ALSN stock: buy or sell?
February 26th, 2020
Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells commercial and defense fully-automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and medium- and heavy-tactical U.
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Currently, Allison Transmission 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 Allison Transmission stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for ALSN stock for the last 30 days.
ALSN stock analysis
Shares of Allison Transmission eased a horrible -3.15% and closed at $41.88.
Allison Transmission shares eased -3.15% to $41.88 today. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on December, ALSN price slid a -12.86%.
Allison Transmission plunged a dreadful -5.99% this week.
Allison Transmission stock dropped through the support what triggered further losses. Price is looking for lower supports, and best candidates are 41.41. Since late January, when ALSN stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-4.56 per share (-9.82%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since late November 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, ALSN price slipped $-5.37 per share (-11.37%).
ALSN stock price history
ALSN IPO was on March 15th, 2012 at $20.22 per share1. Since then, ALSN stock surged a 107.10%, with an average of 15.30% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in ALSN stock in 2012, it would worth $1,071.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
ALSN stock historical price chart
ALSN stock reached 52-week highs at $51.98, and all-time highs 2018-10-04 with a price of 52.89.
ALSN stock price targetHow 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. You should not follow the analysts' ALSN stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price target for Allison Transmission stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, Allison Transmission presented its financial report, posting an impressive climb for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst were expecting $0.95 per share, but Allison Transmission posted $1.14.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Allison Transmission annual turnover skyrocketed an amazing 19.94% to $2,713.00 million dollars from $2,262.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) grew a 1.27% to 23.55%.
|2013||$1,930 M||-||$165 M8.6%||-|
|2014||$2,127 M||10.23%||$229 M10.7%||38.21%|
|2015||$1,986 M||-6.66%||$182 M9.2%||-20.25%|
|2016||$1,840 M||-7.33%||$215 M11.7%||17.88%|
|2017||$2,262 M||22.92%||$504 M22.3%||134.53%|
|2018||$2,713 M||19.94%||$639 M23.6%||26.79%|
Quarterly financial resultsAllison Transmission posted $647.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -6.50% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $147.00 million with a profit margin of 22.72%. Profit margin slightly fell a -1.41% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 24.13%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Allison Transmission sales marked a wonderful growth and boosted a 10.03%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Allison Transmission posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$580 M||-||$95 M16.4%||-|
|2017-Q3||$595 M||2.59%||$111 M18.7%||16.84%|
|2017-Q4||$588 M||-1.18%||$215 M36.6%||93.69%|
|2018-Q1||$663 M||12.76%||$151 M22.8%||-29.77%|
|2018-Q2||$711 M||7.24%||$174 M24.5%||15.23%|
|2018-Q3||$692 M||-2.67%||$167 M24.1%||-4.02%|
|2018-Q4||$647 M||-6.50%||$147 M22.7%||-11.98%|
|2019-Q1||$675 M||4.33%||$167 M24.7%||13.61%|
Allison Transmission ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, 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 Allison Transmission, 0.91% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for ALSN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Allison Transmission:
|Market cap||$5.0 B|
|Total shares||119.2 M|
|Float shares||118.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||98.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Wednesday, February 26th, 2020|
|Day range||$41.54 - $43.68|
|Average true range||$1.14|
|50d mov avg||$46.73|
|100d mov avg||$46.31|
|200d mov avg||$45.47|
Allison Transmission performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We chose as the bechmarking frame for Allison Transmission stock.