Cummins stock: buy or sell?
February 21st, 2020
Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products worldwide.
Should I buy Cummins stock?You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. That's why is so important to define your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Cummins stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Cummins stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for CMI stock for the last month.
Cummins stock analysis
Shares of Cummins stayed stable a tiny 0.20% and closed at $167.46.
Shares of Cummins stayed stable a tiny 0.20% and closed at $167.46. On February/12 CMI price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. From a daily perspective, CMI is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($163.10, on Tuesday) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($169.71, on Thursday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top CMI might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $169.71 or down under $163.10. On December, CMI hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $184.19 recorded on December. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
Shares of Cummins appreciated a slightly good 1.20% this week. With this, it's been 3 climbing weeks in a row, soaring a 5.21%. Late January CMI collapsed a chilling -5.74% in just one week.
Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now trading upwards to the $184.41 resistance. Not so far away is the last all-time high Cummins marked early December. Last week CMI price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
Cummins stock price history
Cummins stock historical price chart
CMI stock reached all-time highs on December with a price of $184.41.
Cummins stock price targetHow 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. 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 detected any price target for Cummins stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, Cummins failed to meet the estimates of the analysts and reported a rough EPS of $3.48 per share when experts were expecting $3.82.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an astounding increase of 16.36% to $23,771.00 M dollars. Nonetheless, its income margin (compared to sales) gained to 9.01%, that is $2,141.00 million.
|2013||$17,300 M||-||$1,480 M8.6%||-|
|2014||$19,221 M||11.10%||$1,651 M8.6%||11.55%|
|2015||$19,110 M||-0.58%||$1,399 M7.3%||-15.26%|
|2016||$17,509 M||-8.38%||$1,394 M8.0%||-0.36%|
|2017||$20,428 M||16.67%||$999 M4.9%||-28.34%|
|2018||$23,771 M||16.36%||$2,141 M9.0%||114.31%|
Quarterly financial resultsCummins posted $6,126.00 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 3.08% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $579.00 million with a profit margin of 9.45%. Profit margin decreased a -2.19% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 11.64%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Cummins sales marked a cool gain and boosted a 11.87%.
|2017-Q2||$5,080 M||-||$424 M8.3%||-|
|2017-Q3||$5,285 M||4.04%||$453 M8.6%||6.84%|
|2017-Q4||$5,476 M||3.61%||$-274 M-5.0%||-160.49%|
|2018-Q1||$5,570 M||1.72%||$325 M5.8%||-218.61%|
|2018-Q2||$6,132 M||10.09%||$545 M8.9%||67.69%|
|2018-Q3||$5,943 M||-3.08%||$692 M11.6%||26.97%|
|2018-Q4||$6,126 M||3.08%||$579 M9.5%||-16.33%|
|2019-Q1||$6,004 M||-1.99%||$663 M11.0%||14.51%|
Cummins ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's 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 Cummins, 0.32% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for CMI 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 companies:
|Market cap||$25.2 B|
|Total shares||150.7 M|
|Float shares||149.7 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||85.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 21st, 2020|
|Day range||$163.56 - $167.53|
|Average true range||$4.03|
|50d mov avg||$171.21|
|100d mov avg||$171.64|
|200d mov avg||$164.57|
Cummins performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Cummins performance to :
Cummins competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Cummins competitor. This doesn't mean Cummins does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
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