Duck Creek Story

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DCT -- USA Stock  

USD 43.74  0.59  1.37%

It appears Duck Creek may not recover as fast as we have hopped for as its price went down 0.4% today. The company current daily volatility is 3.54 percent, with a beta of -0.67 and an alpha of 0.18 over DOW. While some millenniums are indifferent towards current market swings, it makes sense to review Duck Creek Technologies based on its technical indicators. What exactly are Duck Creek shareholders getting in May?
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Duck Creek Technologies has roughly 361.16 M in cash with 11.69 M of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 2.76.
The asset utilization indicator refers to the revenue earned for every dollar of assets a company currently reports. Duck Creek has an asset utilization ratio of 6.17 percent. This implies that the company is making $0.0617 for each dollar of assets. An increasing asset utilization means that Duck Creek Technologies is more efficient with each dollar of assets it utilizes for everyday operations.
Investing in Duck Creek, just like investing in any other equity instrument, is characterized by a strong risk-return correlation. High risks mean high returns and low risk means lower expected returns. Risk management is the act of identifying and assessing the potential risk and developing strategies to minimize these risks and earn maximum possible profits while holding Duck Creek along with other instruments in the same portfolio. Using conventional technical analysis and fundamental analysis to select individual securities into a portfolio complements risk management and adds value to overall investors' investing strategies.
Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Duck Creek's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Duck Creek in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Duck Creek. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Duck Creek's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Duck Creek's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Duck Creek Technologies.

How important is Duck Creek's Liquidity

Duck Creek financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Duck Creek Technologies ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Duck Creek financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Duck Creek's total debt and its cash.

What do experts say?

Stock analysis is a method for investors and traders to make buying and selling decisions. By studying and evaluating past and current data, investors and traders attempt to gain an edge in the markets by making informed decisions.
It is good to see analyst projects for Duck Creek, but it might be worth checking our own buy vs. sell analysis

Duck Creek Correlation with Peers

Investors in Duck Creek can reduce exposure to individual asset risk by holding a diversified portfolio of assets in addition to a long position in Duck Creek Technologies. Diversification will allow for the same portfolio return with reduced risk. The correlation table of Duck Creek and its peers is a two-dimensional matrix that shows the correlation coefficient between pairs of securities Duck Creek is related in some way. The cells in the table are color-coded to highlight significantly positive and negative relationships. Each cell shows the correlation between one pair of equities and can be used to run pair trading strategies or create efficient portfolios with your current brokerage.
Please check volatility of Duck Creek for more details

Is Duck Creek valued wisely by the market?

We consider Duck Creek very steady. Duck Creek Technologies secures Sharpe Ratio (or Efficiency) of 0.0536, which denotes the company had 0.0536% of return per unit of standard deviation over the last month. Our philosophy in predicting the volatility of a stock is to use all available market data together with stock specific technical indicators that cannot be diversified away. We have found twenty-one technical indicators for Duck Creek Technologies, which you can use to evaluate future volatility of the firm. Please confirm Duck Creek Technologies Downside Deviation of 3.78, mean deviation of 2.81, and Semi Deviation of 3.58 to check if the risk estimate we provide is consistent with the expected return of 0.19%.
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Duck Creek has 67% chance to stay above $46 in the coming weeks

Total Risk Alpha just dropped to -0.5, may call for upcoming price depreciation. Duck Creek Technologies shows above-average downside volatility for the selected time horizon. We advise investors to inspect Duck Creek Technologies further and ensure that all market timing and asset allocation strategies are consistent with the estimation of Duck Creek future alpha. Understanding different market volatility trends often help investors to time the market. Properly using volatility indicators enable traders to measure Duck Creek's stock risk against market volatility during both bullying and bearish trends. The higher level of volatility that comes with bear markets can directly impact Duck Creek's stock price while adding stress to investors as they watch their shares' value plummet. This usually forces investors to rebalance their portfolios by buying different stocks as prices fall.

Our Conclusion on Duck Creek

Whereas some firms in the software?application industry are either recovering or due for a correction, Duck Creek may not be as strong as the others in terms of longer-term growth potentials. To conclude, as of the 4th of April 2021, our analysis shows that Duck Creek moves slightly opposite to the market. The firm is fairly valued and projects below average chance of distress for the next 2 years. However, our primary 30 days buy-hold-sell advice on the firm is Strong Sell.

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