Chegg Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CHGG -- USA Stock  

USD 29.26  0.13  0.45%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Chegg is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Chegg buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Chegg positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Chegg available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Chegg buy-and-hold prospective. Check also Chegg Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with current analyst consensus.

Time Horizon

Risk Tolerance

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Strong Hold


Hype Condition

Current Valuation

Odds of Distress

Economic Sensitivity

Analyst Consensus

Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Chegg has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0239, jensen alpha of 0.09, total risk alpha of 0.31, sortino ratio of 0.040992 and treynor ratio of 0.0383
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell recommendation module can be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Chegg. Our buy, hold, or sell suggestion engine makes use of analyzes the corporation potential to grow using all fundamental data market data available at the time. To make sure Chegg is not overpriced, please confirm all Chegg fundamentals including its Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents and the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Gross Profit . Given that Chegg has Number of Shares Shorted of 18.95 M, we suggest you validate Chegg market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Chegg Thematic Classifications

Personal Services IdeaPersonal Services
USA Equities from Personal Services industry as classified by Fama & French
Education IdeaEducation
Tutoring, learning, and education services

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.046927Value At Risk3.26
Potential Upside2.11Standard Deviation1.61
 Return Density 

Chegg Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.96
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

Chegg Volatility Alert

Chegg currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.27. It has Information Ratio of -0.06 and Jensen Alpha of -0.09. However, we do advice investors to further question Chegg expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Chegg Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCheggPeer Average
Return On Equity(5.65) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset(2.60) % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(6.12) % (5.50) %
Operating Margin(5.45) % (10.91) %
Current Valuation3.04 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding112.15 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders2.37 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions113.41 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted18.95 M3.24 M
Price to Earning50.86 times40.69 times
Price to Book8.79 times14.44 times
Price to Sales12.01 times17.81 times
Revenue269.41 M9.85 B
Gross Profit175.21 M21.75 B
EBITDA5.5 M1.41 B
Net Income(16.5 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents189.09 M3.89 B
Cash per Share1.69 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.22 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio4.38 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share3.28 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations56.51 M1.25 B
Short Ratio14.09 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.16 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.90 times1.22 times
Number of Employees89310.67 K
Market Capitalization3.24 B29.78 B
Total Asset291.36 M126.86 B
Retained Earnings(329.08 M)38.24 B
Working Capital76.72 M3.58 B
Current Asset132.84 M36.8 B
Current Liabilities56.11 M33.34 B
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Chegg Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions
Chegg generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Chegg has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
The company reported previous year revenue of 269.41 M. Net Loss for the year was (16.5 M) with profit before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of 175.21 M.
Over 113.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
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