BOJA stock: buy or sell?

BOJA stock price: $16.10 0.06% At close on January 24th, 2019

Updated on:
January 24th, 2019

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Shares of Bojangles' closed at $16.10 and remained stable a tight 0.06%. January 24th, 2019 was the fourth climbing day in a row, gaining 0.37%.

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.

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 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

Daily outlook

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%).

BOJA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 target

Nobody 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 Share

Bojangles' 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.
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 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%

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' 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%.
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 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:

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

Thursday, January 24th, 2019
Open$16.08
Close$16.10
Day range$16.07 - $16.10
Previous close$16.09
Session gain0.06%
Average true range$0.03
50d mov avg$16.06
100d mov avg$15.57
200d mov avg$15.09
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt01a

Bojangles' performance

To 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 :
Stock3m6m12m
BOJABojangles'5.44%20.60%32.51%

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.