BR stock: buy or sell?
March 31st, 2020
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. provides investor communications and technology-driven solutions for the financial services industry worldwide.
Should I buy BR stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. 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. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Broadridge Financial Solutions stock situation right now, therefore 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 Broadridge Financial Solutions stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for BR stock for the last month.
BR stock analysis
After boosting an amazing 5.54% yesterday, Broadridge Financial Solutions closed today at $94.89 and eased an awful -2.11%.
After boosting an amazing 5.54% yesterday, Broadridge Financial Solutions closed today at $94.89 and eased an awful -2.11%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on January, BR fell $-33.85 per share (-26.29%).
Broadridge Financial Solutions shares escalated 3.63% this week, ending at $94.89. By mid March BR plunged a bloodcurdling -14.22% in just one week.
Far behind is the all-time high Broadridge Financial Solutions marked by mid July 2019 and since then the price is -29.73% below that top. Since late January, when BR stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-35.42 per share (-27.18%). Stocks under the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.
BR stock price history
BR stock went public on April 2nd, 2007 with a price of $14.931. Since then, BR stock surged a 535.60%, with a yearly average of 44.60%. If you had invested $1,000 in BR stock in 2007, it would worth $5,356.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
BR stock historical price chart
BR stock reached all-time highs on July with a price of $135.03.
BR stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. 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 have not found any price prediction for Broadridge Financial Solutions stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareBroadridge Financial Solutions let down experts when it published an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $0.56 when the market consensus was $0.71.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a good gain of 4.52% to $4,329.90 million USD. In line, its earnings margin (compared to sales) inched to 9.88%, that is $427.90 million. To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Broadridge Financial Solutions, 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-Q4 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Broadridge Financial Solutions TTM sales up to December 2018 were $4,318.50 and income was $442.50 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Broadridge Financial Solutions business evolution since June 2018: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed stable a tight -0.26%. Aligned with this, profit margin (net income/revenues) remained steady at 9.88%.
|2013||$2,430 M||-||$212 M8.7%||-|
|2014||$2,560 M||5.35%||$263 M10.3%||24.00%|
|2015||$2,694 M||5.24%||$287 M10.7%||9.16%|
|2016||$2,897 M||7.53%||$308 M10.6%||7.11%|
|2017||$4,143 M||43.00%||$327 M7.9%||6.28%|
|2018||$4,330 M||4.52%||$428 M9.9%||30.94%|
|TTM||$4,319 M||-0.26%||$443 M10.2%||3.41%|
Quarterly financial resultsBroadridge Financial Solutions posted $953.40 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -1.99% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $49.90 M with a profit margin of 5.23%. Profit margin declined a -2.65% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 7.88%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Broadridge Financial Solutions sales marked a fateful loss and slipped a -5.86%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Broadridge Financial Solutions posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$1,010 M||-||$76 M7.5%||-|
|2017-Q2||$1,370 M||35.64%||$187 M13.7%||146.51%|
|2017-Q3||$925 M||-32.50%||$50 M5.4%||-73.33%|
|2017-Q4||$1,013 M||9.52%||$62 M6.1%||24.45%|
|2018-Q1||$1,072 M||5.84%||$109 M10.2%||75.68%|
|2018-Q2||$1,320 M||23.18%||$207 M15.7%||89.55%|
|2018-Q3||$973 M||-26.33%||$77 M7.9%||-62.91%|
|2018-Q4||$953 M||-1.99%||$50 M5.2%||-34.94%|
Broadridge Financial Solutions ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Broadridge Financial Solutions, 24.77% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Broadridge Financial Solutions stock, 41.01% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for BR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$10.9 B|
|Total shares||114.8 M|
|Float shares||114.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||41.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||24.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Tuesday, March 31st, 2020|
|Day range||$93.66 - $97.26|
|Average true range||$7.97|
|50d mov avg||$110.54|
|100d mov avg||$116.17|
|200d mov avg||$120.99|
Broadridge Financial Solutions performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Broadridge Financial Solutions stock.
Broadridge Financial Solutions competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Broadridge Financial Solutions competitor. This doesn't mean Broadridge Financial Solutions does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest BR stock news
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