BVSN stock: buy or sell?

BVSN stock price: $4.05 -1.46% At close on April 6th, 2020

Updated on:
April 6th, 2020

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Shares of BroadVision slightly fell an awful -1.46% and closed at $4.05. On Tuesday BVSN skyrocketed an amazing 6.98%. On Wednesday BVSN collapsed a spooky -6.17%.

BroadVision, Inc. develops, markets, and supports enterprise portal applications that enable companies to unify their e-business infrastructure and conduct interactions and transactions with employees, partners, and customers through a personalized self-service model.

Should I buy BVSN 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 choose and when is the best moment 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.

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

Is BroadVision stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for BVSN stock for the last 30 days.

BVSN stock analysis

Daily outlook

BroadVision slightly fell an awful -1.46% and closed at $4.05.

Shares of BroadVision slightly fell an awful -1.46% and closed at $4.05. For the last 12 days when BVSN stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $2.38 (142.51%).

BVSN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting a dazzling 18.00% in a week last week, BroadVision closed this week at $4.05 and depreciated a bad -1.46%. By mid March BVSN collapsed a scary -16.67% in just one week.

Late March BVSN price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since late September 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, BVSN price gained $2.36 per share (139.64%).

BVSN stock chart (weekly)

BVSN stock price history

BVSN IPO was on June 21st, 1996 at $179.00 per share1. Since then, BVSN stock lost a -97.70%, with a yearly average of -4.20%.

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

BVSN stock historical price chart

BVSN stock reached 52-week highs on Tuesday at $4.37, and all-time highs 2000-03-06 with a price of 20967.

BVSN 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. 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 detected any price prediction for BroadVision stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when BroadVision presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
BVSN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.52n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.48n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.5n/a
2017-Q42018-02-14n/a-0.52n/a
2018-Q12018-05-11n/a-0.3n/a
2018-Q22018-08-13n/a-0.43n/a
2018-Q32018-11-13n/a-0.34n/a
2018-Q42019-03-27n/an/an/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, BroadVision annual turnover plummed a dreadful -20.54% to $5.05 million dollars from $6.36 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) skyrocketed a 17.13% to -138.59%.

BVSN annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$16 M-$-5.42 M-34.7%-
2014$14 M-12.92%$-9.48 M-69.8%74.93%
2015$9.44 M-30.50%$-11.44 M-121.1%20.63%
2016$7.94 M-15.91%$-9.49 M-119.5%-17.07%
2017$6.36 M-19.94%$-9.90 M-155.7%4.36%
2018$5.05 M-20.54%$-7.00 M-138.6%-29.29%

Quarterly financial results

BroadVision posted $1.24 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 28.73% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-1.63 M with a profit margin of -131.51%. Profit margin boosted a 46.50% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -178.01%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, BroadVision sales marked a frightening slide and plunged a -16.09%.
BVSN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$1.81 M-$-2.60 M-143.6%-
2017-Q2$1.62 M-10.50%$-2.36 M-145.7%-9.23%
2017-Q3$1.46 M-10.19%$-2.50 M-172.0%6.02%
2017-Q4$1.48 M1.65%$-2.44 M-164.8%-2.60%
2018-Q1$1.60 M8.38%$-1.49 M-93.1%-38.78%
2018-Q2$1.24 M-22.46%$-2.16 M-173.8%44.77%
2018-Q3$0.96 M-22.45%$-1.72 M-178.0%-20.56%
2018-Q4$1.24 M28.73%$-1.63 M-131.5%-4.90%

BroadVision ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

BroadVision shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 67.08% of all shares.

In case of BroadVision stock, 5.45% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for BVSN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

BVSN
Market cap$20.5 M
Total shares5.1 M
Float shares2.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)5.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)67.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

BVSN summary

Monday, April 6th, 2020
Open$4.05
Close$4.05
Day range$4.05 - $4.10
Previous close$4.11
Session gain-1.46%
Average true range$0.54
50d mov avg$2.83
100d mov avg$2.84
200d mov avg$2.27
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

BroadVision performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. In the following table, we compare BroadVision performance to :
Stock3m6m12m
BVSNBroadVision63.97%71.61%204.51%

BroadVision competitors

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