EFOI stock: buy or sell?
May 21st, 2019
Energy Focus, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells energy-efficient lighting systems in the United States and internationally.
Should I buy EFOI stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we 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 Energy Focus stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Energy Focus stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for EFOI stock for the last 30 days.
EFOI stock analysis
After sliding for 4 sessions, Tuesday Energy Focus boosted a dazzling 8.16%, closing at $0.53.
After sliding a frightening -6.12% yesterday, Energy Focus closed today at $0.53 and boosted a dazzling 8.16%. EFOI marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $0.60 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on April, EFOI fell $-0.62 per share (-53.91%).
After sliding a spooky -7.69% in a week last week, Energy Focus closed this week at $0.53 and stepped up a nice 1.92%. Early April EFOI climbed an exceptional 27.03% in just one week.
Energy Focus is sliding further to find new supports after crossing down the support. Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down early April, EFOI fell $-0.69 per share (-56.56%).
EFOI stock price history
EFOI IPO was on August 18th, 1994 at $4.75 per share1. Since then, EFOI stock sliced a -88.80%, with a yearly average of -3.70%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
EFOI stock historical price chart
EFOI stock reached 52-week highs on June at $2.54, and all-time highs 2015-09-09 with a price of 29.2.
EFOI stock price targetHow 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. 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 forecast for Energy Focus stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn April, Energy Focus reported its latest financial data, posting an amazing climb for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Experts were expecting $-0.15 per share, but Energy Focus posted $-0.24.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Energy Focus annual revenues fell a horrible -8.76% to $18.11 M USD from $19.85 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) rose a 6.45% to -50.32%.
|2013||$22 M||-||$-6.95 M-32.3%||-|
|2014||$29 M||34.52%||$-5.85 M-20.2%||-15.90%|
|2015||$64 M||122.37%||$8.78 M13.6%||-250.21%|
|2016||$31 M||-51.87%||$-16.89 M-54.5%||-292.33%|
|2017||$20 M||-35.98%||$-11.27 M-56.8%||-33.28%|
|2018||$18 M||-8.76%||$-9.11 M-50.3%||-19.14%|
Quarterly financial resultsEnergy Focus reported $3.12 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -39.55% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-3.00 million with a profit margin of -96.12%. Profit margin collapsed a -58.90% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -37.22%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Energy Focus sales marked a chilling decrease and collapsed a -34.04%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Energy Focus posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$4 M||-||$-4.52 M-110.0%||-|
|2017-Q2||$6 M||46.23%||$-3.11 M-51.7%||-31.19%|
|2017-Q3||$5 M||-16.77%||$-1.77 M-35.4%||-42.99%|
|2017-Q4||$5 M||-5.50%||$-1.86 M-39.3%||4.79%|
|2018-Q1||$5 M||-1.44%||$-2.39 M-51.3%||28.63%|
|2018-Q2||$5 M||11.01%||$-1.80 M-34.9%||-24.52%|
|2018-Q3||$5 M||-0.27%||$-1.92 M-37.2%||6.43%|
|2018-Q4||$3 M||-39.55%||$-3.00 M-96.1%||56.09%|
Energy Focus ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Energy Focus shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 30.23% of all shares.
In case of Energy Focus stock, 13.40% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for EFOI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Energy Focus:
|Market cap||$6.5 M||$92.6 M||$62.7 M||$4.7 M|
|Total shares||12.2 M||25.9 M||29.6 M||23.6 M|
|Float shares||8.7 M||25.3 M||23.2 M||12.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||13.4%||64.9%||37.5%||18.7%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||30.2%||3.3%||21.6%||48.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, May 21st, 2019|
|Day range||$0.50 - $0.54|
|Average true range||$0.06|
|50d mov avg||$0.79|
|100d mov avg||$0.86|
|200d mov avg||$1.26|
Energy Focus performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected LSI Industries, Orion Energy Systems and Revolution Lighting Technologies as the bechmarking frame for Energy Focus stock.
|OESXOrion Energy Syst...||107.84%||171.79%||143.68%|