BOJA stock: buy or sell?

BOJA stock price: $16.09 -0.06% At close on January 25th, 2019

Updated on:
January 25th, 2019

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Bojangles' shares stayed stable -0.06% to $16.09 on January.

Bojangles', Inc. develops, operates, and franchises limited service restaurants in the United States. Its restaurants offer never-frozen bone-in fried chicken items, made-from-scratch buttermilk biscuits, fixin's, and iced tea.

Should I buy BOJA stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Bojangles' 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 doesn't mean BOJA will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Bojangles' stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for BOJA stock for the last 30 days.

BOJA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Bojangles' shares stayed constant -0.06% to $16.09 on January.

Shares of Bojangles' ended on January at $16.09 and stayed constant a tight -0.06%. Since last October when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, BOJA price slipped $-0.12 per share (-0.74%). Since price and SMA100d lines crossed up on September, BOJA climbed $2.14 (15.34%). On October, BOJA hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on September tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

BOJA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Bojangles' ended this week at $16.09 and remained constant a slightly fine 0.31%.

Having descending tops is not good news for investors in BOJA. Although it's only a warning signal, traders should be on alert during next weeks to identify possible new signals. Sliding under its previous bottom at would confirm the downtrend path. Far behind is the all-time high Bojangles' marked early October but price is just -5.91% below that top. Since SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up early October, BOJA price slid a -2.54%. Since late September 2018 when BOJA stock price broke up the SMA20w line, it gained $2.89 (21.89%).

BOJA stock chart (weekly)

BOJA stock price history

BOJA stock went public on January 4th, 2018 with a price of $13.001. Since then, BOJA stock surged a 23.80%, with a yearly average of 23.80%. If you had invested $1,000 in BOJA stock in 2018, it would worth $238.00 today.

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

BOJA stock historical price chart

BOJA stock reached all-time highs on October with a price of $17.10.

BOJA stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. 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' BOJA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price forecast for Bojangles' stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On November, Bojangles' reported its latest financial data, posting an astounding gain for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Experts were expecting $0.15 per share, but Bojangles' posted $0.21. Bojangles' will present its quaterly financial report on March. Analysts expect an Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio of $0.22.
BOJA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2016-Q4-n/a0.27n/a
2017-Q1-n/a0.2n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.23n/a
2017-Q32017-11-010.180.17-5.6%
2017-Q42018-03-060.180.2327.8%
2018-Q12018-05-080.160.1812.5%
2018-Q22018-08-020.180.13-27.8%
2018-Q32018-11-080.150.2140.0%
2018-Q42019-03-040.22n/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2017, Bojangles' annual turnover raised a slightly good 2.92% to $547.44 million dollars from $531.88 marked in 2016. Aligned with this, its income margin (compared to revenues) soared to 13.15%, that is $72.01 million.

To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Bojangles', 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 2018-Q3 that can be compared to 2017 fiscal year results. Annual Bojangles' TTM sales up to September 2018 were $557.35 and income was $53.56 M USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Bojangles' business evolution since December 2017: Annual sales up to September, compared to lastest yearly report, gained a tiny 1.81%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/revenues) declined at 13.15%.

BOJA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$375 M-$24 M6.5%-
2014$430 M14.74%$26 M6.1%7.36%
2015$488 M13.41%$27 M5.4%1.55%
2016$532 M8.95%$38 M7.1%42.19%
2017$547 M2.92%$72 M13.2%90.92%
TTM $557 M1.81%$54 M9.6%-25.62%

Quarterly financial results

Bojangles' reported $138.67 million in sales for 2018-Q3, a -1.31% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-2.71 M with a profit margin of -1.96%. Profit margin declined a -3.69% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.73%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Bojangles' sales marked a decent increase and stepped up a 3.93%.
BOJA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2016-Q4$139 M-$10 M7.0%-
2017-Q1$132 M-5.69%$8 M5.8%-22.40%
2017-Q2$134 M2.18%$9 M6.4%13.12%
2017-Q3$133 M-0.70%$7 M5.2%-19.29%
2017-Q4$141 M5.44%$49 M34.9%606.35%
2018-Q1$137 M-2.27%$5 M3.4%-90.45%
2018-Q2$141 M2.19%$2 M1.7%-48.13%
2018-Q3$139 M-1.31%$-3 M-2.0%-211.38%

Bojangles' ownership

When you are planning to invest in 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 Bojangles', of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

BOJA
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%

BOJA summary

Friday, January 25th, 2019
Open$16.09
Close$16.09
Day range$16.08 - $16.10
Previous close$16.10
Session gain-0.06%
Average true range$0.03
50d mov avg$16.06
100d mov avg$15.61
200d mov avg$15.11
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt01a

Bojangles' performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Bojangles', the benchmark is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
BOJABojangles'5.37%20.52%0.00%

Bojangles' competitors

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