Is Qurate Retail Group, Inc. (:QRTEA) a Long Term Growth Play?

Shaers of Qurate Retail Group, Inc. (:QRTEA) have been recommended as a long term growth pick.  With the firm’s stock price currently trading around $22.37, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the recent years.  Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 15.40% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and 1.00% revenue growth over that same time frame. 

Long-term growth (LTG) is an investing strategy where a stock will (hopefully) grow in value for a relatively long period of time.  Long-term growth should be considered to be a relative term, due to different styles and goals of investors, but the endgame is the same. 

Recent Performance

Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently.  Over the past twelve months, Qurate Retail Group, Inc. (:QRTEA)’s stock was -8.39%.  Over the last week of the month, it was -8.88%, -20.02% over the last quarter, and  -4.52% for the past six months. 

Over the past 50 days, Qurate Retail Group, Inc.’s stock is -20.33% off of the high and 3.09% removed from the low.  Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -23.15% (High), 7.60%, (Low). 

Analyst Recommendation

Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here.  Analysts covering the shares have a consensus short-term price target of $32.50 on the equity.   Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 2.10 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.