BGFV stock: buy or sell?
May 14th, 2020
Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The company offers athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories, as well as a selection of outdoor and athletic equipment for team sports, fitness, camping, hunting, fishing, tennis, golf, winter and summer recreation, and roller sports.
Should I buy BGFV stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Big 5 Sporting Goods stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Big 5 Sporting Goods stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BGFV stock for the last month.
BGFV stock analysis
After sliding a frightening -5.88% yesterday, Big 5 Sporting Goods closed today at $1.17 and eased an awful -1.68%.
After sliding a frightening -5.88% yesterday, Big 5 Sporting Goods closed today at $1.17 and eased an awful -1.68%. Since last February when BGFV stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-1.71 per share (-59.38%).
Shares of Big 5 Sporting Goods ended this week at $1.17 and collapsed a chilling -7.14%. Late April BGFV boosted an exceptional 21.67% in just one week.
Big 5 Sporting Goods is in a glaring downtrend, marking consecutive falling peaks and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is a chance to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Since late February, when BGFV stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-2.32 per share (-66.48%). Stocks below the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
BGFV stock price history
BGFV IPO was on June 25th, 2002 at $7.25 per share1. Since then, BGFV stock declined a -83.90%, with a yearly average of -4.90%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
BGFV stock historical price chart
BGFV stock reached 52-week highs on January at $4.05, and all-time highs 2013-07-29 with a price of 17.31.
BGFV stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 detected any price forecast for Big 5 Sporting Goods stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, Big 5 Sporting Goods matched the estimates of the experts and reported an EPS of $-0.16 per share. 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 revenues report draw a disappointing loss of -2.18% to $987.58 million USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, slightly better, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) remained constant a -0.47% to -0.36%.
|2013||$994 M||-||$28 M2.8%||-|
|2014||$978 M||-1.59%||$15 M1.5%||-46.78%|
|2015||$1,029 M||5.24%||$15 M1.5%||2.83%|
|2016||$1,021 M||-0.76%||$17 M1.7%||10.39%|
|2017||$1,010 M||-1.13%||$1.10 M0.1%||-93.46%|
|2018||$988 M||-2.18%||$-3.53 M-0.4%||-419.84%|
Quarterly financial resultsBig 5 Sporting Goods reported $247.10 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -7.23% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-5.09 M with a profit margin of -2.06%. Profit margin declined a -3.23% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.17%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Big 5 Sporting Goods sales marked a slightly fine growth and gained a 1.73%.
|2017-Q2||$244 M||-||$2.78 M1.1%||-|
|2017-Q3||$270 M||11.00%||$5.95 M2.2%||114.03%|
|2017-Q4||$243 M||-10.20%||$-12.95 M-5.3%||-317.65%|
|2018-Q1||$234 M||-3.59%||$-1.31 M-0.6%||-89.89%|
|2018-Q2||$240 M||2.47%||$-0.25 M-0.1%||-81.05%|
|2018-Q3||$266 M||11.00%||$3.12 M1.2%||-1,356.05%|
|2018-Q4||$247 M||-7.23%||$-5.09 M-2.1%||-263.37%|
|2019-Q1||$245 M||-0.73%||$1.66 M0.7%||-132.70%|
Big 5 Sporting Goods ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Big 5 Sporting Goods shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 7.74% of all shares.
In case of Big 5 Sporting Goods stock, 43.33% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for BGFV stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Big 5 Sporting Goods:
|Market cap||$25.3 M|
|Total shares||21.7 M|
|Float shares||19.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||43.3%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||7.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, May 14th, 2020|
|Day range||$1.08 - $1.22|
|Average true range||$0.16|
|50d mov avg||$1.18|
|100d mov avg||$2.21|
|200d mov avg||$2.26|
Big 5 Sporting Goods performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared Big 5 Sporting Goods against in the following table:
|BGFVBig 5 Sporting Go...||-66.18%||-56.99%||-48.46%|