BOJA stock: buy or sell?
January 24th, 2019
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?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to 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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Bojangles' stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BOJA stock for the last 30 days.
BOJA stock analysis
Shares of Bojangles' closed at $16.10 and remained steady a tight 0.06%.
Bojangles' shares remained constant 0.06% to $16.10 . When BOJA stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $2.40 (17.52%). When SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, BOJA price slipped $-0.11 per share (-0.68%).
Bojangles' remained steady a slightly good 0.31% this week.
Having descending tops is not good news for traders invested in Bojangles'. Although it's only a warning signal, traders should be on alert during next weeks to identify possible new risks. You should be expectant to Bojangles' price to not slide under , as this would complicate possible price recovery in the short and mid-term. Late September 2018 BOJA price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Late April 2018, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 8.05%.
BOJA stock price history
BOJA IPO was on May 8th, 2015 at $26.75 per share1. Since then, BOJA stock declined a -39.80%, with a yearly average of -10.00%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
BOJA stock historical price chart
BOJA stock reached 52-week highs at $17.10, and all-time highs 2015-05-14 with a price of 28.45.
BOJA stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 target for Bojangles' stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareBojangles' presented outstanding results for 2018-Q3 . Bojangles' rocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 40.00%, beating experts of $0.15. Bojangles' posted $0.21. Bojangles' is reporting earnings for 2018-Q4 , with an expected Earnings per Share (EPS) of $0.22.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2017, Bojangles' annual turnover gained a tiny 2.92% to $547.44 million dollars from $531.88 marked in 2016. Likewise, its income margin (compared to sales) escalated to 13.15%, that is $72.01 million. Bojangles' presents anual results in December, and to compare 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, Bojangles' TTM sales up to September 2018 were $557.35 and earnings $53.56 million dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Bojangles' business evolution since December 2017: Annual sales up to September, compared to lastest yearly report, stepped up a slightly fine 1.81%. Regarding profit margin, Bojangles' decreased -3.54% to 13.15%
|2013||$375 M||-||$24 M6.5%||-|
|2014||$430 M||14.74%||$26 M6.1%||7.36%|
|2015||$488 M||13.41%||$27 M5.4%||1.55%|
|2016||$532 M||8.95%||$38 M7.1%||42.19%|
|2017||$547 M||2.92%||$72 M13.2%||90.92%|
|TTM||$557 M||1.81%||$54 M9.6%||-25.62%|
Quarterly financial resultsBojangles' posted $138.67 M in revenues for 2018-Q3, a -1.31% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-2.71 million 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 revenues to same quarter last year, Bojangles' sales marked a good growth and grew a 3.93%.
|2016-Q4||$139 M||-||$10 M7.0%||-|
|2017-Q1||$132 M||-5.69%||$8 M5.8%||-22.40%|
|2017-Q2||$134 M||2.18%||$9 M6.4%||13.12%|
|2017-Q3||$133 M||-0.70%||$7 M5.2%||-19.29%|
|2017-Q4||$141 M||5.44%||$49 M34.9%||606.35%|
|2018-Q1||$137 M||-2.27%||$5 M3.4%||-90.45%|
|2018-Q2||$141 M||2.19%||$2 M1.7%||-48.13%|
|2018-Q3||$139 M||-1.31%||$-3 M-2.0%||-211.38%|
Bojangles' ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Bojangles' 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:
|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%|
|Thursday, January 24th, 2019|
|Day range||$16.07 - $16.10|
|Average true range||$0.03|
|50d mov avg||$16.06|
|100d mov avg||$15.57|
|200d mov avg||$15.09|
Bojangles' performanceTo better understand Bojangles' performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare Bojangles' performance to :