Bristow stock: buy or sell?

BRS stock price: $0.08 14.29% At close on May 17th, 2019

Updated on:
May 17th, 2019


On May BRS plunged a spooky -314.29%. After sliding a spooky -314.29% on May, Bristow closed on May at $0.08 and rocketed an astounding 14.29%. May session broke a read streak of 4 sessions.

Bristow Group Inc. provides industrial aviation services to the offshore energy companies in Europe Caspian, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific.

Should I buy Bristow stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. 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 we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Bristow stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.

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

Is Bristow 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 BRS stock for the last month.

Bristow stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding a spooky -314.29% on May, Bristow closed on May at $0.08 and rocketed an astounding 14.29%.

After sliding a spooky -314.29% on May, Bristow closed on May at $0.08 and rocketed an astounding 14.29%. BRS marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $0.44 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation. Since last February when BRS stock price broke down the SMA50d line, it slid $-3.16 per share (-97.53%).

BRS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Bristow shares collapsed -72.41% by mid May, ending at $0.08. Early April BRS climbed a super good 8.26% in just one week. Counting this, it's been 3 sliding weeks in a row, loosing $-0.40 (-85.11%).

Since late July 2018, when BRS stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-14.45 per share (-99.45%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

BRS stock chart (weekly)

Bristow stock price history

Bristow stock went public on March 26th, 1990 with a price of $10.051. Since then, BRS stock lost a -99.20%, with a yearly average of -3.40%.

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

Bristow stock historical price chart

BRS stock reached 52-week highs at $18.91, and all-time highs 2013-11-08 with a price of 78.62.

Bristow stock price target

Nobody 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. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last month we have not detected any price forecast for Bristow stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On February, Bristow failed to meet the forecasts of the analysts and reported a disappointing EPS of $-0.57 per share when experts were expecting $-0.59.
BRS earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a beatiful growth of 3.17% to $1,444.96 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, improving that, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) declined a -1.36% to -13.54%.

To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Bristow, 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 Bristow TTM sales up to December 2018 were $1,408.32 and earnings were $-363.14 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Bristow business evolution since March 2018: Annual sales up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, decreased an unpleasant -2.54%. By contrast, profit margin (net income/sales) collapsed at -13.54%.

BRS annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$0.25 M-$-1.47 M-588.0%-
2014$1,670 M667,900.00%$187 M11.2%-12,803.40%
2014$0.25 M-99.99%$-2.90 M-1160.0%-101.55%
2015$1,859 M743,368.00%$84 M4.5%-3,006.90%
2015$0.40 M-99.98%$-2.66 M-665.0%-103.16%
2016$1,716 M428,777.50%$-72.44 M-4.2%2,623.38%
2016$0.04 M-100.00%$-0.78 M-1950.0%-98.92%
2017$1,401 M3,501,150.00%$-170.54 M-12.2%21,763.59%
2018$1,445 M3.17%$-195.66 M-13.5%14.73%
TTM $1,408 M-2.54%$-363.14 M-25.8%85.60%

Quarterly financial results

Bristow posted $331.33 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -5.51% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-85.94 M with a profit margin of -25.94%. Profit margin climbed a 15.18% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -41.12%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Bristow sales marked a godawful slide and eased a -8.15%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Bristow posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
BRS quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$336 M-$-78.04 M-23.2%-
2017-Q2$352 M4.74%$-55.28 M-15.7%-29.16%
2017-Q3$374 M6.12%$-31.21 M-8.4%-43.54%
2017-Q4$361 M-3.46%$-8.27 M-2.3%-73.49%
2018-Q1$358 M-0.64%$-100.90 M-28.1%1,119.64%
2018-Q2$368 M2.64%$-32.11 M-8.7%-68.18%
2018-Q3$351 M-4.69%$-144.19 M-41.1%349.08%
2018-Q4$331 M-5.51%$-85.94 M-25.9%-40.40%

Bristow ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Bristow, of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Bristow:

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%

Bristow summary

Friday, May 17th, 2019
Day range$0.07 - $0.08
Previous close$0.07
Session gain14.29%
Average true range$0.06
50d mov avg$0.86
100d mov avg$1.72
200d mov avg$5.76
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lt11c

Bristow performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. For Bristow, the benchmark is made against .

Bristow competitors

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