NVIDIA stock: buy or sell

NVDA stock price: $614.42 1.25% At close on Apr 21st, 2021

Updated on:
Apr 22nd, 2021


NVIDIA stock brief

  • NVIDIA stock moved up 1.25% to close at $614.42 on the stock market on Wednesday, breaking a streak of 3 sessions in red.
  • Raymond James posted a hold rating for NVIDIA on Wednesday, with a target of $750.00
  • NVIDIA Corporation operates as a visual computing company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Graphics and Compute & Networking.

Should I buy NVIDIA stock?

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Is $NVDA stock a buy?

Currently, NVIDIA stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy now. This doesn't mean $NVDA will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell NVIDIA stock?

"To sell or not to sell", if you are holding NVIDIA stock?. Just as when we have to buy shares, deciding when is appropiate to sell is not a random decision, and we must use our own trading strategy. When selling, as well as buying, our strategies are very simple to use and are only valid for selling stocks you already own, not for shorting NVIDIA stock

As a rule of thumb, you should not mantain an operation that shows a losses greater than those expected by the time of the buy. The moment to sell your stock always has to be dictated by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell NVIDIA stock?

In the current situation of NVIDIA there is not any eligible sell setup, so NVIDIA stock holders with operations in profit can keep their positions

NVIDIA ratings

In the last 30 days, 15 brokerage ratings were published for NVIDIA. General sentiment is bullish, with 11 out of 15 posting optimistic outlooks

NVIDIA analysts' ratings - Last month
Brokerage firmRating
Apr 13th, 2021
Barclays Buy
Cowen Buy
Credit Suisse Group Buy
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Neutral
Mizuho Strong buy
Rosenblatt Securities Strong buy
Wells Fargo & Company Buy
Apr 15th, 2021
Raymond James BuyNeutral
Apr 19th, 2021
Barclays Buy
Cowen Buy
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Neutral
Mizuho Strong buy
Rosenblatt Securities Strong buy
Wells Fargo & Company Buy
Apr 21st, 2021
Raymond James BuyNeutral

NVIDIA stock analysis

SMAs overview

NVDA stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $614.69 (0.04% above)
  • R2: $648.57 (5.56% above)
  • The current supports are:

  • S1: $588.69 (-4.19% below)
  • S2: $587.28 (-4.42% below)
  • S3: $573.57 (-6.65% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on April 15, the price corrected downwards by 5.27%

    NVDA stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 last Friday after just crossing to the overbough zone for 1 day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Wednesday was 61.02. Since that level was lost, NVIDIA stock tanked a 4.81%

    NVDA stock RSI chart

    NVIDIA stock price history

    NVIDIA went public priced at an adjusted price1 of $1.61 on Jan 1999. Since then, NVDA stock has risen by 38,062.73%, with an average of 1,730.12% per year. An investment of $1,000USD at that time would be valued $381,627.33 today.

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

    NVDA stock price history chart

    Price target for NVIDIA stock

    How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable. Banks and financial organisations post their analysis forecasting how a stock will performance in the future.

    The following table shows the price forecasts released by financial institutions in the last 30 days. If you are a small trader you must not invest based on these forecasts.

    The average price target for NVIDIA stock calculated from the table below is $692.00. That is a 12.63% than the last price ($614.42).

    NVIDIA stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Apr 13th, 2021
    Barclays $600.00$650.00
    Cowen $665.00$675.00
    Credit Suisse Group $620.00$700.00
    Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft $560.00$575.00
    Mizuho $650.00$675.00
    Rosenblatt Securities $700.00$800.00
    Wells Fargo & Company $625.00$715.00
    Apr 15th, 2021
    Raymond James $700.00$750.00
    Apr 19th, 2021
    Barclays $600.00$650.00
    Cowen $650.00$675.00
    Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft $560.00$575.00
    Mizuho $650.00$675.00
    Rosenblatt Securities $700.00$800.00
    Wells Fargo & Company $625.00$715.00
    Apr 21st, 2021
    Raymond James $700.00$750.00

    Earnings and financials

    Last February, NVIDIA Corporation ($NVDA) posted EPS for that slightly beat analysts' expectations. Quarterly EPS was $3.10 per share vs the estimates of $2.81. This Q4 report means an earnings surprise of 10.32%. Company's sales was $5.0 billion in contrast to $4.8 billion predicted by market consensus.

    In comparing, the EPS for the same quarter last year was $1.89, so reported EPS means a improvement of 64.02%. Turnover exploded a 61.13% on an annualized basis in the , from $31.1B to $50.0B last quarter.

    NVIDIA ($NVDA) posts Q1 financial report mid next May. Analysts expect of $3.27, that is a 5.48% more than Q4.

    NVIDIA competitors

    NVIDIA is part of the Technology sector and the Semiconductors industry, which contain industry peers.

    The following are NVIDIA main competitors:

    NVIDIA competitors
    CompanyMarket capRatingBullish ratings1
    NVIDIA ($NVDA) $318.1B Buy 11
    Microsoft ($MSFT) $1.8T Strong buy 5
    Intel ($INTC) $259.1B Neutral 4
    Texas Instruments ($TXN) $166.3B Buy 4
    Qualcomm ($QCOM) $151.1B Neutral 0
    AMD ($AMD) $92.9B Buy 2
    STMicroelectronics ($STM) $33.2B Neutral 0
    Ambarella (AMBA) $3.7B Neutral 0

    1 In the last 30 days.

    NVIDIA performance

    To better understand NVIDIA stock performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry.. For NVIDIA, the benchmark is made against Microsoft, Intel, Texas Instruments, Qualcomm, AMD, STMicroelectronics and Ambarella.

    NVDA performance compared
    NVIDIA ($NVDA) 15.90% 14.50% 13.20%
    Microsoft ($MSFT) 12.20% 18.90% 17.70%
    Intel ($INTC) -3.50% 8.60% 18.20%
    Texas Instruments ($TXN) 3.80% 9.00% 26.10%
    Qualcomm ($QCOM) 1.60% -17.50% 6.40%
    AMD ($AMD) 1.80% -8.70% -0.70%
    STMicroelectronics ($STM) -0.30% -6.30% 9.50%
    Ambarella (AMBA) -3.10% -4.40% 75.50%

    The viewpoints contained in this post are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell shares. The author of this report does not have an understanding of the specific circumstances of the reader, his or her financial statements or his or her own best interests at any given time. All users should speak with their financial advisor before buying or selling any securities Thoughts are published for general educational purposes only

    NVIDIA summary

    Wednesday, April 21st, 2021
    Day range$604.09 - $614.5
    Previous close$606.85
    Session gain1.25%
    Average true range$29.85
    50d mov avg$553.94
    100d mov avg$542.89
    200d mov avg$519.49
    Earnings dateMay 20th, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is NVIDIA stock symbol?

    NVIDIA Corporation is a public company trading in the US stock market with the NVDA symbol

    Is NVIDIA stock a buy or sell?

    NVIDIA received 15 ratings in the last 30 days: 11 bullish, 0 bearish and 4 neutral.

    Will NVDA go up?

    NVIDIA had different price predictions posted by analysts in the last 30 days forecasting the target price to $692.00. That is a 12.63% than the last price ($614.42).