Astrotech stock: buy or sell?
April 6th, 2020
Astrotech Corporation operates as a science and technology development and commercialization company in the United States.
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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Astrotech 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 Astrotech stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for ASTC stock for the last month.
Astrotech stock analysis
Astrotech ended today at $2.50 and plummed a bloodcurdling -6.72%.
Astrotech ended today at $2.50 and plummed a bloodcurdling -6.72%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on Mar/25, ASTC climbed $1.38 (123.21%). ASTC is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $7.75. Since last January when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, ASTC price gained $0.38 per share (17.92%).
Astrotech closed this week at $2.50 and plunged a bloodcurdling -6.72%. Late March ASTC boosted a dazzling 69.97% in just one week.
Since late March when ASTC stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $1.41 (129.36%).
Astrotech stock price history
Astrotech stock went public on December 21st, 1995 with a price of $600.001. Since then, ASTC stock sliced a -99.60%, with a yearly average of -4.20%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Astrotech stock historical price chart
ASTC stock reached 52-week highs on March 25th at $7.75, and all-time highs 1996-04-09 with a price of 800.
Astrotech stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. 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' ASTC 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 Astrotech stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report , Astrotech . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Astrotech annual revenues plummed a spooky -96.31% to $0.09 million USD from $2.33 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in the same way, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) collapsed a -14,910.63% to -15,408.14%. To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Astrotech, 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 Astrotech TTM sales up to December 2018 were $0.09 and income was $-11.51 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Astrotech business evolution since June 2018: Annual turnover up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, declined an unpleasant -1.16%. Regarding profit margin, Astrotech skyrocketed 1,871.67% to -15,408.14%
|2013||$24 M||-||$-0.19 M-0.8%||-|
|2014||$16 M||-31.58%||$-4.96 M-30.2%||2,581.08%|
|2015||$0.51 M||-96.88%||$11 M2101.0%||-317.30%|
|2016||$2.67 M||420.66%||$-13.10 M-490.3%||-221.50%|
|2017||$2.33 M||-12.84%||$-11.58 M-497.5%||-11.55%|
|2018||$0.09 M||-96.31%||$-13.25 M-15408.1%||14.41%|
|TTM||$0.09 M||-1.16%||$-11.51 M-13536.5%||-13.17%|
Quarterly financial resultsAstrotech reported $0.01 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -78.79% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-2.16 M with a profit margin of -30,857.14%. Profit margin collapsed a -24,075.32% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -6,781.82%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Astrotech sales marked a chilling loss and plunged a -82.93%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Astrotech posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$0.41 M||-||$-2.80 M-681.3%||-|
|2017-Q2||$0.39 M||-4.87%||$-2.76 M-705.9%||-1.43%|
|2017-Q4||$0.04 M||-89.51%||$-3.14 M-7651.2%||13.66%|
|2018-Q2||$0.05 M||9.76%||$-4.25 M-9451.1%||35.58%|
|2018-Q3||$0.03 M||-26.67%||$-2.24 M-6781.8%||-47.38%|
|2018-Q4||$0.01 M||-78.79%||$-2.16 M-30857.1%||-3.49%|
Astrotech ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Astrotech, 37.25% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Astrotech stock, 14.43% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for ASTC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Astrotech:
|Market cap||$15.9 M|
|Total shares||6.4 M|
|Float shares||3.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||14.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||37.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Monday, April 6th, 2020|
|Day range||$2.40 - $2.63|
|Average true range||$1.06|
|50d mov avg||$1.91|
|100d mov avg||$1.90|
|200d mov avg||$2.02|
Astrotech performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. In the following table, we compare Astrotech performance to :