Why Is SoFi (SOFI) Stock Down to New 52-Week Lows Today?

SoFi Technologies (NASDAQ:SOFI) stock isn’t doing so well on Monday after the stock dropped to a new 52-week low.

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So what’s behind this fall for SOFI stock? An extension from the U.S. government on student loan repayments continues to chip away at the company’s shares. A large portion of its business comes from the revenue it makes off of student loans.

As if that wasn’t bad enough, SoFi acknowledged the student loan moratorium in a guidance update. According to the company, it expects a further extension in August that will keep the moratorium in place through 2022.

As a result, SoFi is lowering its guidance for the full year of 2022. This has it expecting revenue of $1.47 billion alongside adjusted earnings of $100 million. Its previous outlook was for $1.57 billion in revenue and $180 million in adjusted earnings. It’s worth pointing out that Wall Street’s revenue estimate for 2022 is $1.46 billion.

Recent analysts’ opinions on SOFI stock also haven’t been helping out its shares. That came as several firms dropped their price targets for the company. That includes Citigroup at $17, Bank of America at $12, and Wedbush at $15 per share.

The analyst consensus rating for SOFI stock is still positive at a “buy” but only just barely. Of the 13 analysts covering the stock, seven have “buy” ratings and six have “hold” ratings. The analyst consensus price target is also sitting at $15.88 per share.

SOFI stock is down 2.5% as of Monday morning.

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