DYSL stock: buy or sell?

DYSL stock price: $1.45 19.83% At close on October 18th, 2019

Updated on:
October 18th, 2019

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After sliding a chilling -7.44% on Tuesday, Dynasil Corporation of America closed on October/18 at $1.45 and boosted an outstanding 19.83%.

Dynasil Corporation of America develops, markets, manufactures, and sells detection, sensing, and analysis technology and optical components in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy DYSL 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 plan that fits your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

Currently, Dynasil Corporation of America 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 Dynasil Corporation of America stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for DYSL stock for the last month.

DYSL stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding a chilling -7.44% on Tuesday, Dynasil Corporation of America closed on October 18th at $1.45 and boosted an outstanding 19.83%.

After sliding a chilling -7.44% on Tuesday, Dynasil Corporation of America closed on October 18th at $1.45 and boosted an outstanding 19.83%. Since Oct 3rd when DYSL stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $0.60 (70.59%). Since last July when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, DYSL price gained $0.37 per share (34.26%). From a daily perspective, DYSL is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($0.85, on October 2nd) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($1.85, on October 7th) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top DYSL might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $1.85 or down under $0.85.

DYSL stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Dynasil Corporation of America shares skyrocketed 11.54% this week, ending at $1.45. Late August DYSL collapsed a frightening -26.83% in just one week. Counting this, it's been 5 green weeks in a row, gaining $0.57 or 67.06%.

In a weekly time frame, Dynasil Corporation of America stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, DYSL might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since late September when DYSL stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $0.52 (55.91%).

DYSL stock chart (weekly)

DYSL stock price history

DYSL stock went public on April 19th, 2000 with a price of $1.501. Since then, DYSL stock declined a -3.30%, with a yearly average of -0.20%.

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

DYSL stock historical price chart

DYSL stock reached 52-week highs on Oct 7th at $1.85, and all-time highs 2011-03-23 with a price of 7.48.

DYSL stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' DYSL stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price prediction for Dynasil Corporation of America stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since February, when Dynasil Corporation of America presented its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
DYSL earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.01n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.02n/a
2017-Q4-n/a-0.01n/a
2018-Q12018-05-14n/a0.01n/a
2018-Q22018-08-14n/a0.02n/a
2018-Q32018-12-21n/a0.05n/a
2018-Q42019-02-13n/a-0.01n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a phenomenal gain of 9.11% to $40.68 M USD. Nonetheless, its earnings margin (compared to sales) declined to 4.33%, that is $1.76 million.

Dynasil Corporation of America presents anual results in September, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Dynasil Corporation of America TTM sales up to December 2018 were $41.52 and income $2.50 M dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Dynasil Corporation of America business evolution since September 2018: Annual turnover up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, appreciated a slightly fine 2.06%. Regarding profit margin, Dynasil Corporation of America stepped up 1.70% to 4.33%

DYSL annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$43 M-$-8.73 M-20.4%-
2014$42 M-1.03%$2.07 M4.9%-123.73%
2015$41 M-4.19%$-0.23 M-0.6%-111.29%
2016$43 M7.17%$0.69 M1.6%-394.02%
2017$37 M-14.18%$2.19 M5.9%218.75%
2018$41 M9.11%$1.76 M4.3%-19.74%
TTM $42 M2.06%$2.50 M6.0%42.10%

Quarterly financial results

Dynasil Corporation of America reported $10.03 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -6.25% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-0.09 million with a profit margin of -0.93%. Profit margin slipped a -9.15% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 8.23%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Dynasil Corporation of America sales marked a cool growth and escalated a 9.13%.
DYSL quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$10 M-$-0.06 M-0.5%-
2017-Q2$9 M-12.39%$-0.15 M-1.7%172.73%
2017-Q3$9 M4.29%$-0.41 M-4.5%174.67%
2017-Q4$9 M-0.33%$-0.80 M-8.7%93.45%
2018-Q1$10 M11.60%$1.32 M12.9%-266.00%
2018-Q2$11 M2.80%$0.39 M3.7%-70.45%
2018-Q3$11 M1.46%$0.88 M8.2%125.06%
2018-Q4$10 M-6.25%$-0.09 M-0.9%-110.57%

Dynasil Corporation of America ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.

Dynasil Corporation of America shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 45.24% of all shares.

In case of Dynasil Corporation of America stock, 4.52% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for DYSL stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Dynasil Corporation of America:

DYSL
Market cap$25.5 M
Total shares17.6 M
Float shares8.2 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)4.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)45.2%
Shares in short selling0.0%

DYSL summary

Friday, October 18th, 2019
Open$1.45
Close$1.45
Day range$1.45 - $1.45
Previous close$1.21
Session gain19.83%
Average true range$0.17
50d mov avg$1.05
100d mov avg$1.04
200d mov avg$1.03
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lt06a

Dynasil Corporation of America performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Dynasil Corporation of America, the benchmark is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
DYSL34.26%33.03%21.85%

Dynasil Corporation of America competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Dynasil Corporation of America competitor. This doesn't mean Dynasil Corporation of America does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.