B stock: buy or sell?
February 27th, 2020
B Communications Ltd. provides various communications services for business and private customers in Israel. The company offers fixed-line telephony, fixed-line broadband Internet infrastructure access, Internet service provider, cellular telephony, international telephony, international and domestic data transfer and network, information and communication technology, pay television, multi-channel television, television and radio broadcasts, satellite broadcasts, and customer call center services, as well as other communications infrastructures and services.
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None of our preferred buy setups matches with B 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 B Communications stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for BCOM stock for the last 30 days.
B stock analysis
B Communications shares dropped -2.31% to $1.27 today.
B dropped a fateful -2.31% and closed at $1.27. Since December when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, BCOM price slipped $-0.71 per share (-35.86%).
B Communications plummed a bloodcurdling -15.33% this week. By mid February BCOM climbed a dazzling 7.28% in just one week.
BCOM shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $1.39 early February. Previous top ($2.06) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. This week, B stock dived below the significant level of the 40-weeks moving average. Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since late January when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BCOM price slipped $-0.30 per share (-19.11%).
B stock price history
B IPO was on November 1st, 2007 at $4.20 per share1. Since then, BCOM stock declined a -69.80%, with a yearly average of -5.80%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
B stock historical price chart
BCOM stock reached 52-week highs at $11.20, and all-time highs 2016-07-25 with a price of 25.67.
B 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 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for B Communications stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on March, B . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a fateful slide of -4.78% to $9,321.00 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, improving that, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) collapsed a -12.45% to -11.65%.
|2009||$1,173 M||-||$147 M12.6%||-|
|2010||$8,657 M||637.97%||$-140.00 M-1.6%||-195.04%|
|2011||$11,373 M||31.37%||$2,066 M18.2%||-1,575.71%|
|2012||$10,280 M||-9.61%||$45 M0.4%||-97.82%|
|2013||$9,560 M||-7.00%||$137 M1.4%||204.44%|
|2014||$9,055 M||-5.28%||$-21.00 M-0.2%||-115.33%|
|2015||$9,985 M||10.27%||$210 M2.1%||-1,100.00%|
|2016||$10,084 M||0.99%||$-236.00 M-2.3%||-212.38%|
|2017||$9,789 M||-2.93%||$78 M0.8%||-133.05%|
|2018||$9,321 M||-4.78%||$-1,086.00 M-11.7%||-1,492.31%|
Quarterly financial resultsB Communications reported $2,326.00 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 1.09% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-830.00 million with a profit margin of -35.68%. Profit margin plunged a -37.03% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.35%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, B sales marked an outstanding increase and climbed a 229.26%.
|2017-Q1||$2,450 M||-||$39.00 M1.6%||-|
|2017-Q2||$2,460 M||0.41%||$45.00 M1.8%||15.38%|
|2017-Q3||$684 M||-72.21%||$11.04 M1.6%||-75.47%|
|2017-Q4||$706 M||3.35%||$-9.48 M-1.3%||-185.92%|
|2018-Q1||$2,361 M||234.22%||$260.00 M11.0%||-2,841.42%|
|2018-Q2||$2,333 M||-1.19%||$-315.00 M-13.5%||-221.15%|
|2018-Q3||$2,301 M||-1.37%||$31.00 M1.3%||-109.84%|
|2018-Q4||$2,326 M||1.09%||$-830.00 M-35.7%||-2,777.42%|
B ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.
B shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.
Bearish positions for BCOM stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to B:
|Market cap||$147.7 M|
|Total shares||116.3 M|
|Float shares||6.7 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, February 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$1.21 - $1.30|
|Average true range||$0.08|
|50d mov avg||$1.66|
|100d mov avg||$1.50|
|200d mov avg||$1.64|
B performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We chose as the bechmarking frame for B stock.