Chegg, Inc. (CHGG): Price and Financial Metrics

Chegg, Inc. (CHGG): $89.90

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  • CHGG scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 96.41% of US stocks.
  • CHGG's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • CHGG ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 4th percentile.

CHGG Stock Summary

  • The price/operating cash flow metric for Chegg Inc is higher than 91% of stocks in our set with a positive cash flow.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 93.34%, Chegg Inc's debt growth rate surpasses 90.72% of about US stocks.
  • As for revenue growth, note that CHGG's revenue has grown 59.77% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of 90.65% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to CHGG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are VCRA, FOUR, CYBR, AYX, and BL.
  • Visit CHGG's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CHGG Valuation Summary

  • CHGG's EV/EBIT ratio is -4225.3; this is 23126.16% lower than that of the median Consumer Defensive stock.
  • Over the past 94 months, CHGG's price/sales ratio has gone up 14.2.
  • CHGG's price/sales ratio has moved up 14.2 over the prior 94 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CHGG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CHGG 2020-07-15 19.7 18.9 -797.1 204.9
CHGG 2019-11-11 11.1 9.0 -337.5 193.2
CHGG 2016-09-15 2.4 2.9 -14.2 -13.7
CHGG 2016-05-23 1.5 1.9 -9.0 -8.4
CHGG 2015-11-02 1.9 2.6 -8.9 -8.7
CHGG 2014-09-09 2.2 2.2 -3.5 -10.2

CHGG Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 752.36%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 82.01%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 236.15%.
Over the past 67 months, CHGG's revenue has gone up $393,490,000.

The table below shows CHGG's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 711.126 247.048 -65.687
2020-12-31 644.338 236.442 -6.221
2020-09-30 564.121 195.483 -24.045
2020-06-30 504.254 187.762 1.618
2020-03-31 445.107 158.429 -11
2019-12-31 410.926 113.403 -9.605

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CHGG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $89.90 52-week high $115.21
Prev. close $87.71 52-week low $62.84
Day low $87.49 Volume 1,171,100
Day high $90.50 Avg. volume 1,622,734
50-day MA $80.67 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $85.98 Market Cap 12.76B

Chegg, Inc. (CHGG) Company Bio

Chegg rents and sells print textbooks; and provides e-Textbooks, supplemental materials, Chegg Study service, textbook buyback, courses, internships, and college admissions and scholarship services, as well as offers enrollment marketing and brand advertising services. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Santa Clara, California.

CHGG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$89.90$38.2 -48%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for CHGG, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Chegg Inc ranked in the 37th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Chegg Inc ended up being:

  • Chegg Inc's effective tax rate, as measured by taxes paid relative to net income, is at 173 -- greater than 98.79% of US stocks with positive free cash flow.
  • Chegg Inc's interest coverage rate -- a measure of gross earnings relative to interest payments -- comes in at -0.06. This coverage rate is greater than that of only 22.41% of stocks we're observing for the purpose of forecasting via discounted cash flows.
  • The weighted average cost of capital for the company is 11. This value is greater than 86.34% stocks in the Consumer Defensive sector that generate free cash flow.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Defensive that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as CHGG, try FLO, MDLZ, PM, USNA, and CCEP.

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CHGG Price Returns

1-mo 8.17%
3-mo -0.48%
6-mo -5.63%
1-year 14.58%
3-year 224.55%
5-year 1,567.90%
YTD -0.48%
2020 138.27%
2019 33.39%
2018 74.14%
2017 121.14%
2016 9.66%

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