ACMR stock: buy or sell?

ACMR stock price: $16.52 0.06% At close on July 15th, 2019

Updated on:
July 15th, 2019

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ACM Research remained constant a neutral 0.06% and closed at $16.52.

ACM Research, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells single-wafer wet cleaning equipment for enhancing the manufacturing process and yield for integrated chips worldwide.

Should I buy ACMR stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading strategy that fits your character as inversor. 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 ACM Research stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean ACMR will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is ACM Research stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for ACMR stock in the last month.

Is ACMR a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-3-8Benchmarkn/aBuy

ACMR stock analysis

Daily outlook

ACM Research remained steady a neutral 0.06% and closed at $16.52.

ACM Research closed today at $16.52 and remained stable a neutral 0.06%. Since last April when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, ACMR price gained $0.16 per share (0.98%). Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on March, ACMR climbed $5.43 (48.96%). On May, ACMR hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $20.00 recorded on May. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

ACMR stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

ACM Research shares remained constant 0.06% this week, ending at $16.52. For 3 weeks in a row, price climbed and marked a profit of 5.62%. By mid June ACMR plunged a bloodcurdling -6.49% in just one week. Early July ACMR boosted an impressive 5.28% in just one week.

Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $21.88 resistance. Not so far away is the last price record ACM Research marked by mid May, but since then it dropped a 24.50%. Since late April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, ACMR price slipped $-1.86 per share (-10.12%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid February, ACMR climbed $7.02 (73.89%).

ACMR stock chart (weekly)

ACMR stock price history

ACMR stock went public on November 3rd, 2017 with a price of $8.171. Since then, ACMR stock grew a 102.20%, with an average of 102.20% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in ACMR stock in 2017, it would worth $1,022.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

ACMR stock historical price chart

ACMR stock reached all-time highs on May with a price of $21.88.

ACMR stock price target is $16.00

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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 month we only found 1 price prediction for ACM Research stock:
ACMR stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-3-8BenchmarkReiteratesn/a$16.00-
(in average)$0.00$16.000.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

ACM Research reported amazing results for 2018-Q4 on March. ACM Research boosted Earnings per Share (EPS) by 60.00%, beating experts consensus of $0.10. ACM Research posted $0.16.
ACMR earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2016-Q4-n/a0.06n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.18n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.06n/a
2017-Q42018-03-050.130.2376.9%
2018-Q12018-05-08-0.1-0.04n/a
2018-Q22018-08-070.150.1926.7%
2018-Q32018-11-070.050.21320.0%
2018-Q42019-03-060.10.1660.0%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an astounding gain of 104.47% to $74.64 million USD. Similarly, its earnings margin (compared to sales) escalated to 8.81%, that is $6.57 million.

ACMR annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2015$31 M-$5.38 M17.2%-
2016$27 M-12.29%$1.03 M3.8%-80.84%
2017$37 M33.37%$-0.32 M-0.9%-130.84%
2018$75 M104.47%$6.57 M8.8%-2,167.30%

Quarterly financial results

ACM Research posted $20.85 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -10.06% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $2.29 M with a profit margin of 10.97%. Profit margin eased a -5.66% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 16.62%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, ACM Research sales marked a super good growth and skyrocketed a 21.27%.
ACMR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2016-Q4$14 M-$1.22 M8.4%-
2017-Q2$14 M-0.14%$-2.75 M-19.1%-325.41%
2017-Q3$5 M-66.08%$-0.96 M-19.5%-65.27%
2017-Q4$17 M251.50%$3.38 M19.7%-454.35%
2018-Q1$10 M-43.33%$-2.78 M-28.5%-182.15%
2018-Q2$21 M114.24%$3.22 M15.4%-215.65%
2018-Q3$23 M11.05%$3.85 M16.6%19.84%
2018-Q4$21 M-10.06%$2.29 M11.0%-40.67%

ACM Research ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's 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 ACM Research, 56.10% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of ACM Research stock, 11.14% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for ACMR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to ACM Research:

ACMRLRCX
Market cap$234.6 M$28.9 B
Total shares14.2 M149.9 M
Float shares9.1 M149.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)11.1%91.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)56.1%0.4%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%

ACMR summary

Monday, July 15th, 2019
Open$16.56
Close$16.52
Day range$16.15 - $16.90
Previous close$16.51
Session gain0.06%
Average true range$0.81
50d mov avg$17.79
100d mov avg$16.24
200d mov avg$13.29
Daily patternlt11a
Weekly pattern lb02a

ACM Research performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare ACM Research performance to Array:
Stock3m6m12m
ACMRACM Research-10.12%69.09%30.28%
LRCXLam Research-0.46%32.19%11.22%

ACM Research competitors

Choosing a list of competitors for ACM Research it's a hard job. We selected just one public company that in our opinion is related to and can be considered ACM Research competitor: