Brunswick stock: buy or sell?

BC stock price: $29.55 -5.47% At close on April 2nd, 2020

Updated on:
April 2nd, 2020


Shares of Brunswick plummed a scary -5.47% and closed at $29.55. With Thursday it's been 3 red days in a row. On Mar/26 BC boosted an outstanding 6.27%.

Brunswick Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets recreation products worldwide. The company's Marine Engine segment offers outboard, sterndrive, and inboard engine and propulsion systems; marine electronics and control integration systems, steering systems, instruments, controls, propellers, trolling motors, fuel systems, service parts, and lubricants; and diesel propulsion systems to the recreational and commercial marine markets.

Should I buy Brunswick stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Brunswick stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Brunswick stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BC stock for the last 30 days.

Brunswick stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Brunswick plummed a scary -5.47% and closed at $29.55.

Brunswick closed today at $29.55 and plummed a scary -5.47%. In the last 28 days when BC stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-25.51 per share (-46.33%).

BC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an amazing 23.04% in a week last week, Brunswick closed this week at $29.55 and plummed a frightening -17.06%.

Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late February, BC fell $-33.92 per share (-53.44%). Stocks below the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since late October 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BC price slipped $-28.85 per share (-49.40%).

BC stock chart (weekly)

Brunswick stock price history

Brunswick stock went public on December 31st, 1981 with a price of $1.011. Since then, BC stock surged a 2,825.70%, with an average of 74.40% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in Brunswick stock in 1981, it would worth $28,257.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Brunswick stock historical price chart

BC stock reached 52-week highs on February at $66.07, and all-time highs 2018-09-19 with a price of 68.1.

Brunswick stock price target

Predicting 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. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Brunswick stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on April, Brunswick . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
BC earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Brunswick annual turnover soared a shining 6.69% to $5,159.20 million USD from $4,835.90 marked in 2017. Aligned with this, its profit margin (compared to sales) appreciated to 5.14%, that is $265.30 million.

Brunswick presents anual results in December, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Brunswick TTM sales up to March 2019 were $5,223.70 and earnings $156.10 million USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Brunswick business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stepped up a tiny 1.25%. However, profit margin (net income/revenues) declined at 5.14%.

BC annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$3,600 M-$757 M21.0%-
2014$3,839 M6.63%$246 M6.4%-67.53%
2015$4,106 M6.96%$241 M5.9%-1.75%
2016$4,489 M9.32%$276 M6.1%14.33%
2017$4,836 M7.74%$146 M3.0%-46.96%
2018$5,159 M6.69%$265 M5.1%81.22%
TTM $5,224 M1.25%$156 M3.0%-41.16%

Quarterly financial results

Brunswick posted $1,275.90 million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 2.16% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-36.30 million with a profit margin of -2.85%. Profit margin eased a -6.32% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.48%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Brunswick sales marked an impressive increase and climbed a 10.43%.
BC quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$1,350 M-$119 M8.8%-
2017-Q3$1,140 M-15.56%$79 M6.9%-33.84%
2017-Q4$856 M-24.89%$-117 M-13.7%-247.97%
2018-Q1$1,155 M34.95%$73 M6.3%-162.36%
2018-Q2$1,401 M21.25%$79 M5.6%8.37%
2018-Q3$1,298 M-7.35%$70 M5.4%-11.39%
2018-Q4$1,249 M-3.78%$43 M3.5%-38.00%
2019-Q1$1,276 M2.16%$-36 M-2.8%-183.64%

Brunswick ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Brunswick shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 1.42% of all shares.

Bearish positions for BC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Brunswick:

Market cap$2.3 B
Total shares79.4 M
Float shares78.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)96.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.4%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Brunswick summary

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020
Day range$28.81 - $31.52
Previous close$31.26
Session gain-5.47%
Average true range$4.34
50d mov avg$50.52
100d mov avg$54.76
200d mov avg$52.05
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern

Brunswick performance

To better understand Brunswick performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We chose as the bechmarking frame for Brunswick stock.

Brunswick competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Brunswick competitor. This doesn't mean Brunswick does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.