Gartner Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

IT -- USA Stock  

USD 142.85  4.30  2.92%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Gartner is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides Gartner buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Gartner positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Gartner available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Gartner buy-and-hold prospective. Please also check Gartner Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Hype Condition

Current Valuation

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Piotroski F Score

Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon Gartner has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0586, jensen alpha of 0.0815, total risk alpha of 0.1821, sortino ratio of 0.0718 and treynor ratio of 0.4873
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell recommendation on Gartner to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Gartner. Our buy or sell recommendations engine determines the entity potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Gartner is not overpriced, please check out all Gartner fundamentals including its Revenue, Cash Flow from Operations, Current Asset, as well as the relationship between Cash per Share and Beta . Given that Gartner has Number of Shares Shorted of 4.75 M, we strongly advise you confirm Gartner market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your regular risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Gartner Thematic Classifications

Business Services IdeaBusiness Services
USA Equities from Business Services industry as classified by Fama & French
Information technology and IT services

Gartner Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.08Value At Risk3.05
Potential Upside2.36Standard Deviation1.77
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares9.2 M1.5 B
Price T Rowe Associates IncCommon Shares7.1 M1.1 B
Bamco IncCommon Shares6.9 M1.1 B
Blackrock IncCommon Shares5.9 M940.3 M
Polen Capital Management LlcCommon Shares5.5 M870.6 M
Janus Henderson Group PlcCommon Shares5.3 M846.3 M
Principal Financial Group IncCommon Shares4.9 M771.1 M

Gartner Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.14
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.08

Gartner Volatility Alert

Gartner currently demonstrates below average downside deviation of 2.06. It has Information Ratio of 0.08 and Jensen Alpha of 0.08. However, we do advice investors to further question Gartner expected returns to make sure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.
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Gartner Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsGartnerPeer Average
Return On Equity16.15 % (15.17) %
Return On Asset2.95 % (15.64) %
Profit Margin3.74 % (5.50) %
Operating Margin7.84 % (10.91) %
Current Valuation15.38 B152.14 B
Shares Outstanding90.89 M1.43 B
Shares Owned by Insiders3.10 % 6.91 %
Shares Owned by Institutions106.89 % 18.37 %
Number of Shares Shorted4.75 M3.24 M
Price to Earning156.67 times40.69 times
Price to Book14.35 times14.44 times
Price to Sales3.39 times17.81 times
Revenue3.9 B9.85 B
Gross Profit1.99 B21.75 B
EBITDA570.39 M1.41 B
Net Income145.74 M517.71 M
Cash and Equivalents211 M3.89 B
Cash per Share2.32 times5.17 times
Total Debt2.17 B7.36 B
Debt to Equity230.50 % 0.72 %
Current Ratio0.65 times3.30 times
Book Value Per Share10.15 times13.64 times
Cash Flow from Operations448.26 M1.25 B
Short Ratio5.93 times2.09 times
Earnings Per Share0.93 times2.30 times
Price to Earnings To Growth2.64 times1.22 times
Number of Employees14.7 K10.67 K
Market Capitalization13.23 B29.78 B
Total Asset2.17 B126.86 B
Retained Earnings1.64 B38.24 B
Working Capital(182.5 M)3.58 B
Current Asset1.14 B36.8 B
   Exercise or conversion by Kendall Davis of 18905 shares of Gartner subject to Rule 16b-3 [view details]

Gartner Alerts

Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Gartner has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments
The company reports 2.17 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 230.5 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Gartner has Current Ratio of 0.64 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
Over 107.0% of Gartner shares are owned by institutional investors
Latest headline from Equity in the News Investors Taking a Second Look at Gartner, Inc. After Recent Market Moves

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Gartner Current Analysts Recommendations

Target Median Price155.00
Target Mean Price149.40
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price168.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions10
Target Low Price113.00
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