Bemis stock: buy or sell?

BMS stock price: $57.25 -1.43% At close on June 10th, 2019

Updated on:
June 10th, 2019

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Bemis shares slightly fell -1.43% to $57.25 on June.

Bemis Company, Inc. manufactures and sells packaging products. It operates through two segments, U.S. Packaging and Global Packaging.

Should I buy Bemis 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 choose and when is the best time to buy them. 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 Bemis stock situation right now, hence 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Bemis stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we gathered 2 ratings published for BMS stock in the last month.

Is BMS a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-1-7CitigroupNeutralNeutral
2019-1-29Barclaysn/aBuy

Bemis stock analysis

Daily outlook

Bemis shares slightly fell -1.43% to $57.25 on June.

Shares of Bemis slightly fell a rough -1.43% and closed at $57.25. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on January, BMS price climbed $9.96 per share (21.06%). On June BMS price bounced up over the SMA of 50 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. On May, BMS hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $58.63 recorded on May. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

BMS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Bemis closed this week at $57.25 and declined an ugly -1.43%. Late April BMS climbed a brilliant 5.13% in just one week.

BMS shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $55.85 early June. Previous top ($59.85) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. Not so far away is the last price record Bemis marked late April. Since late December 2018 when BMS stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $12.44 (27.76%). Since mid September 2018 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BMS price gained $8.32 per share (17.00%).

BMS stock chart (weekly)

Bemis stock price history

Bemis IPO was on March 17th, 1980 at $0.12 per share1. Since then, BMS stock surged a 47,608.30%, with a yearly average of 1,220.70%. If you had invested $1,000 in Bemis stock in 1980, it would worth $476,083.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Bemis stock historical price chart

BMS stock reached all-time highs on May with a price of $59.85.

Bemis stock price target is $48.00

How 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 only found 1 price prediction for Bemis stock:
BMS stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-1-7CitigroupRaises Target$47.00$48.002.1%
(in average)$47.00$48.002.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last April, when Bemis presented its last earnings report, it gained a slightly good 2.40%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
BMS earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.48n/a
2017-Q32017-10-260.650.77.7%
2017-Q42018-02-010.60.635.0%
2018-Q12018-04-260.60.635.0%
2018-Q22018-07-260.620.689.7%
2018-Q32018-10-250.780.77-1.3%
2018-Q42019-01-310.710.710.0%
2019-Q12019-04-240.68n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Bemis annual turnover raised a slightly good 1.08% to $4,089.90 M USD from $4,046.20 marked in 2017. Instead, its income margin (compared to sales) stepped up to 5.52%, that is $225.70 million.

Bemis presents anual results in December, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Bemis TTM sales up to March 2019 were $4,063.90 and income $238.50 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Bemis business evolution since December 2018: Annual sales up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, remained steady an ugly -0.64%. Regarding profit margin, Bemis stayed stable 0.35% to 5.52%

BMS annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$5,030 M-$212 M4.2%-
2014$4,344 M-13.65%$191 M4.4%-10.03%
2015$4,071 M-6.26%$239 M5.9%25.22%
2016$4,004 M-1.65%$236 M5.9%-1.30%
2017$4,046 M1.04%$94 M2.3%-60.20%
2018$4,090 M1.08%$226 M5.5%140.11%
TTM $4,064 M-0.64%$239 M5.9%5.67%

Quarterly financial results

Bemis posted $1,001.40 million in sales for 2019-Q1, a -0.14% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $60.40 million with a profit margin of 6.03%. Profit margin decreased a -1.34% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.37%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Bemis sales marked a bad slide and declined a -2.53%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Bemis posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
BMS quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$1,010 M-$28 M2.8%-
2017-Q3$1,040 M2.97%$56 M5.3%98.57%
2017-Q4$1,004 M-3.50%$-41 M-4.1%-173.20%
2018-Q1$1,027 M2.37%$48 M4.6%-216.95%
2018-Q2$1,033 M0.57%$47 M4.5%-1.89%
2018-Q3$1,026 M-0.67%$58 M5.6%23.13%
2018-Q4$1,003 M-2.30%$74 M7.4%28.52%
2019-Q1$1,001 M-0.14%$60 M6.0%-18.27%

Bemis ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Bemis shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Bemis:

BMS
Market cap$0.0 M
Total shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Bemis summary

Monday, June 10th, 2019
Open$58.10
Close$57.25
Day range$57.11 - $58.88
Previous close$58.08
Session gain-1.43%
Average true range$1.15
50d mov avg$56.91
100d mov avg$54.07
200d mov avg$50.34
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb03a

Bemis performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Bemis, the comparison is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
BMSBemis8.65%24.38%37.79%

Bemis competitors

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