Brink's stock: buy or sell?
July 16th, 2019
The Brink's Company provides secure transportation, cash management services, and other security-related services worldwide.
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Currently, 2 buy setups match with Brink's stock now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Brink's stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for BCO stock for the last 30 days.
Brink's stock analysis
Even the red candle ($87.49, -0.07%), Brink's reached new all time high at $88.17.
Brink's closed today at $87.49 after marking a new all time high ($88.17) even it couldn't close with gains and remained constant a tight -0.07%. Since last April when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, BCO price gained $7.57 per share (9.47%). From a daily perspective, BCO is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($78.97, on June/26) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($87.96, on Friday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top BCO might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $87.96 or down under $78.97. On Jun/27 BCO price bounced up over the SMA of 50 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.
Even the red candle ($87.49, -0.09%), Brink's set new all time high at $88.17.
Since early April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BCO price gained $8.22 per share (10.37%). By mid March BCO price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
Brink's stock price history
Brink's stock went public on January 3rd, 1996 with a price of $10.301. Since then, BCO stock grew a 749.40%, with a yearly average of 32.60%. If you had invested right after BCO's IPO a $1,000 in Brink's stock in 1996, it would worth $7,494.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Brink's stock historical price chart
BCO stock reached all-time highs today with a price of $88.17.
Brink's stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. 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 month we have not found any price forecast for Brink's stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn February, Brink's presented its financial report, posting a slightly good gain for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Experts were expecting $1.00 per share, but Brink's posted $1.05.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Brink's annual turnover gained a nice 4.24% to $3,488.90 M USD from $3,347.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, improving that, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) depreciated a -1.45% to -0.95%.
|2013||$3,940 M||-||$72 M1.8%||-|
|2014||$3,562 M||-9.59%||$-83.90 M-2.4%||-216.69%|
|2015||$3,061 M||-14.06%||$-11.90 M-0.4%||-85.82%|
|2016||$3,021 M||-1.33%||$35 M1.1%||-389.92%|
|2017||$3,347 M||10.81%||$17 M0.5%||-51.59%|
|2018||$3,489 M||4.24%||$-33.30 M-1.0%||-299.40%|
Quarterly financial resultsBrink's posted $907.70 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 6.49% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $34.90 million with a profit margin of 3.84%. Profit margin grew a 1.80% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 2.04%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Brink's sales marked a neutral move and stayed constant a 0.50%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Brink's posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$806 M||-||$14.30 M1.8%||-|
|2017-Q3||$850 M||5.41%||$19.90 M2.3%||39.16%|
|2017-Q4||$903 M||6.32%||$-52.10 M-5.8%||-361.81%|
|2018-Q1||$879 M||-2.67%||$22.30 M2.5%||-142.80%|
|2018-Q2||$850 M||-3.34%||$-107.90 M-12.7%||-583.86%|
|2018-Q3||$852 M||0.32%||$17.40 M2.0%||-116.13%|
|2018-Q4||$908 M||6.49%||$34.90 M3.8%||100.57%|
|2019-Q1||$905 M||-0.30%||$13.70 M1.5%||-60.74%|
Brink's ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.
Brink's shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 1.10% of all shares.
Bearish positions for BCO stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Brink's:
|Market cap||$4.4 B||$8.5 M||$723.0 M||$37.8 B|
|Total shares||49.9 M||12.1 M||76.6 M||898.1 M|
|Float shares||48.5 M||8.1 M||75.6 M||894.7 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||105.1%||58.9%||99.2%||92.3%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||1.1%||11.1%||2.4%||0.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, July 16th, 2019|
|Day range||$87.39 - $88.17|
|Average true range||$1.48|
|50d mov avg||$80.85|
|100d mov avg||$79.38|
|200d mov avg||$73.73|
Brink's performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We picked Ascent Capital, Diebold Nixdorf and Johnson Controls International as the bechmarking frame for Brink's stock.
|JCIJohnson Controls ...||15.20%||30.30%||19.79%|