NVIDIA Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) Investor Confidence Linked To The Future Growth Of The Company’s AI Business

NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) runs in leading trade, it are knocking down -0.01% to traded at $103.43. NVDA attains analyst recommendation of 2.30 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 0.32%.  Nvidia stock had a spectacular run in 2016 with much of the investor confidence linked to the future growth of the company’s AI business.

The GPU architecture which has become the current go-to hardware for deep learning is still far from being the optimal solution. ASICs are able to offer important performance advantage over GPU with much lower power consumption. Nvidia’s GPU solution might face tough competition in the AI battlefield once ASIC alternatives become accessible in the future which investors should take into account.

The two biggest sections in Nvidia’s AI business are data center and automotive. Even though the current AI revenue is much smaller compared to the company’s core gaming business (as in the latest quarter, the data center and automotive sections captured $240 million and $127 million respectively, versus gaming’s revenue of $1.2 billion), the growth demonstrated is very strong. Nvidia’s stock had enjoyed a spectacular ride in 2016 with a return of 227%, which clearly reflects investors have high expectations for the future growth of the company’s AI business.

To find out the technical position of NVDA, it holds price to book ratio of 10.45 that unearth high-growth companies selling at low-growth prices, but it requires appropriate measurement approach. It has forward price to earnings ratio of 38.31, and price to earnings ratio calculated as 54.04. The price to earnings growth ration calculated as 1.89. NVDA is presenting price to cash flow of 8.30 and free cash flow concluded as 51.43.

EPS estimates indicating constrictive facts, the current year from sell-side analysts, Price to current year EPS stands at -3.60%, and looking further price to next year’s EPS is 11.94%. While take a short look on price to sales ratio, that was 9.02 and price to earning ration of 54.04 attracting passive investors.

Zayo Group Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ZAYO) kept active in under and overvalue discussion, ZAYO holds price to book ratio of 6.17 that presents much better indicator to find market price of a share price over its book value of equity for investment valuation.

Fundament/ News Factor in Focus

Taking look on ratio analysis, ZAYO has forward price to earnings ratio of 67.67. The co is presenting price to cash flow as 39.43, the low single digit may indicate stock is undervalued and vice versa. On other hand, keeping in mind stable cash flows but few growth prospects make traders to value lower.

The firm has price volatility of 2.13% for a week and 2.32% for a month. Narrow down four to firm performance, its weekly performance was 3.87% and monthly performance was -4.83%.


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