What's Going On With Coinbase Stock After Earnings?

Zinger Key Points
  • Goldman Sachs analyst Will Nance maintains Coinbase with a Neutral and lowers the price target from $295 to $255.
  • Needham analyst John Todaro maintains Coinbase with a Buy and lowers the price target from $275 to $260.

Coinbase Global, Inc. COIN shares are trading lower Friday after the company posted its first-quarter financial results after the market close Thursday.

The Details:

Coinbase reported total revenue of $1.64 billion, which beat the analyst estimate of $1.34 billion, and GAAP earnings of $4.40 per share. 

Transaction revenue in the first quarter was $1.08 billion, with consumer transaction revenue totaling $935.2 million. Institutional transaction revenue was $85.4 million, and the company said institutional trading volume and number of active accounts hit all-time highs.

Bitcoin represented 33% of Coinbase's quarterly trading volume and 30% of transaction revenue in the quarter. Ethereum ETH/USD represented 13% of trading volume and 15% of transaction revenue in the quarter.


Coinbase sees second-quarter subscription and services revenue to be in a range of $525 million to $600 million and said transaction revenue was $300 million for the month of April.

Analysts React: 

  • Goldman Sachs analyst Will Nance maintained a Neutral rating and lowered the price target from $295 to $255.
  • Needham analyst John Todaro maintained Coinbase with a Buy and lowered the price target from $275 to $260.
  • Canaccord Genuity maintained its Buy rating and raised the price target from $240 to $280.
  • Oppenheimer analyst Owen Lau maintained an Outperform rating on the stock and raised the price target from $276 to $282.
  • Keefe, Bruyette & Woods maintained its Market Perform rating and raised the price target from $230 to $240.

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Will COIN Stock Go Up?

When trying to assess whether or not Coinbase will trade higher from current levels, it's a good idea to take a look at analyst forecasts.

Wall Street analysts have an average 12-month price target of $224.84 on Coinbase Glb. The Street high target is currently at $325.and the Street low target is $80. Of all the analysts covering Coinbase, 15 have positive ratings, 11 have neutral ratings and 5 have negative ratings.

In the last month, 15 analysts have adjusted price targets. Here's a look at recent price target changes [Analyst Ratings]. Benzinga also tracks Wall Street's most accurate analysts. Check out how analysts covering Coinbase Glb have performed in recent history.

Stocks don't move in a straight line. The average stock market return is approximately 10% per year. Coinbase Global is 286.73% up year-to-date. The average analyst price target suggests the stock could have further downside ahead.

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COIN Price Action: According to Benzinga Pro, Coinbase shares are down 1.69% at $224.99 at the time of publication Friday. 

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