EEFT stock: buy or sell?

EEFT stock price: $129.87 -5.89% At close on February 25th, 2020

Updated on:
February 25th, 2020

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Euronet Worldwide shares collapsed -5.89% to $129.87 today. With Tuesday it's been 4 red days in a row.

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. provides payment and transaction processing and distribution solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers, and individual consumers worldwide.

Should I buy EEFT stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to choose your own trading strategy 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.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Euronet Worldwide 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 Euronet Worldwide stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for EEFT stock for the last 30 days.

EEFT stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Euronet Worldwide collapsed a chilling -5.89% and closed at $129.87.

Euronet Worldwide shares collapsed -5.89% to $129.87 today. Since Feb/11 when EEFT stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-28.06 per share (-17.77%).

EEFT stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Euronet Worldwide ended this week at $129.87 and plummed a hair-raising -7.47%. Counting this, it's been 3 sliding weeks in a row, loosing $-28.69 (-18.20%).

Euronet Worldwide finally fell under the support line and now is sliding further into fresh lows looking for new supports. Since mid February, when EEFT stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-28.69 per share (-18.09%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Far behind is the all-time high Euronet Worldwide hit early July and since then the price is -24.16% below that top.

EEFT stock chart (weekly)

EEFT stock price history

EEFT IPO was on March 7th, 1997 at $16.25 per share1. Since then, EEFT stock grew a 699.20%, with an average of 31.80% per year. If you had invested right after EEFT's IPO a $1,000 in EEFT stock in 1997, it would worth $6,992.00 today.

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

EEFT stock historical price chart

EEFT stock reached all-time highs on July with a price of $171.25.

EEFT stock price target

How 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. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price prediction for Euronet Worldwide stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Euronet Worldwide reported nice results for 2018-Q4 . Euronet Worldwide appreciated Earnings per Share (EPS) by 8.30%, beating experts of $1.21. Euronet Worldwide posted $1.31.
EEFT earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a0.96n/a
2017-Q32017-10-201.61.610.6%
2017-Q42018-02-071.121.130.9%
2018-Q12018-04-240.680.66-2.9%
2018-Q22018-07-241.261.260.0%
2018-Q32018-10-182.042.092.5%
2018-Q42019-02-071.211.318.3%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an astounding growth of 12.62% to $2,536.63 M USD. In contrary, its income margin (compared to revenues) appreciated to 9.18%, that is $232.85 million.

EEFT annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$1,410 M-$88 M6.2%-
2014$1,664 M18.02%$102 M6.1%15.52%
2015$1,772 M6.50%$99 M5.6%-2.79%
2016$1,959 M10.51%$174 M8.9%76.52%
2017$2,252 M15.00%$157 M7.0%-10.07%
2018$2,537 M12.62%$233 M9.2%48.46%

Quarterly financial results

Euronet Worldwide posted $649.39 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -9.11% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $59.99 million with a profit margin of 9.24%. Profit margin eased a -5.14% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 14.38%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Euronet Worldwide sales marked a great gain and jumped a 7.40%.
EEFT quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$537 M-$51 M9.6%-
2017-Q3$638 M18.87%$100 M15.7%95.23%
2017-Q4$605 M-5.20%$-23 M-3.8%-122.87%
2018-Q1$551 M-8.95%$26 M4.8%-215.17%
2018-Q2$622 M13.03%$44 M7.0%65.54%
2018-Q3$715 M14.83%$103 M14.4%134.94%
2018-Q4$649 M-9.11%$60 M9.2%-41.60%
2019-Q1$578 M-11.07%$35 M6.0%-42.49%

Euronet Worldwide ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Euronet Worldwide, 3.89% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for EEFT stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

EEFT
Market cap$7.0 B
Total shares54.0 M
Float shares53.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)95.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%

EEFT summary

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Open$138.17
Close$129.87
Day range$129.26 - $138.17
Previous close$138.00
Session gain-5.89%
Average true range$4.69
50d mov avg$156.43
100d mov avg$152.91
200d mov avg$154.34
Daily patternlt03c
Weekly pattern lt01c

Euronet Worldwide performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Euronet Worldwide stock.
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EEFTEuronet Worldwide-17.38%-15.20%-4.06%

Euronet Worldwide competitors

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