What's Going On With Snap Stock?

Zinger Key Points
  • Snapchat grew to over 422 million daily active users, an increase of 39 million, or 10% year-over-year.
  • A slew of analysts raised their price targets on the stock following better-than-expected Q1 results.

Snap, Inc. SNAP shares are trading higher Monday, and the stock is up more than 30% over the past five days. Here's a look at what's going on. 

What To Know:

Snap reported better-than-expected first-quarter results last Thursday. Snapchat grew to over 422 million daily active users, an increase of 39 million, or 10% year-over-year, and the number of Snapchat+ subscribers more than tripled year-over-year, surpassing 9 million subscribers in the first quarter. 

A slew of analysts raised their price targets on the stock after the print: 

  • Truist Securities analyst Youssef Squali maintained Snap with a Hold and raised the price target from $12 to $16.
  • Goldman Sachs analyst Eric Sheridan maintained a Neutral rating and raised the price target on Snap shares from $13.50 to $16.
  • RBC Capital analyst Brad Erickson maintained a Sector Perform rating and raised the price target from $13 to $16 on the stock. 
  • Barclays analyst maintained Snap with an Overweight and raised the price target from $15 to $17.
  • Wells Fargo analyst maintained its Overweight rating and raised the price target on the stock from $16 to $18.

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Should I Sell My Snap Stock?

When deciding to hold on to or sell a stock, investors should consider their time horizon, unrealized gains and total return.

Shares of Snap have increased by 68.61% in the past year. An investor who bought shares of Snap at the beginning of the year would take a loss of $1.42 per share if they sold it today. The stock has risen 30.84% over the past month, meaning an investor who bought shares on March 1 would see a capital gain of $3.69.

Snap shares have an all-time high of $83.11, representing 464.61% upside from current levels.

Investors may also consider market dynamics. The Relative Strength Index can be used to indicate whether a stock is overbought or oversold. Snap stock currently has an RSI of 89.64, indicating overbought conditions.

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SNAP Price Action: According to Benzinga Pro, Snap shares are up 0.69% at $14.65 at the time of publication Monday.

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