Analyst Boosts Q1 2025 EPS Projections for NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ: NVDA)

Analyst Boosts Q1 2025 EPS Projections for NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ: NVDA)

NVIDIA Co. (NASDAQ:NVDAFree Report) – Analysts at Zacks Research lifted their Q1 2025 earnings per share (EPS) estimates for NVIDIA in a note issued to investors on Wednesday, March 13th. Zacks Research analyst A. Bhagat now expects that the computer hardware maker will earn $5.03 per share for the quarter, up from their prior forecast of $3.65. The consensus estimate for NVIDIA’s current full-year earnings is $21.77 per share. Zacks Research also issued estimates for NVIDIA’s Q2 2025 earnings at $5.01 EPS, Q3 2025 earnings at $5.13 EPS, Q4 2025 earnings at $5.34 EPS, FY2025 earnings at $20.50 EPS, Q1 2026 earnings at $5.41 EPS, Q2 2026 earnings at $5.57 EPS, Q3 2026 earnings at $5.76 EPS, Q4 2026 earnings at $5.89 EPS and FY2026 earnings at $22.63 EPS.

NVIDIA (NASDAQ:NVDAGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The computer hardware maker reported $5.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $4.21 by $0.95. NVIDIA had a net margin of 48.85% and a return on equity of 93.61%. The company had revenue of $22.10 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.40 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.65 EPS. NVIDIA’s revenue was up 265.3% on a year-over-year basis.

Several other research firms also recently issued reports on NVDA. Craig Hallum boosted their price objective on NVIDIA from $700.00 to $850.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Jefferies Financial Group upped their target price on NVIDIA from $610.00 to $780.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Wolfe Research upped their target price on NVIDIA from $630.00 to $900.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. TD Cowen upped their target price on NVIDIA from $700.00 to $900.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their target price on NVIDIA from $650.00 to $850.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, thirty-seven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, NVIDIA has an average rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $844.56.

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NVIDIA Trading Up 0.7 %

NASDAQ NVDA traded up $6.18 on Monday, hitting $884.55. 64,763,410 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 53,964,465. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $706.74 and its 200-day moving average price is $547.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20, a current ratio of 4.17 and a quick ratio of 3.67. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.21 trillion, a P/E ratio of 74.22, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.73. NVIDIA has a twelve month low of $251.30 and a twelve month high of $974.00.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On NVIDIA

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NVDA. Skyline Advisors Inc. bought a new position in shares of NVIDIA during the 4th quarter valued at about $415,000. BlueChip Wealth Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of NVIDIA during the 4th quarter valued at about $413,000. VanderPol Investments L.L.C. bought a new position in shares of NVIDIA during the 4th quarter valued at about $223,000. Ables Iannone Moore & Associates Inc. bought a new position in shares of NVIDIA during the 4th quarter valued at about $7,184,000. Finally, Leo Wealth LLC bought a new position in shares of NVIDIA during the 4th quarter valued at about $5,012,000. Institutional investors own 64.79% of the company’s stock.

Insiders Place Their Bets

In other news, insider Donald F. Robertson, Jr. sold 450 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $484.62, for a total value of $218,079.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 50,961 shares in the company, valued at $24,696,719.82. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. In related news, insider Donald F. Robertson, Jr. sold 450 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 5th. The stock was sold at an average price of $484.62, for a total value of $218,079.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 50,961 shares in the company, valued at $24,696,719.82. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Debora Shoquist sold 5,676 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $500.00, for a total value of $2,838,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now owns 48,360 shares in the company, valued at approximately $24,180,000. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 104,774 shares of company stock worth $64,322,528 over the last three months. 3.99% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

NVIDIA Dividend Announcement

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 27th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.04 per share. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, March 5th. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.02%. NVIDIA’s dividend payout ratio is currently 1.34%.

NVIDIA Company Profile

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NVIDIA Corporation provides graphics, and compute and networking solutions in the United States, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, and internationally. The Graphics segment offers GeForce GPUs for gaming and PCs, the GeForce NOW game streaming service and related infrastructure, and solutions for gaming platforms; Quadro/NVIDIA RTX GPUs for enterprise workstation graphics; virtual GPU or vGPU software for cloud-based visual and virtual computing; automotive platforms for infotainment systems; and Omniverse software for building and operating metaverse and 3D internet applications.

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