ABDC stock: buy or sell?
August 23rd, 2019
Should I buy ABDC stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Alcentra Capital stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Alcentra Capital stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for ABDC stock for the last month.
ABDC stock analysis
Alcentra Capital remained stable a tight -0.11% and closed at $8.83.
Alcentra Capital remained steady a tight -0.11% and closed at $8.83. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed up on Aug 13th, ABDC climbed $0.71 (8.74%).
After boosting an astounding 7.81% in a week last week, Alcentra Capital closed this week at $8.83 and stayed stable a neutral -0.11%.
Alcentra Capital stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Late December 2018, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 46.68%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early November, ABDC climbed $3.51 (65.98%).
ABDC stock price history
ABDC stock went public on May 9th, 2014 with a price of $8.181. Since then, ABDC stock surged a 7.90%, with a yearly average of 1.60%. If you had invested $1,000 in ABDC stock in 2014, it would worth $79.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
ABDC stock historical price chart
ABDC stock reached 52-week highs on Aug 13th at $9.40, and all-time highs 2017-04-13 with a price of 11.37.
ABDC stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Alcentra Capital stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAlcentra Capital reported phenomenal results for 2018-Q4 on March. Alcentra Capital rocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 22.70%, beating experts estimates of $0.22. Alcentra Capital posted $0.27.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Alcentra Capital annual revenues dropped a shocking -8.24% to $-26.21 million USD from $-28.56 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, aligned with this, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plunged a -87.94% to -21.07%.
|2014||$15 M||-||$15 M97.3%||-|
|2015||$30 M||96.53%||$13 M42.4%||-14.41%|
|2016||$35 M||17.37%||$8.79 M25.2%||-30.31%|
|2017||$-28.56 M||-181.74%||$-19.10 M66.9%||-317.32%|
|2018||$-26.21 M||-8.24%||$5.52 M-21.1%||-128.91%|
Quarterly financial resultsAlcentra Capital posted $-34.13 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -932.64% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $1.14 million with a profit margin of -3.34%. Profit margin plummed a -78.53% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 75.19%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Alcentra Capital sales marked a scary loss and collapsed a -217.85%.
|2017-Q1||$8.15 M||-||$1.03 M12.6%||-|
|2017-Q2||$8.37 M||2.70%||$-5.15 M-61.5%||-600.00%|
|2017-Q3||$6.06 M||-27.59%||$-1.61 M-26.6%||-68.71%|
|2017-Q4||$28.96 M||377.80%||$-13.37 M-46.2%||729.57%|
|2018-Q1||$6.25 M||-78.42%||$3.54 M56.6%||-126.47%|
|2018-Q2||$-0.21 M||-103.43%||$-2.24 M1045.6%||-163.27%|
|2018-Q3||$4.10 M||-2,014.20%||$3.08 M75.2%||-237.65%|
|2018-Q4||$-34.13 M||-932.64%||$1.14 M-3.3%||-63.01%|
Alcentra Capital ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Alcentra Capital, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$120.9 M|
|Total shares||13.7 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, August 23rd, 2019|
|Day range||$8.81 - $8.90|
|Average true range||$0.23|
|50d mov avg||$8.41|
|100d mov avg||$8.15|
|200d mov avg||$7.31|
Alcentra Capital performanceTo better understand Alcentra Capital performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We chose as the bechmarking frame for Alcentra Capital stock.