Brunswick stock: buy or sell?

BC stock price: $63.71 -3.12% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020


Brunswick eased a horrible -3.12% and closed at $63.71.

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 find any rating for BC stock for the last 30 days.

Brunswick stock analysis

Daily outlook

Brunswick shares eased -3.12% to $63.71 today.

Shares of Brunswick eased a horrible -3.12% and closed at $63.71. On November, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 6.61%. Since last Jan 22nd when BC stock price broke up the SMA50d line, it gained $4.89 (8.31%).

BC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting a brilliant 5.19% in a week last week, Brunswick closed this week at $63.71 and decreased a tragic -1.88%.

Since late October 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BC price gained $5.09 per share (8.68%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early September, BC climbed $17.30 (37.28%).

BC stock chart (weekly)

Brunswick stock price history

Brunswick IPO was on December 31st, 1981 at $1.01 per share1. Since then, BC stock grew a 6,207.90%, with an average of 163.40% per year. If you had invested right after BC's IPO a $1,000 in Brunswick stock in 1981, it would worth $62,079.00 today.

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

Brunswick stock historical price chart

BC stock reached 52-week highs on Feb 12th at $66.32, and all-time highs 2018-09-19 with a price of 68.35.

Brunswick stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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. 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 found any price target for Brunswick stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on April, Brunswick . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
BC earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a shining growth of 6.69% to $5,159.20 million USD. Likewise, its profit margin (compared to revenues) stepped up to 5.14%, that is $265.30 million.

To have an updated view of the financial situation of Brunswick, 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 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Brunswick TTM sales up to March 2019 were $5,223.70 and income was $156.10 M 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, inched a slightly fine 1.25%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/revenues) depreciated 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 M with a profit margin of -2.85%. Profit margin fell a -6.32% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.48%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Brunswick sales marked a phenomenal gain and skyrocketed 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 shares of a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

Brunswick shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 1.30% 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$5.2 B
Total shares81.6 M
Float shares80.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)96.6%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.3%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Brunswick summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Day range$63.70 - $65.37
Previous close$65.76
Session gain-3.12%
Average true range$1.48
50d mov avg$61.09
100d mov avg$58.95
200d mov avg$52.77
Daily patternlt01c
Weekly pattern

Brunswick performance

To better understand Brunswick performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Brunswick against in the following table:

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.