CALI stock: buy or sell?

CALI stock price: $0.02 -96.00% At close on December 6th, 2019

Updated on:
December 6th, 2019

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After climbing for 4 days, Dec 6th China Auto Logistics collapsed a hair-raising -96.00%, closing at $0.02.

China Auto Logistics Inc., together with its subsidiaries, sells and trades in imported automobiles in the People's Republic of China.

Should I buy CALI stock?

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Currently, China Auto Logistics 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 China Auto Logistics stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for CALI stock for the last 30 days.

CALI stock analysis

Daily outlook

After climbing for 4 days, Dec/6 China Auto Logistics collapsed a hair-raising -96.00%, closing at $0.02.

After climbing for 4 days, December 6th China Auto Logistics collapsed a hair-raising -96.00%, closing at $0.02. CALI is soaring again after a 27.27% correction from its last top on June at $0.55. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed down on January, CALI fell $-1.08 per share (-98.18%).

CALI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After climbing for 4 weeks, this week China Auto Logistics plummed a spooky -96.00%, closing at $0.02. Late July CALI rocketed an extraordinary 20.00% in just one week.

If you observe the weekly chart, price is in a simple uptrend, tested $0.40 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $0.55.

CALI stock chart (weekly)

CALI stock price history

CALI stock went public on August 28th, 2009 with a price of $20.701. Since then, CALI stock lost a -99.90%, with a yearly average of -10.00%.

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

CALI stock historical price chart

CALI stock reached 52-week highs at $8.77, and all-time highs 2009-09-29 with a price of 38.1.

CALI stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' CALI stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for China Auto Logistics stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when China Auto Logistics published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
CALI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2016-Q3-n/an/an/a
2016-Q4-n/an/an/a
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q22017-08-14n/a-0.08n/a
2017-Q32017-11-14n/a-0.23n/a
2017-Q42018-04-03n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-07-02n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2016, China Auto Logistics annual turnover stepped up a fine 4.22% to $467.06 M USD from $448.13 marked in 2015. Aligned with this, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) inched to 0.85%, that is $3.98 million.

To have an updated view of the financial situation of China Auto Logistics, 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-Q1 that can be compared to 2016 fiscal year results. Annual China Auto Logistics TTM sales up to March 2018 were $263.99 and earnings were $-1.28 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem China Auto Logistics business evolution since December 2016: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, collapsed a spooky -43.48%. Improving that, profit margin (net income/sales) slightly fell at 0.85%.

CALI annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2012$591 M-$2.57 M0.4%-
2013$459 M-22.34%$0.52 M0.1%-79.60%
2014$402 M-12.40%$-26.86 M-6.7%-5,224.04%
2015$448 M11.40%$-12.01 M-2.7%-55.28%
2016$467 M4.22%$3.98 M0.9%-133.16%
TTM $264 M-43.48%$-1.28 M-0.5%-132.17%

Quarterly financial results

Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was nan%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, China Auto Logistics sales marked a dreadful slide and plummed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, China Auto Logistics posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
CALI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2016-Q3$96 M-$-0.20 M-0.2%-
2016-Q4$140 M45.27%$0.06 M0.0%-129.17%
2017-Q1$111 M-20.98%$-0.14 M-0.1%-331.81%
2017-Q2$139 M25.54%$-0.34 M-0.2%152.95%
2017-Q3$125 M-9.75%$-0.94 M-0.8%174.60%

China Auto Logistics ownership

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

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For China Auto Logistics, 75.70% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to China Auto Logistics:

CALIAUTOLADMARK
Market cap$0.1 M$31.6 M$3.6 B$28.9 M
Total shares4.8 M13.2 M22.6 M49.1 M
Float shares2.4 M8.1 M20.0 M35.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%23.3%111.9%22.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)75.7%34.0%1.8%33.7%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

CALI summary

Friday, December 6th, 2019
Open$0.02
Close$0.02
Day range$0.02 - $0.02
Previous close$0.50
Session gain-96.00%
Average true range$0.05
50d mov avg$0.62
100d mov avg$0.70
200d mov avg$1.72
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lb01a

China Auto Logistics performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. For China Auto Logistics, the benchmark is made against AutoWeb, Lithia Motors and Remark.
Stock3m6m12m
CALIChina Auto Logist...-96.92%-96.00%-99.12%
AUTOAutoWeb-4.76%-31.62%13.74%
LADLithia Motors21.27%37.79%123.74%
MARKRemark-39.80%-37.89%-68.28%

China Auto Logistics competitors

We chose a few stocks to conform a list of China Auto Logistics competitors to review if you are interested in investing in CALI: