SAP (NYSE:SAP) Upgraded to “Overweight” by Barclays

Barclays upgraded shares of SAP (NYSE:SAPGet Rating) from an equal weight rating to an overweight rating in a research report released on Monday morning, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Barclays currently has $136.00 price objective on the software maker’s stock, up from their previous price objective of $106.00.

Several other research analysts have also issued reports on SAP. Citigroup increased their target price on SAP from €95.00 ($96.94) to €100.00 ($102.04) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised SAP from a neutral rating to an overweight rating in a research report on Friday, October 21st. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on SAP from €122.00 ($124.49) to €115.00 ($117.35) and set an overweight rating for the company in a research report on Friday, October 14th. Cowen decreased their target price on SAP from $107.00 to $106.00 in a research report on Wednesday, October 26th. Finally, StockNews.com raised SAP from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report on Friday, November 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, SAP presently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of $110.07.

SAP Trading Down 0.3 %

NYSE SAP opened at $108.50 on Monday. SAP has a fifty-two week low of $78.22 and a fifty-two week high of $141.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a current ratio of 1.03. The stock has a 50 day simple moving average of $91.33 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $92.30. The stock has a market cap of $127.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 36.17, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 6.96 and a beta of 1.10.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On SAP

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Eagle Bay Advisors LLC purchased a new position in SAP during the second quarter valued at $25,000. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. lifted its position in SAP by 650.0% during the second quarter. Geneos Wealth Management Inc. now owns 300 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $27,000 after purchasing an additional 260 shares in the last quarter. Allworth Financial LP lifted its position in SAP by 108.0% during the second quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 312 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 162 shares in the last quarter. Cambridge Trust Co. lifted its position in SAP by 120.0% during the third quarter. Cambridge Trust Co. now owns 341 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $28,000 after purchasing an additional 186 shares in the last quarter. Finally, EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC lifted its position in SAP by 77.0% during the second quarter. EverSource Wealth Advisors LLC now owns 354 shares of the software maker’s stock valued at $32,000 after purchasing an additional 154 shares in the last quarter. 5.20% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

SAP Company Profile

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SAP SE, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an enterprise application software company worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Applications, Technology & Support; Qualtrics; and Services. It offers SAP S/4HANA, an ERP suite with intelligent technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced analytics; SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management provides cloud-based solutions, such as a human resources management system for core HR and payroll, talent management, employee experience management, and people analytics; and intelligent spend management solutions, including products branded under the SAP Ariba, SAP Concur, and SAP Fieldglass names.

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