AHPI stock: buy or sell?
March 27th, 2020
Allied Healthcare Products, Inc. manufactures and markets respiratory products for use in the health care industry in a range of hospitals and alternate site settings worldwide.
Should I buy AHPI stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan 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.
Currently, Allied Healthcare Products stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Allied Healthcare Products stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for AHPI stock for the last month.
AHPI stock analysis
After boosting a dazzling 19.43% on March 26th, Allied Healthcare Products closed yesterday at $17.28 and boosted a brilliant 3.97%.
On February 28th, AHPI hit a new all time high, pushing higher than tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. After boosting a dazzling 19.43% on Mar 26th, Allied Healthcare Products closed yesterday at $17.28 and boosted a brilliant 3.97%. In the last 29 days when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, AHPI price gained $1.76 per share (11.34%). Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on January, AHPI climbed $15.78 (1,052.00%).
After boosting a dazzling 39.90% in a week last week, Allied Healthcare Products closed this week at $17.28 and plunged a chilling -10.93%.
Not so far away is the last price record Allied Healthcare Products marked late February, but since then it dropped a 61.60%. Having descending tops is not good news for traders invested in Allied Healthcare Products. Although it's only a warning signal, investors should be on alert during next weeks to identify possible new risks. Loosing its previous bottom at would confirm the downtrend path. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up late February, AHPI price climbed $14.82 per share (602.44%). Since mid January when AHPI stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $15.94 (1,189.55%).
AHPI stock price history
AHPI IPO was on January 14th, 1992 at $16.80 per share1. Since then, AHPI stock surged a 2.90%, with a yearly average of 0.10%. If you had invested $1,000 in AHPI stock in 1992, it would worth $29.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
AHPI stock historical price chart
AHPI stock reached all-time highs on Feb/28 with a price of $45.00.
AHPI 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. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Allied Healthcare Products stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, when Allied Healthcare Products published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a slightly fine movement of 0.74% to $33.76 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, aligned with this, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed stable a -0.26% to -6.49%. To have an updated view of the financial situation of Allied Healthcare Products, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2018-Q4 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Allied Healthcare Products TTM sales up to December 2018 were $32.52 and earnings were $-3.06 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Allied Healthcare Products business evolution since June 2018: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, slightly fell an unpleasant -3.67%. In the same way, profit margin (net income/revenues) declined at -6.49%.
|2013||$39 M||-||$-1.26 M-3.3%||-|
|2014||$36 M||-5.65%||$-2.81 M-7.7%||123.02%|
|2015||$35 M||-2.50%||$-1.78 M-5.0%||-36.75%|
|2016||$36 M||1.38%||$-2.30 M-6.4%||29.68%|
|2017||$34 M||-6.79%||$-2.09 M-6.2%||-9.38%|
|2018||$34 M||0.74%||$-2.19 M-6.5%||4.96%|
|TTM||$33 M||-3.67%||$-3.06 M-9.4%||39.51%|
Quarterly financial resultsAllied Healthcare Products posted $8.11 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 11.53% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-0.78 M with a profit margin of -9.61%. Profit margin soared a 7.37% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -16.98%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Allied Healthcare Products sales marked a fatal loss and dropped a -7.01%.
|2017-Q1||$9 M||-||$-0.40 M-4.7%||-|
|2017-Q2||$8 M||-4.20%||$-0.49 M-6.0%||22.60%|
|2017-Q3||$8 M||-3.93%||$-0.77 M-9.7%||55.19%|
|2017-Q4||$9 M||10.41%||$-0.38 M-4.4%||-50.38%|
|2018-Q1||$8 M||-2.89%||$-0.90 M-10.6%||136.68%|
|2018-Q2||$9 M||2.49%||$-0.14 M-1.7%||-84.11%|
|2018-Q3||$7 M||-16.23%||$-1.23 M-17.0%||762.11%|
|2018-Q4||$8 M||11.53%||$-0.78 M-9.6%||-36.87%|
Allied Healthcare Products ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Allied Healthcare Products, 62.88% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Allied Healthcare Products stock, 10.01% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for AHPI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Allied Healthcare Products:
|Market cap||$69.3 M|
|Total shares||4.0 M|
|Float shares||3.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||10.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||62.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, March 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$17.01 - $21.99|
|Average true range||$4.91|
|50d mov avg||$8.66|
|100d mov avg||$4.90|
|200d mov avg||$3.28|
Allied Healthcare Products performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We compared Allied Healthcare Products against in the following table: