Bemis stock: buy or sell?
June 10th, 2019
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
Bemis stock analysis
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.
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%).
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 $48.00How 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:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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%
|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 M||1.04%||$94 M2.3%||-60.20%|
|2018||$4,090 M||1.08%||$226 M5.5%||140.11%|
|TTM||$4,064 M||-0.64%||$239 M5.9%||5.67%|
Quarterly financial resultsBemis 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.
|2017-Q2||$1,010 M||-||$28 M2.8%||-|
|2017-Q3||$1,040 M||2.97%||$56 M5.3%||98.57%|
|2017-Q4||$1,004 M||-3.50%||$-41 M-4.1%||-173.20%|
|2018-Q1||$1,027 M||2.37%||$48 M4.6%||-216.95%|
|2018-Q2||$1,033 M||0.57%||$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 ownershipWhen 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:
|Market cap||$0.0 M|
|Total shares||0.0 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Monday, June 10th, 2019|
|Day range||$57.11 - $58.88|
|Average true range||$1.15|
|50d mov avg||$56.91|
|100d mov avg||$54.07|
|200d mov avg||$50.34|
Bemis performanceStocks 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 .