AVX stock: buy or sell?
March 27th, 2020
AVX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies various passive electronic components, interconnect devices, and related products worldwide.
Should I buy AVX 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 matches with 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 AVX 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 AVX stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for AVX stock for the last 30 days.
AVX stock analysis
After climbing for 4 sessions, Friday AVX remained constant a disappointing -0.28%, closing at $21.66.
After climbing for 4 days, Friday AVX remained stable a disappointing -0.28%, closing at $21.66. Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on December, AVX price climbed $1.45 per share (7.17%). Since last November when AVX stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $6.70 (44.79%).
Shares of AVX closed this week at $21.66 and remained stable a slightly fine 0.42%. By mid February AVX climbed an astounding 5.90% in just one week.
Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $21.89 resistance. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up late December 2019, AVX price climbed $1.50 per share (7.44%). Since late November 2019 when AVX stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $7.03 (48.05%).
AVX stock price history
AVX IPO was on August 15th, 1995 at $9.50 per share1. Since then, AVX stock surged a 128.00%, with an average of 5.30% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in AVX stock in 1995, it would worth $1,280.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
AVX stock historical price chart
AVX stock reached 52-week highs on Feb 28th at $21.89, and all-time highs 2000-05-02 with a price of 34.48.
AVX stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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 month we have not detected any price forecast for AVX stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on April, AVX . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2018, last anual turnover report draw an exceptional increase of 14.68% to $1,791.79 million USD. When comparing 2019 vs 2018, similarly, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) rocketed a 14.86% to 15.17%.
|2013||$1,410 M||-||$-64.31 M-4.6%||-|
|2014||$1,440 M||2.13%||$127 M8.8%||-297.54%|
|2015||$1,353 M||-6.03%||$226 M16.7%||77.80%|
|2016||$1,196 M||-11.65%||$102 M8.5%||-55.05%|
|2017||$1,313 M||9.80%||$126 M9.6%||23.88%|
|2018||$1,562 M||19.03%||$4.91 M0.3%||-96.10%|
|2019||$1,792 M||14.68%||$272 M15.2%||5,435.91%|
Quarterly financial resultsAVX reported $438.95 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -0.78% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $69.48 M with a profit margin of 15.83%. Profit margin remained stable a -0.96% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 16.79%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, AVX sales marked a lame decrease and decreased a -1.72%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, AVX posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$331 M||-||$31 M9.5%||-|
|2017-Q3||$354 M||7.06%||$35 M9.8%||10.61%|
|2017-Q4||$432 M||21.88%||$-93 M-21.6%||-367.70%|
|2018-Q1||$447 M||3.44%||$32 M7.1%||-134.14%|
|2018-Q2||$454 M||1.68%||$56 M12.3%||75.87%|
|2018-Q3||$456 M||0.49%||$72 M15.8%||28.78%|
|2018-Q4||$442 M||-3.05%||$74 M16.8%||3.09%|
|2019-Q1||$439 M||-0.78%||$69 M15.8%||-6.48%|
AVX ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's always 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 AVX, 72.09% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of AVX stock, 26.17% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for AVX stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to AVX:
|Market cap||$3.7 B|
|Total shares||169.2 M|
|Float shares||47.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||26.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||72.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, March 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$21.60 - $21.74|
|Average true range||$0.28|
|50d mov avg||$21.06|
|100d mov avg||$19.80|
|200d mov avg||$17.46|
AVX performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared AVX against in the following table: