Credit Suisse Group Initiates Coverage on Fastly (NYSE:FSLY)

Credit Suisse Group began coverage on shares of Fastly (NYSE:FSLYGet Rating) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, MarketBeat reports. The brokerage issued a neutral rating and a $9.50 target price on the stock.

FSLY has been the subject of several other reports. Citigroup lowered their target price on shares of Fastly from $10.00 to $8.00 and set a sell rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, November 8th. DA Davidson lowered their price objective on shares of Fastly to $12.00 in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. Piper Sandler lowered their price objective on shares of Fastly from $13.00 to $10.00 in a research note on Thursday, November 3rd. Craig Hallum reduced their target price on shares of Fastly from $19.00 to $13.00 in a report on Thursday, August 4th. Finally, Raymond James reduced their target price on shares of Fastly from $35.00 to $25.00 and set a strong-buy rating on the stock in a report on Friday, August 12th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $12.39.

Fastly Price Performance

Shares of FSLY opened at $8.59 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a quick ratio of 4.41 and a current ratio of 4.41. The company has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -5.08 and a beta of 1.24. Fastly has a fifty-two week low of $7.32 and a fifty-two week high of $44.08. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average of $8.70 and a 200-day simple moving average of $10.44.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other Fastly news, CFO Ronald W. Kisling sold 10,243 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $10.44, for a total value of $106,936.92. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 377,582 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,941,956.08. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. In other news, EVP Brett Shirk sold 7,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.07, for a total value of $56,490.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 253,246 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,043,695.22. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, CFO Ronald W. Kisling sold 10,243 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.44, for a total transaction of $106,936.92. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 377,582 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,941,956.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 515,081 shares of company stock worth $5,136,875. Insiders own 8.90% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Trading of Fastly

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in FSLY. MetLife Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Fastly in the 1st quarter worth approximately $37,000. Penserra Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Fastly by 50.0% in the 1st quarter. Penserra Capital Management LLC now owns 3,072 shares of the company’s stock worth $53,000 after acquiring an additional 1,024 shares during the period. Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund acquired a new stake in shares of Fastly in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $60,000. Captrust Financial Advisors lifted its stake in shares of Fastly by 32.2% in the 1st quarter. Captrust Financial Advisors now owns 3,859 shares of the company’s stock worth $67,000 after acquiring an additional 941 shares during the period. Finally, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. acquired a new stake in Fastly during the third quarter valued at approximately $98,000. 65.42% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Fastly Company Profile

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Fastly, Inc operates an edge cloud platform for processing, serving, and securing its customer's applications in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, and internationally. The edge cloud is a category of Infrastructure as a Service that enables developers to build, secure, and deliver digital experiences at the edge of the internet.

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