CYREN stock: buy or sell?

CYRN stock price: $1.69 -3.43% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019

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Shares of CYREN closed today at $1.69 and collapsed a horrible -3.43%. On September/18 CYRN rocketed an extraordinary 6.67%.

CYREN Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, provides information security solutions for protecting Web, email, and mobile transactions in the United States, Germany, Europe, Asia, Israel, and internationally.

Should I buy CYREN 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 pick and when is the best time 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.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with CYREN stock situation right now, therefore 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 CYREN stock a buy?

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

CYREN stock analysis

Daily outlook

CYREN shares collapsed -3.43% to $1.69 today.

CYREN ended today at $1.69 and collapsed a horrible -3.43%.

CYRN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a dreadful -10.12% in a week last week, CYREN closed this week at $1.69 and grew a slightly fine 0.60%. Early September CYRN boosted an exceptional 13.51% in just one week.

Since late November 2018, when CYRN stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-1.26 per share (-42.71%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

CYRN stock chart (weekly)

CYREN stock price history

CYREN stock went public on July 13th, 1999 with a price of $63.001. Since then, CYRN stock declined a -97.30%, with a yearly average of -4.90%.

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

CYREN stock historical price chart

CYRN stock reached 52-week highs on October at $3.79, and all-time highs 2000-03-14 with a price of 205.5.

CYREN 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' CYRN 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 prediction for CYREN stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since February, when CYREN published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
CYRN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.06n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.07n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.09n/a
2017-Q4-n/a-0.16n/a
2018-Q12018-05-22n/a-0.1n/a
2018-Q22018-08-08n/a-0.07n/a
2018-Q32018-11-14n/a-0.07n/a
2018-Q42019-02-13n/a-0.08n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, CYREN annual revenues rocketed a super good 16.56% to $35.90 million dollars from $30.80 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, by contrast, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) decreased a -3.27% to -54.08%.

CYRN annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$32 M-$-9.87 M-30.6%-
2014$32 M-1.01%$-7.02 M-22.0%-28.92%
2015$28 M-13.04%$-4.80 M-17.3%-31.60%
2016$31 M11.60%$-6.21 M-20.1%29.46%
2017$31 M-0.59%$-15.65 M-50.8%151.86%
2018$36 M16.56%$-19.41 M-54.1%24.07%

Quarterly financial results

CYREN reported $9.51 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -0.52% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-5.57 M with a profit margin of -58.58%. Profit margin plummed a -12.28% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -46.30%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, CYREN sales marked an outstanding gain and boosted a 26.46%.
CYRN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$8 M-$-2.52 M-31.7%-
2017-Q2$8 M-2.51%$-2.66 M-34.3%5.56%
2017-Q3$8 M-2.56%$-3.63 M-48.0%36.39%
2017-Q4$8 M-0.52%$-7.53 M-100.1%107.44%
2018-Q1$8 M1.52%$-5.34 M-70.0%-29.01%
2018-Q2$9 M20.35%$-4.07 M-44.3%-23.79%
2018-Q3$10 M4.05%$-4.43 M-46.3%8.72%
2018-Q4$10 M-0.52%$-5.57 M-58.6%25.86%

CYREN ownership

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

CYREN shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 3.74% of all shares.

In case of CYREN stock, 71.45% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for CYRN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

CYRNCHKPGOOGLIBMINTC
Market cap$92.1 M$16.9 B$368.4 B$125.7 B$224.7 B
Total shares54.5 M155.4 M299.5 M885.9 M4,430.0 M
Float shares26.1 M115.6 M601.6 M884.5 M4,430.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)71.5%75.5%81.0%57.5%68.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.7%21.9%0.2%0.1%0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

CYREN summary

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Open$1.71
Close$1.69
Day range$1.69 - $1.77
Previous close$1.75
Session gain-3.43%
Average true range$0.16
50d mov avg$1.60
100d mov avg$1.71
200d mov avg$2.09
Daily patternlt01a
Weekly pattern

CYREN performance

To better understand CYREN performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We chose Check Point Software Technologies, Alphabet, International Business Machines, Intel, Microsoft, Proofpoint, Qualys, Symantec and Zix as the bechmarking frame for CYREN stock.
Stock3m6m12m
CYRNCYREN7.64%-22.12%-45.48%
CHKPCheck Point Softw...-4.62%-13.18%-7.52%
GOOGLAlphabet9.28%1.84%4.92%
IBMInternational Bus...3.13%4.16%-1.67%
INTCIntel7.59%-3.54%11.50%
MSFTMicrosoft2.14%19.97%23.96%
PFPTProofpoint12.79%6.34%21.74%
QLYSQualys-10.53%-5.45%-10.06%
SYMCSymantec14.59%4.87%15.47%
ZIXIZix-17.71%18.62%43.90%

CYREN competitors

We chose a few stocks to conform a list of CYREN competitors to examine if you are interested in investing in CYRN: