Aphria stock: buy or sell?
March 27th, 2020
Should I buy Aphria 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.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Aphria stock situation right now, hence 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 Aphria 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 APHA stock for the last month.
Aphria stock analysis
After boosting an amazing 11.75% on Mar 26th, Aphria closed yesterday at $3.29 and depreciated a lame -0.90%.
After boosting an amazing 11.75% on Mar/26, Aphria closed yesterday at $3.29 and depreciated a lame -0.90%. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on January, APHA fell $-1.98 per share (-37.57%).
Aphria shares rocketed 31.08% this week, ending at $3.29. Early March APHA collapsed a chilling -40.00% in just one week.
Aphria stock price history
Aphria stock went public on March 18th, 2015 with a price of $0.711. Since then, APHA stock surged a 363.40%, with a yearly average of 72.70%. If you had invested $1,000 in Aphria stock in 2015, it would worth $3,634.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Aphria stock historical price chart
APHA stock reached 52-week highs at $10.17, and all-time highs 2018-01-09 with a price of 19.87.
Aphria 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' APHA 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 found any price target for Aphria stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report , Aphria . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Aphria annual turnover rocketed a dazzling 80.62% to $36.92 M USD from $20.44 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, similarly, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed a 59.23% to 79.77%. To have an updated view of the financial situation of Aphria, 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 Aphria TTM sales up to November 2018 were $57.25 and income was $83.90 M USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Aphria business evolution since May 2018: Annual sales up to November, compared to lastest yearly report, rocketed an outstanding 55.09%. Regarding profit margin, Aphria skyrocketed 66.78% to 79.77%
|2015||$0.55 M||-||$-6.54 M-1186.6%||-|
|2016||$8.43 M||1,429.47%||$0.40 M4.7%||-106.08%|
|2017||$20 M||142.34%||$4.20 M20.5%||954.99%|
|2018||$37 M||80.62%||$29 M79.8%||601.40%|
|TTM||$57 M||55.09%||$84 M146.5%||184.92%|
Quarterly financial resultsAphria reported $21.67 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 63.02% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $54.77 M with a profit margin of 252.79%. Profit margin boosted a 93.47% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 159.31%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Aphria sales marked and a . Looking back to recent quarterly results, Aphria posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
|2018-Q1||$10 M||-||$13 M126.1%||-|
|2018-Q2||$12 M||17.13%||$-5 M-41.5%||-138.57%|
|2018-Q3||$13 M||10.53%||$21 M159.3%||-524.20%|
|2018-Q4||$22 M||63.02%||$55 M252.8%||158.66%|
|2019-Q1||$74 M||239.59%||$-108 M-147.1%||-297.56%|
Aphria ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Aphria shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 2.85% of all shares.
In case of Aphria stock, 14.69% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for APHA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Aphria:
|Market cap||$878.9 M|
|Total shares||267.1 M|
|Float shares||252.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||14.7%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||2.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, March 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$3.23 - $3.52|
|Average true range||$0.36|
|50d mov avg||$3.83|
|100d mov avg||$4.34|
|200d mov avg||$5.23|
Aphria performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared Aphria against in the following table: