What's Going On With Palantir's Stock?

Zinger Key Points
  • Palantir shares have dipped more than 5% over the past five days and Ark Invest, led by Cathie Wood, has been buying the dip. 
  • CNBC’s Jim Cramer says he still believes Palantir is a strong company following the earnings report. 

Palantir Technologies, Inc. PLTR shares are moving Thursday. The stock dipped following the company's first-quarter earnings report released on Monday. 

The Details:

Palantir shares have dipped nearly 5% over the past five days and Ark Invest, led by Cathie Wood, has been buying the dip. 

Ark Invest's ETFs Ark Fintech Innovation ETF ARKF, ARK Innovation ETF ARKK, ARK Autonomous Technology & Robotics ETF ARKQ, and ARK Space Exploration & Innovation ETF ARKX purchased a combined total of 1,353,667 shares of Palantir for approximately $29 million on Tuesday. 

Palantir's first-quarter revenue increased 21% year-over-year to $634 million, beating the consensus estimate. However, the stock tumbled as investors reacted negatively to the company’s light guidance for the second quarter and the full year.

CNBC's Jim Cramer said he still believes Palantir is a strong company following the earnings report. 

"I like that conference call very, very much," Cramer said. "I say not to worry, that company is a good company to own right here, right now."

HSBC maintained its Hold rating on Palantir and raised the price target from $22 to $23 following the print. Citigroup also maintained its Neutral rating and raised the price target from $23 to $25.

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Will PLTR Stock Go Up?

When trying to assess whether or not Palantir Technologies 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 $24 on Palantir Technologies. The Street high target is currently at $35 and the Street low target is $9. Of all the analysts covering Palantir Technologies, 3 have positive ratings, 4 have neutral ratings and 3 have negative ratings.

In the last month, 6 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 Palantir Technologies have performed in recent history.

Stocks don't move in a straight line. The average stock market return is approximately 10% per year. Palantir Technologies is 116.4% up year-to-date. The average analyst price target suggests the stock could have further upside ahead.

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PLTR Price Action: According to Benzinga Pro, Palantir Technologies shares are down 0.7% at $21.41 at the time of publication Thursday.

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