore, can serve as a valuable tool for investors.

Average Consensus Estimates

About Imedia Brands Target Price Projections

Imedia Brands'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 Imedia Brands 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 Imedia 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 Imedia Brands including analysis of its current option contracts.
Imedia Brands' latest option contracts expiring on 2022-01-21 are carrying combined implied volatility of 24.6 with a put-to-call open interest ratio of 1.93 over 10 outstanding agreements suggesting investors are buying way more puts than calls on contracts expiring on 2022-01-21. The current put volume is at 212, with calls trading at the volume of 40. This yields a 5.3 put-to-call volume ratio. The Imedia Brands option chain provides detailed quote and price information for the current Imedia Brands option contracts. It shows all of Imedia Brands' listed puts, calls, expiration dates, strike prices, and other pricing information.

Open Interest Against 2022-01-21 Option Contracts

Imedia Brands 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 Imedia Brands' lending market. For example, when Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands, he or she must hedge the risk by shorting Imedia Brands stock over its option's life.
The chart above shows Imedia Brands' 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. Imedia Brands' open interest chart also provides vital information regarding the liquidity of an option. If there is no open interest for Imedia Brands' option, there is no secondary market available for investors to trade.

Imedia Brands Maximum Pain Price across 2022-01-21 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 Imedia Brands 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.
Imedia Brands' stock options are financial instruments that give investors the right to buy or sell shares of Imedia Brands common stock at a specified price for a given time period. Generally speaking, an option to purchase or sell Imedia stock makes it part of the underlying stock when the option's price is tied to the movement of the underlying stock. If Imedia Brands' stock price goes up or down, the stock options follow.
Please see Macroaxis Advice on Imedia Brands to cross-verify analyst projections. Unlike analyst recommendations, Macroaxis provides advice only from the perspective of investor risk tolerance and investment horizon.

Imedia Current Options Market Mood

Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia 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 Imedia Brands' calls and puts, are not very successful. It is estimated that an average options trader loses somewhere between 80% to 90% of the time. Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands 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 Imedia Brands is a key component of Imedia Brands valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Imedia Brands.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
2.206.2810.36
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
5.9910.0714.15
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
2.106.1810.25
Details
Earnings
Estimates (1)
LowProjected EPSHigh
-0.61-0.61-0.61
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Imedia Brands. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Imedia Brands' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands.

Additional Imedia Brands 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 Imedia Brands is a key component of Imedia Brands valuation and have some predictive power on the future returns of a Imedia Brands.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands in the context of predictive analytics.
Hype
Prediction
LowEstimated ValueHigh
2.206.2810.36
Details
Intrinsic
Valuation
LowReal ValueHigh
5.9910.0714.15
Details
Naive
Forecast
LowNext ValueHigh
2.106.1810.25
Details
Earnings
Estimates (1)
LowProjected EPSHigh
-0.61-0.61-0.61
Details
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Imedia Brands. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Imedia Brands' peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands.

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The data published in Imedia Brands' official financial statements usually reflect Imedia Brands' 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 Imedia Brands. For example, before you start analyzing numbers published by Imedia accountants, it's critical to develop an understanding of what Imedia Brands' liquidity, profitability, and earnings quality are in the context of the Consumer Cyclical space in which it operates.
Please note, the presentation of Imedia Brands' financial position, as portrayed in its financial statements, is often influenced by management's estimates, judgments, and sometimes even manipulations. In the best case, Imedia Brands' management is honest, while the outside auditors are strict and uncompromising. Whatever the case, the imprecision that can be found in Imedia Brands' accounting process means that the reasonable investor should take a skeptical approach toward the financial statement analysis of Imedia Brands. Please utilize our Beneish M Score to check the likelihood of Imedia Brands' management to manipulate its earnings.