CALI stock: buy or sell?

CALI stock price: $0.50 0.00% At close on July 1st, 2019

Updated on:
July 1st, 2019


On May CALI collapsed a bloodcurdling -124.14%. After boosting an amazing 10.00% on Jun 18th, China Auto Logistics closed on Jul/1 at $0.50 and remained steady a neutral 0.00%. Counting Jul/1, it's been 5 green days in a row, adding $0.21 or 32.31%.

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?

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. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. 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 China Auto Logistics stock situation right now, hence 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 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 publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CALI stock for the last month.

CALI stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an amazing 10.00% on June 18th, China Auto Logistics closed on Jul/1 at $0.50 and remained constant a neutral 0.00%.

After boosting an amazing 10.00% on Jun/18, China Auto Logistics closed on July/1 at $0.50 and remained constant a neutral 0.00%. Since last January when CALI stock price broke down the SMA50d line, it slid $-0.60 per share (-54.55%).

CALI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

By mid May CALI plummed a scary -116.67% in just one week. After boosting an extraordinary 10.00% in a week by mid June, China Auto Logistics closed this week at $0.50 and remained stable a neutral 0.00%. For 4 weeks in a row, price climbed and marked a profit of 30.77%.

CALI stock chart (weekly)

CALI stock price history

CALI IPO was on August 28th, 2009 at $20.70 per share1. Since then, CALI stock sliced a -97.60%, with a yearly average of -10.80%.

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

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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 month we have not found any price target for China Auto Logistics stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report , China Auto Logistics . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
CALI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2016, China Auto Logistics annual turnover appreciated a fine 4.22% to $467.06 million USD from $448.13 marked in 2015. In the same way, its profit margin (compared to revenues) grew to 0.85%, that is $3.98 million.

To have an up to date picture 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 income was $-1.28 M dollars. 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, plunged a scary -43.48%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/revenues) decreased at 0.85%.

CALI annual Sales and Income evolution
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 income marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was nan%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, China Auto Logistics sales marked a hair-raising decrease and plummed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, China Auto Logistics posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
CALI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
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 buy a stock, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.

China Auto Logistics shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 75.70% of all shares.

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.

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

Market cap$2.4 M$0.0 M$2.7 B$35.5 M
Total shares4.8 M0.0 M22.4 M32.8 M
Float shares2.4 M7.9 M18.4 M31.6 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

Monday, July 1st, 2019
Day range$0.50 - $0.50
Previous close$0.50
Session gain0.00%
Average true range$0.08
50d mov avg$0.72
100d mov avg$0.83
200d mov avg$1.90
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Weekly pattern lt03a

China Auto Logistics performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared China Auto Logistics against AutoWeb, Lithia Motors and Remark in the following table:
CALIChina Auto Logist...-41.18%-28.57%-82.01%
LADLithia Motors21.13%37.87%26.91%

China Auto Logistics competitors

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