BGFV stock: buy or sell?
July 15th, 2019
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?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to 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 Big 5 Sporting Goods 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 Big 5 Sporting Goods stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BGFV stock for the last month.
BGFV stock analysis
Big 5 Sporting Goods shares depreciated -0.51% to $1.96 today.
Big 5 Sporting Goods shares depreciated -0.51% to $1.96 today. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on March, BGFV fell $-1.70 per share (-46.45%).
Big 5 Sporting Goods closed this week at $1.96 and declined an unpleasant -0.51%. Late June BGFV plummed a scary -6.67% in just one week. By mid June BGFV rocketed a cool 5.05% in just one week.
Since mid March, when BGFV stock price broke down the 20-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-1.66 per share (-45.86%).
BGFV stock price history
BGFV IPO was on June 25th, 2002 at $7.76 per share1. Since then, BGFV stock declined a -74.70%, with a yearly average of -4.40%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
BGFV stock historical price chart
BGFV stock reached 52-week highs at $6.49, and all-time highs 2013-07-29 with a price of 18.52.
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. 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 Big 5 Sporting Goods stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter posting its last earnings report on February, Big 5 Sporting Goods collapsed a frightening -56.54%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an ugly decrease of -2.18% to $987.58 M USD. Slightly better, its profit margin (compared to revenues) stayed steady to -0.36%, that is $-3.53 million.
|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 posted $247.10 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -7.23% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-5.09 million with a profit margin of -2.06%. Profit margin slightly fell a -3.23% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.17%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Big 5 Sporting Goods sales marked a tiny gain and inched 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 invest in shares of a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Big 5 Sporting Goods, 7.46% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Big 5 Sporting Goods stock, 60.69% 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||$42.4 M||$2.7 B||$4.7 B||$353.3 M|
|Total shares||21.6 M||70.5 M||112.3 M||17.9 M|
|Float shares||19.5 M||64.8 M||108.8 M||16.8 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||60.7%||115.3%||0.0%||136.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||7.5%||3.9%||22.9%||1.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, July 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$1.93 - $2.01|
|Average true range||$0.08|
|50d mov avg||$2.18|
|100d mov avg||$2.69|
|200d mov avg||$3.19|
Big 5 Sporting Goods performanceTo better understand Big 5 Sporting Goods performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Big 5 Sporting Goods against Dick's Sporting Goods, Foot Locker and Hibbett Sports in the following table:
|BGFVBig 5 Sporting Go...||-24.03%||-45.86%||-67.44%|