Snap stock: buy or sell?

SNAP stock price: $44.50 0.18% At close on Dec 1st, 2020

Updated on:
Dec 1st, 2020


Snap stock brief

  • Snap stock merely moved 0.18% to close at $44.50 on the stock market on Tuesday.
  • With the recent gains, Snap is approaching to new all-time highs again, that are now just 5.86% above the current trading
  • From the chart point view, price is drawing a scaled uptrend since last March with higher tops and higher bottoms. Up to date, the uptrend made a 464.01% profit since the beginning of this rally
  • Snap Inc. operates as a camera company in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy Snap stock?

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Is $SNAP stock a buy?

In the current situation of Snap there is not any eligible buy setup. This doesn't mean $SNAP will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems

Should I sell Snap stock?

When you are a novel trader and you own stock shares with some profit, it's really difficult to decide the best moment to sell and get your profits. Trading strategies allow us to avoid rash decisions based on our personal feelings or the buzz that surrounds the market. When selling, as well as buying, detailed strategies are very easy to use and are only valid for selling stocks you already own, not for selling short Snap stock

A guiding principle is that you should not keep an investment that leads to greater losses than those expected at the time of purchase. The moment to sell your stock always has to be determined by the stop-loss (automatic or manual)

Is it time to sell Snap stock?

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

Snap ratings

In the last month, 2 ratings were published for Snap. General sentiment is bullish, with 2 out of 2 posting optimistic forecasts

Snap analysts' ratings - Last 30 days
Brokerage firmRating
Nov 12th, 2020
Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft Strong buy
Nov 19th, 2020
Loop Capital Strong buy

Snap stock analysis

Snap stock started an uptrend last March, and gained a gorgeous 464.01%. During this uptrend, the price gave some entry points on the breakouts. Latest low was in mid-November, when price bounced at $37.35. Currently, it trades in a consolidation between its last top ($47.27) and its last bottom ($37.35)

$SNAP approaching to All-time Highs

Close to ATH

SMAs overview

SNAP stock SMAs chart

Supports and resistances

The current resistances are:

  • R1: $45.60 (2.47% above)
  • R2: $47.27 (6.22% above)
  • The current support levels are:

  • S1: $37.35 (-16.07% below)
  • S2: $26.76 (-39.87% below)
  • S3: $22.50 (-49.44% below)
  • Bollinger bands

    Since the price surpassed the upper band on November 23, the price corrected downwards by 5.86%

    SNAP stock Bollinger Bands chart

    Relative strength index

    The RSI dropped below the overbought level of 70 in early November after just crossing to the overbough zone for a single day (weak signal). The RSI reading on Tuesday was 61.83. Snap price fell a 1.94% since that level was lost

    SNAP stock RSI chart

    Snap stock price history

    Snap started trading priced at an adjusted price1 of $24.00 on Mar 2017. Since then, SNAP stock has risen by 85.42%, with an average of 28.47% per year. An investment of $1,000USD on the IPO would be valued $1,854.17 today.

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

    SNAP stock price history chart

    Price target for Snap stock

    Nobody can predict how much a stock will be priced in the future. However, many stock price predictions are posted every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts.

    Along with buy or sell recommendations, brokerage institutions post their price target based on the stock price action and the company fundamental data. Most of these estimates follow the publication of new fundamental data by the company, and many times. Again, these targets are not direct recommendations for small traders and should not be followed blindly.

    There are 2 price predictions posted for Snap that average $48.50. That is a 8.99% than the current price ($44.50).

    Snap stock price predictions
    Brokerage firmPrice target
    Nov 12th, 2020
    Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft $40.00$48.00
    Nov 19th, 2020
    Loop Capital $27.00$49.00

    Earnings and financials

    Investors call was hosted by Snap ($SNAP) last October after releasing the financial report. Snap reported earnings of $0.01 per share on sales of $678.7 million. The Wall St estimate was $-0.05 per share on revenue of $550.0 million.

    Compared to the same quarter one year ago, EPS was $-0.04, so posted EPS is a increase of 125.00%. Turnover skyrocketed a 52.10% on an annualized basis in the , from $4.5B to $6.8B last quarter.

    Snap ($SNAP) is releasing quarterly financial report next February. Wall Street forecasts of $0.07, compared to Q3 that was $0.01.

    Snap competitors

    Snap belongs to the Internet Content & Information industry, where it has 38 industry peers.

    Snap most relevant competitors are:

    Snap competitors
    CompanyMarket capRatingBullish ratings1
    Snap ($SNAP) $68.6B Strong buy 2
    Google ($GOOGL) $1.2T Strong buy 2
    Google ($GOOG) $1.2T Strong buy 1
    Facebook ($FB) $783.3B Neutral 0
    NetEase ($NTES) $63.8B Strong buy 1
    Spotify ($SPOT) $49.3B Buy 1
    Twilio ($TWLO) $47.9B Buy 1

    1 In the last 30 days.

    Snap performance

    To better understand Snap stock performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry.. For Snap, the benchmark is made against Google, Google, Facebook, NetEase, Spotify and Twilio.

    SNAP performance compared
    Snap ($SNAP) 12.60% 97.60% 128.30%
    Google ($GOOGL) 10.60% 7.60% 25.00%
    Google ($GOOG) 5.30% 7.60% 22.40%
    Facebook ($FB) 0.90% -6.00% 19.30%
    NetEase ($NTES) 3.80% -7.90% 8.10%
    Spotify ($SPOT) 10.50% 2.40% 53.90%
    Twilio ($TWLO) 11.90% 16.70% 60.80%

    The viewpoints written in this post are personal and should not be followed as recommendations for you to buy or sell stocks. The author of this article does not know the individual conditions of the reader, his or her own finances 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 provided for learning purposes only

    Snap summary

    Tuesday, December 1st, 2020
    Day range$43.39 - $45.2
    Previous close$44.42
    Session gain0.18%
    Average true range$2.78
    50d mov avg$35.25
    100d mov avg$28.94
    200d mov avg$22.80
    Earnings dateFebruary 2nd, 2021

    Frequently asked questions

    What is Snap stock symbol?

    Snap Inc. is a public company trading in the US stock market with the SNAP symbol

    Is Snap stock a buy or sell?

    Snap received 2 ratings in the last 30 days: 2 bullish, 0 bearish and 0 neutral.

    Will SNAP go up?

    Snap had different price predictions posted by analysts in the last 30 days forecasting the target price to $48.50. That is a 8.99% than the last price ($44.50).