DYSL stock: buy or sell?

DYSL stock price: $1.02 10.87% At close on February 13th, 2020

Updated on:
February 13th, 2020

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After sliding a dreadful -10.87% on Feb/12, Dynasil Corporation of America closed on February/13 at $1.02 and rocketed an exceptional 10.87%.

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?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Dynasil Corporation of America 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 doesn't mean DYSL will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Dynasil Corporation of America stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for DYSL stock for the last month.

DYSL stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding a dreadful -10.87% on February 12th, Dynasil Corporation of America closed on Feb 13th at $1.02 and rocketed an exceptional 10.87%.

After sliding a dreadful -10.87% on Feb 12th, Dynasil Corporation of America closed on Feb/13 at $1.02 and rocketed an exceptional 10.87%. Since July when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, DYSL price slipped $-0.06 per share (-5.56%).

DYSL stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Dynasil Corporation of America shares stayed constant 0.00% by mid February, ending at $1.02. Early January DYSL plummed a frightening -15.79% in just one week. For 5 weeks in a row, price soared and marked a profit of 6.36%. By mid January DYSL rocketed an exceptional 6.86% in just one week.

The downtrend marked by DYSL has left consecutive falling peaks and bottoms. There is an opportunity to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Late January, 20w simple moving average crossed up 40w SMA.

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 lost a -32.00%, with a yearly average of -1.70%.

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

DYSL stock historical price chart

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

DYSL stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 have not found any price target for Dynasil Corporation of America stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report , Dynasil Corporation of America . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
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 sales report draw a superb gain of 9.11% to $40.68 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) depreciated a -1.56% to 4.33%.

To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Dynasil Corporation of America, 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-Q4 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Dynasil Corporation of America TTM sales up to December 2018 were $41.52 and earnings were $2.50 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Dynasil Corporation of America business evolution since September 2018: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, appreciated a slightly good 2.06%. Aligned with this, profit margin (net income/sales) raised at 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% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-0.09 million with a profit margin of -0.93%. Profit margin fell a -9.15% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 8.23%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Dynasil Corporation of America sales marked a cool increase 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 invest in a stock, it's always 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 Dynasil Corporation of America, 61.01% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Dynasil Corporation of America stock, 6.51% 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.

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

DYSL
Market cap$15.3 M
Total shares15.0 M
Float shares5.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)6.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)61.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

DYSL summary

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
Open$0.99
Close$1.02
Day range$0.95 - $1.02
Previous close$0.92
Session gain10.87%
Average true range$0.06
50d mov avg$1.10
100d mov avg$1.06
200d mov avg$1.05
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt02a

Dynasil Corporation of America performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Dynasil Corporation of America against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
DYSL-32.00%-8.11%-2.86%

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.