Chegg stock: buy or sell

CHGG stock price: $99.05 2.61% At close on Mar 1st, 2021

Updated on:
Mar 2nd, 2021

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Chegg stock brief

  • Chegg stock skyrocketed 2.61% to close at $99.05 on the stock market on Monday, and broke a streak of 4 sessions in negative.
  • Price is drawing a scaled uptrend since March 2020 with higher tops and higher bottoms. Up to date, shares made a 282.58% profit since the beginning of this rally

Should I buy Chegg stock?

All successful traders recommend adhering to a trading strategy and not make decisions based on subjective opinions, rumors or feelings. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best

Is $CHGG stock a buy?

Currently, Chegg stock matches one trading strategy:

Uptrend buy setup

Chegg stock is in an uptrend since in March 2020 that so far marked an amazing 283.00% gain. Price marked a local bottom in this uptrend at $91.59 last Thursday, and since then it bounced off a 8.14%. Breaking out over $115.21 - it's last top - will be a good entry point if Chegg resumes the uptrend. If you decide to enter this trade, the suggested stop loss is at $103.69

Buy setupBuy pointStop lossRisk
Uptrend buy setup$115.21$103.6910.00%

Should I sell Chegg stock?

Knowing when to sell a stock is even more difficult than knowing when to buy it. Trading strategies prevent us from making rash decisions based on our personal moods or the noise surrounding the market. When selling, as well as buying, our strategies are very simple to follow and are only applicable for selling stocks in your porfolio, not for shorting $CHGG stock

A golden rule is that you must never mantain a trade that results in higher than expected losses upon purchase. When to sell your stock should always be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Chegg stock?

Currently, Chegg stock doesn't match any of our preferred sell setups, so if you hold Chegg stock and your operation is in profit probably is not time to sell now

Chegg ratings

In the last month, 11 ratings were published for Chegg. General sentiment is bullish, with 9 out of 11 publishing positive forecasts

Chegg analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Feb 9th, 2021
Barrington Research Buy
BMO Capital Markets
Craig Hallum Strong buy
Jefferies Financial Group Strong buy
KeyCorp Buy
Lake Street Capital Neutral
Morgan Stanley Buy
Needham & Company LLC Strong buy
Northland Securities Buy
Piper Sandler Buy
Feb 10th, 2021
Citigroup Strong buy

Chegg stock analysis

Chegg shares started an uptrend in March 2020, and grew a gorgeous 282.58%. During this uptrend, the price offered some buy points on the breakouts. Latest pullback was last Thursday, when price bounced at $91.59. Currently, the price moves in a consolidation between its last top ($115.21) and its last bottom ($91.59)

SMAs overview

CHGG stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistance levels are:

  • R1: $104.82 (5.83% above)
  • R2: $115.21 (16.31% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $91.59 (-7.53% below)
  • S2: $90.51 (-8.62% below)
  • S3: $89.99 (-9.15% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on February 16, the price corrected downwards by 14.03%

    CHGG stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 on February 17 after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Monday was 48.81. Since that level was lost, Chegg shares dropped a 11.56%

    CHGG stock RSI chart

    Chegg stock price history

    Chegg went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $11.00 on Nov 2013. Since then, CHGG stock surged by 800.45%, with an average of 114.35% per year. If you had invested thousand dollars in Chegg stock on Nov 2013, it would worth $9,004.55 today.

    1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits

    CHGG stock price history chart

    Price target for Chegg stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. However, many stock price forecasts are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions publish their price target based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these estimates follow the release of new financial information by the company, and usually. If you are a small investor you should not invest based on these forecasts.

    There are 11 price predictions issued for Chegg that average $116.55. Chegg closed at $99.05 on Monday, that is a 15.02% than the forecasted price.

    Chegg stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Feb 9th, 2021
    Barrington Research $110.00$120.00
    BMO Capital Markets $91.00$106.00
    Craig Hallum $105.00$125.00
    Jefferies Financial Group $115.00$120.00
    KeyCorp $120.00$124.00
    Lake Street Capital $85.00$98.00
    Morgan Stanley $105.00$115.00
    Needham & Company LLC $115.00$120.00
    Northland Securities $95.00$110.00
    Piper Sandler $110.00$124.00
    Feb 10th, 2021
    Citigroup $100.00$120.00

    Earnings and financials

    Chegg, Inc. ($CHGG) posted earnings of $0.55 per share in early February, uplifting the Market consensus estimate of $0.49 per share. This Q4 report means an earnings surprise of 12.24%. Company's sales resulted of $205.7 million versus $189.6 million forecasted by market consensus.

    In contrast, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.35, so reported EPS means a gain of 57.14%. Turnover skyrocketed a 63.92% on an annualized basis in the , from $1.3B to $2.1B last quarter.

    Chegg ($CHGG) will host the quarterly earnings call next May. Wall Street predicts of $0.30, compared to previous quarter that was $0.55.

    Chegg performance

    CHGG performance compared
    Company1m3m6m
    Chegg ($CHGG) 3.40% 34.80% 31.00%

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    Chegg summary

    Monday, March 1st, 2021
    Open$98.4
    Close$99.05
    Day range$96.91 - $99.44
    Previous close$96.53
    Session gain2.61%
    Average true range$8.26
    50d mov avg$97.17
    100d mov avg$87.19
    200d mov avg$78.52
    Earnings dateMay 3rd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Chegg stock symbol?

    Chegg, Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the CHGG symbol

    Is Chegg stock a buy or sell?

    Chegg received 11 ratings in the last 30 days: 9 bullish, 0 bearish and 1 neutral.

    Will CHGG go up?

    Chegg had different price predictions published by analysts in the last 4 weeks setting the target price to $116.55. That is a 17.67% than the current price ($99.05).