B stock: buy or sell?

BCOM stock price: $1.27 -2.31% At close on February 27th, 2020

Updated on:
February 27th, 2020

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B Communications shares dropped -2.31% to $1.27 today. On Monday BCOM collapsed a spooky -14.50%. With Thursday it's been 4 red days in a row. On February 11th BCOM climbed an astounding 7.28%.

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.

Should I buy B stock?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with B stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean BCOM will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

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

Daily outlook

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%).

BCOM stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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%).

BCOM stock chart (weekly)

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 target

Nobody 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 Share

After presenting its last earnings report on March, B . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
BCOM earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-03-29n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-05-24n/a0.27n/a
2018-Q22018-08-27n/a-0.47n/a
2018-Q32018-11-20n/a0.29n/a
2018-Q42019-03-28n/a-4.39n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared 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%.

BCOM annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2009$1,173 M-$147 M12.6%-
2010$8,657 M637.97%$-140.00 M-1.6%-195.04%
2011$11,373 M31.37%$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 M10.27%$210 M2.1%-1,100.00%
2016$10,084 M0.99%$-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 results

B 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%.
BCOM quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$2,450 M-$39.00 M1.6%-
2017-Q2$2,460 M0.41%$45.00 M1.8%15.38%
2017-Q3$684 M-72.21%$11.04 M1.6%-75.47%
2017-Q4$706 M3.35%$-9.48 M-1.3%-185.92%
2018-Q1$2,361 M234.22%$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$2,326 M1.09%$-830.00 M-35.7%-2,777.42%

B ownership

When 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:

BCOM
Market cap$147.7 M
Total shares116.3 M
Float shares6.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

B summary

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Open$1.27
Close$1.27
Day range$1.21 - $1.30
Previous close$1.30
Session gain-2.31%
Average true range$0.08
50d mov avg$1.66
100d mov avg$1.50
200d mov avg$1.64
Daily patternlt03c
Weekly pattern lb03a

B performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We chose as the bechmarking frame for B stock.
Stock3m6m12m
BCOMB Communications-26.59%7.63%-71.20%

B competitors

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