COUP stock: buy or sell?
May 20th, 2019
Coupa Software Incorporated provides cloud-based spend management platform. The company's platform connects organization with suppliers globally; and provides visibility into and control over how companies spend money, as well as enables businesses to achieve savings that drive profitability.
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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for Coupa Software stock now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Coupa Software stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we collected 13 ratings published for COUP stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for COUP stock, with 8 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-5-13||Bank of America||n/a||Buy|
|2019-3-8||Royal Bank of Canada||Outperform||Sell|
|2019-3-8||Royal Bank of Canada||Outperform||Outperform|
|2019-3-8||Morgan Stanley||Equal Weight||Equal Weight|
|2019-3-12||Needham & Company LLC||n/a||Buy|
|2019-2-1||Goldman Sachs Group||n/a||Buy|
COUP stock analysis
After several days of continuous hikes in past weeks, Coupa Software depreciated -0.48% to $109.45.
After several days of continuous rises in past weeks, Coupa Software depreciated -0.48% to $109.45. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on January, COUP climbed $50.69 (86.27%). Since February when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, COUP price gained $17.55 per share (19.10%). On Thursday, COUP hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $107.90 recorded on Wednesday. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
After boosting a phenomenal 5.39% in a week last week, Coupa Software closed this week at $109.45 and declined an ugly -0.48%. By mid April COUP plunged a dreadful -7.26% in just one week.
Coupa Software stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, COUP might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Not so far away is the last all-time high Coupa Software marked last week. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early January, COUP climbed $46.94 (75.09%). Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up late January, COUP price climbed $29.01 per share (36.06%).
COUP stock price history
COUP IPO was on October 6th, 2016 at $35.00 per share1. Since then, COUP stock surged a 212.70%, with a yearly average of 106.40%. If you had invested right after COUP's IPO a $1,000 in COUP stock in 2016, it would worth $2,127.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
COUP stock historical price chart
COUP stock reached all-time highs on Thursday with a price of $111.90.
COUP stock price target is $102.30How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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 30 days we found 10 price forecasts for Coupa Software stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-3-8||Royal Bank of Canada||Reiterates||n/a||$104.00||-|
|2019-3-8||Royal Bank of Canada||Raises Target||$84.00||$104.00||23.8%|
|2019-3-8||Morgan Stanley||Raises Target||$70.00||$76.00||8.6%|
|2019-3-13||Loop Capital||Raises Target||n/a||$105.00||-|
|2019-3-12||SunTrust Banks||Raises Target||n/a||$110.00||-|
|2019-3-12||Raymond James||Raises Target||$86.00||$107.00||24.4%|
|2019-3-12||Needham & Company LLC||Raises Target||n/a||$108.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareCoupa Software failed experts on March when it published an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $-0.18 when the analysts' forecast was $-0.26.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2018, last anual revenues report draw a super good growth of 39.40% to $260.37 million dollars. When comparing 2019 vs 2018, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) raised a 2.13% to -21.33%.
|2014||$51 M||-||$-27.30 M-53.7%||-|
|2015||$51 M||-0.01%||$-27.30 M-53.7%||0.00%|
|2015||$84 M||64.58%||$-46.16 M-55.2%||69.08%|
|2016||$84 M||0.00%||$-46.16 M-55.2%||-0.01%|
|2016||$134 M||59.87%||$-37.61 M-28.1%||-18.52%|
|2017||$134 M||0.00%||$-37.61 M-28.1%||-0.01%|
|2017||$187 M||39.62%||$-43.81 M-23.5%||16.49%|
|2018||$187 M||0.00%||$-43.81 M-23.5%||-0.01%|
|2019||$260 M||39.40%||$-55.52 M-21.3%||26.75%|
Quarterly financial resultsCoupa Software posted $74.91 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a 11.05% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-16.57 million with a profit margin of -22.12%. Profit margin slipped a -7.82% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -14.30%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Coupa Software sales marked an exceptional increase and skyrocketed a 39.36%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Coupa Software posted 7 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$41 M||-||$-10.04 M-24.4%||-|
|2017-Q3||$45 M||8.29%||$-13.74 M-30.8%||36.85%|
|2017-Q4||$47 M||6.26%||$-11.30 M-23.9%||-17.74%|
|2018-Q1||$54 M||13.54%||$-8.72 M-16.2%||-22.82%|
|2018-Q2||$56 M||4.84%||$-15.45 M-27.4%||77.16%|
|2018-Q3||$62 M||9.40%||$-13.85 M-22.5%||-10.35%|
|2018-Q4||$67 M||9.41%||$-9.65 M-14.3%||-30.38%|
|2019-Q1||$75 M||11.05%||$-16.57 M-22.1%||71.81%|
Coupa Software ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's worth to check its ownership structure.
Coupa Software shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.57% of all shares.
Bearish positions for COUP stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$6.7 B||$1.9 B||$117.5 M|
|Total shares||61.3 M||44.5 M||37.5 M|
|Float shares||53.6 M||43.9 M||32.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||100.9%||97.8%||37.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.6%||1.5%||14.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, May 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$107.00 - $111.19|
|Average true range||$4.69|
|50d mov avg||$96.73|
|100d mov avg||$89.26|
|200d mov avg||$78.11|
Coupa Software performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Coupa Software to Progress Software and Pixelworks: