Wells Fargo Sees NVIDIA (NVDA) Printing 90% Gaming Growth on Correlation with Graphics Card Manufacturers

February 11, 2021 8:27 AM EST
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Wells Fargo analyst Aaron Rakers reiterated a Buy rating and $625.00 price target on NVIDIA (NASDAQ: NVDA) noting he would be a buyer ahead of quarterly results on 2/24. The strong January sales results from two of the largest graphics card manufacturers, MSI and Gigabyte combined, amount to a 68% y/y and +43% m/m compared to the 5 yr average of +22% m/m. The

The analyst stated "The historical correlation (R2 = 0.73) between MSI + Gigabyte revenue vs. comparable quarterly NVIDIA gaming revenue implies NVIDIA’s F4Q21 gaming revenue at $2.8B,or +90% y/y." He went on to state "Current Steam data shows that NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPUs account for ~80% of NVIDIA's total active gaming GPU installed base. With an expanding catalog of next-gen games supporting ray tracing,and thus the need for performance upgrades, we continue to expect that NVIDIA'sgaming GPU product cycle momentum will remain strong through 1H2021".

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