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 slightly fell an awful -1.43% and closed at $57.25.

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. That's why is so important to choose your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

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 doesn't mean BMS will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Bemis stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. 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 an awful -1.43% and closed at $57.25. On January, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 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 a new all time high, pushing higher than on May tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

BMS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Bemis shares slightly fell -1.43% by mid June, ending at $57.25. Late April BMS rocketed a brilliant 5.13% in just one week.

BMS marked an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top late April at $59.85, price slid and bounced up back from $55.85. Breaking down under $55.85 would cancel the current uptrend and it might test lower supports. Note that $59.85 might act as a resistance line. Not so far away is the last all-time high Bemis marked late April. Since late December 2018 when BMS stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $12.44 (27.76%). By mid September 2018, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 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 grew a 47,608.30%, with a yearly average of 1,220.70%. If you had invested right after BMS's IPO a $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

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. 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. Currently, only 1 price forecast for Bemis stock was posted in the last 30 days:
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

After presenting its last earnings report on April, Bemis raised a tiny 2.40%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
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 grew a slightly fine 1.08% to $4,089.90 M dollars from $4,046.20 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) inched a 3.20% to 5.52%.

To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Bemis, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Bemis TTM sales up to March 2019 were $4,063.90 and income was $238.50 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Bemis business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, remained stable a bad -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 reported $1,001.40 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -0.14% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $60.40 million with a profit margin of 6.03%. Profit margin depreciated a -1.34% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.37%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Bemis sales marked an ugly loss and decreased 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 company, it's worth to overview 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.

For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

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

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared Bemis against in the following table:
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.