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 ended on June at $57.25 and slightly fell a rough -1.43%.

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

Should I buy Bemis stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Bemis stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

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?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for BMS stock for the last 30 days.

Bemis stock analysis

Daily outlook

Bemis slightly fell a rough -1.43% and closed at $57.25.

Bemis slightly fell a rough -1.43% and closed at $57.25. When SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, BMS price gained $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

Bemis closed this week at $57.25 and decreased an unpleasant -1.43%. Late April 2019 BMS boosted a great 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 2019. 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 stock went public on June 18th, 2012 with a price of $26.541. Since then, BMS stock grew a 115.70%, with an average of 16.50% per year. If you had invested right after BMS's IPO a $1,000 in Bemis stock in 2012, it would worth $1,157.00 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

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. You should not follow the analysts' BMS stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price prediction for Bemis stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last April, when Bemis presented its last earnings report, it raised a tiny 2.40%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
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 sales stepped up a slightly good 1.08% to $4,089.90 million dollars from $4,046.20 marked in 2017. On the other hand, its income margin (compared to revenues) inched to 5.52%, that is $225.70 million.

To have an up to date picture 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 USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Bemis business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed stable an ugly -0.64%. Regarding profit margin, Bemis remained 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 earnings marked $60.40 M 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 a bad decrease 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 buy a company, it's worth to check 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 companies:

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. In the following table, we compare Bemis to :
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.