Chegg Buy or Sell Recommendation

Macroaxis provides Chegg Inc 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 Inc 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

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Chegg Inc -- USA Stock  

USD 15.86  0.17  1.08%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Chegg Inc is 'Sell'.
For the selected time horizon Chegg Inc has a mean deviation of 1.17, semi deviation of 1.43, standard deviation of 1.57, variance of 2.47, downside variance of 3.03 and semi variance of 2.05
This buy or sell advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on Chegg Inc and to analyze the company potential to grow in the current economic cycle. To make sure Chegg is not overpriced, please confirm all Chegg Inc fundamentals including its Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents and the relationship between Shares Owned by Institutions and Gross Profit . Given that Chegg Inc has Number of Shares Shorted of 23.44 M, we suggest you validate Chegg Inc 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.

Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.14Value At Risk-2.3154
Potential Upside2.454Standard Deviation1.5715
 Return Density 

Chegg Greeks

Alpha over DOW
= 0.16 
βBeta against DOW=(0.21) 
Overall volatility
= 1.55 
 IrInformation ratio = 0.0046 

Chegg Volatility Alert

Chegg Inc has relatively low volatility with skewness of -0.31 and kurtosis of 0.26. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Chegg Inc to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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FundamentalsCheggPeer Average
Return On Equity(13.51) % (15.17) %
Return On Asset(5.91) % (15.64) %
Profit Margin(11.83) % (5.5) %
Operating Margin(10.48) % (10.91) %
Current Valuation1.36 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding107.19 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders2.85 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions100.45 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted23.44 M3.24 M
Price to Earning(48.18) times40.69 times
Price to Book6.73 times14.44 times
Price to Sales6.6 times17.81 times
Revenue253.32 M9.85 B
Gross Profit134.49 M21.75 B
EBITDA(7.45 M)1.41 B
Net Income(29.98 M)517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents66.09 M3.89 B
Cash per Share0.69 times5.17 times
Debt to Equity0.22 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio2.17 times3.3 times
Book Value Per Share2.32 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations48.22 M1.25 B
Short Ratio16.37 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share(0.32) times2.3 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.7 times1.22 times
Number of Employees67210.67 K
Market Capitalization1.67 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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Financial Leverage

   Exercise or conversion by Charles Geiger of 50000 shares of Chegg subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]
Risk Adjusted Performance0.0291
Market Risk Adjusted Performance(0.63)
Mean Deviation1.17
Semi Deviation1.43
Downside Deviation1.74
Coefficient Of Variation1113.12
Standard Deviation1.57
Information Ratio0.0046
Jensen Alpha0.1567
Total Risk Alpha(0.72)
Sortino Ratio0.0042
Treynor Ratio(0.64)
Maximum Drawdown5.35
Value At Risk(2.32)
Potential Upside2.45
Downside Variance3.03
Semi Variance2.05
Expected Short fall(1.31)

Current Valuation

Chegg Current Valuation Analysis
Chegg Inc is the top company in current valuation category among related companies. After adjusting for long-term liabilities, total market size of Education and Training Services industry is currently estimated at about 13.48 Billion. Chegg retains roughly 1.36 Billion in current valuation claiming about 10% of equities under Education and Training Services industry.