The Value Trap: Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA), Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)

Tableau Software, Inc. (NYSE:DATA) is offering a bear trap with a P/S ratio at 7.04. The broad Application Software industry has an average P/S ratio of 5.56, which represents premium over the sector’s 2.87. In the past 8-year record, this ratio went down as low as 3.83 and as high as 25.48. Also, it is down from 0.83 of the total 1840 rivals across the globe.

DATA traded at an unexpectedly low level on 11/08/2018 when the stock experienced a -1.24% loss to a closing price of $119.66. The company saw 1.84 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. Given that its average daily volume over the 30 days has been 865.14 million shares a day, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA) Analyst Gushes

Analysts are speculating a 23.68% move, based on the high target price ($148) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The analysts, on average, are forecasting a $122.04 price target, but the stock is already up 75.02% from its recent lows. However, the stock is trading at -4.16% versus recent highs ($124.86). Analysts believe that we could see stock price minimum in the $90 range (lowest target price), allowing for another -24.79% drop from its current position. Leading up to this report, we have seen a 24.14% rise in the stock price over the last 30 days and a 15.39% increase over the past 3 months. Overall, the share price is up 72.92% so far this year. Additionally, DATA had a day price range of $119.0104 to $125.5.

Tableau Software, Inc. (DATA) Price Potential

Heading into the stock price potential, Tableau Software, Inc. needs to grow just 4.46% to cross its median price target of $125. In order to determine directional movement, the 50-day and 200-day moving averages for Tableau Software, Inc. (NYSE:DATA) are $105.35 and $102.5. Given that liquidity is king in short-term, DATA is a stock with 84.54 million shares outstanding that normally trades 6.3% of its float. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 9.89% with 5.66 average true range (ATR). DATA has a beta of 1.34 and RSI is 66.21.

Investors also need to beware of the Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) valuations. The stock trades on a P/S of 2.43, which suggests that the shares are not attractive compared with peers. The broad Confectioners industry has an average P/S ratio of 1.84, which is significantly better than the sector’s 5.9. In the past 13-year record, this ratio went down as low as 0.54 and as high as 2.87. Also, it is down from 0.75 of the total 1479 rivals across the globe.

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ)’s Lead Over its Technicals

Mondelez International, Inc. by far traveled 17.42% versus a 1-year low price of $37.42. The share price was last seen 0.64% higher, reaching at $43.94 on Nov. 08, 2018. At recent session, the prices were hovering between $43.125 and $43.98. This company shares are 10.56% off its target price of $48.58 and the current market capitalization stands at $64.47B. The recent change has given its price a 3.4% lead over SMA 50 and -5.59% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 3.95% gains, 4.77% gains and 12.01% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found MDLZ’s volatility during a week at 1.98% and during a month it has been found around 2.06%.

Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) Intraday Metrics

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) exchanged hands at an unexpectedly low level of 5.28 million shares over the course of the day. Noting its average daily volume at 6.87 million shares each day over the month, this signifies a pretty significant change over the norm.

Mondelez International, Inc. Target Levels

The market experts are predicting a 27.45% rally, based on the high target price ($56) for Mondelez International, Inc. shares that is likely to be hit in the 52 weeks. Analysts anticipate that traders could see stock price minimum in the $43 range (lowest target price). If faced, it would be a -2.14% drop from its current position. Overall, the share price is up 2.66% year to date.