Entegris stock: buy or sell?
March 27th, 2020
Entegris, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies microcontamination control products, specialty chemicals, and advanced materials handling solutions for manufacturing processes in the semiconductor and other high-technology industries worldwide.
Should I buy Entegris stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Entegris stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Entegris 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 ENTG stock for the last month.
Entegris stock analysis
After climbing for 4 sessions, Friday Entegris collapsed a dreadful -7.29%, closing at $44.76.
After boosting an extraordinary 8.78% on Mar/26, Entegris closed yesterday at $44.76 and collapsed a dreadful -7.29%. In this session, Entegris stock crossed down the SMA200d line. If you are using SMA200d line as stop loss trigger, double check your position in this stock. On Feb 13th, ENTG hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $58.49 recorded on February. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
After sliding a spooky -21.37% in a week last week, Entegris closed this week at $44.76 and skyrocketed a super good 14.68%. This week broke a red streak of 4 weeks.
The support failed to resist and ENTG fell deeper. Price is now looking for lower supports, and best candidates are 44.48. Not so far away is the last price record Entegris marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 24.20%. Since last week, when ENTG stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-2.61 per share (-5.51%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up early August, ENTG price climbed $3.35 per share (8.09%).
Entegris stock price history
Entegris IPO was on July 11th, 2000 at $10.66 per share1. Since then, ENTG stock surged a 319.90%, with a yearly average of 16.80%. If you had invested right after ENTG's IPO a $1,000 in Entegris stock in 2000, it would worth $3,199.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Entegris stock historical price chart
ENTG stock reached all-time highs on Feb 13th with a price of $59.05.
Entegris stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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. You should not follow the analysts' ENTG 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 target for Entegris stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, when Entegris published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Entegris annual sales skyrocketed an extraordinary 15.49% to $1,550.50 million USD from $1,342.53 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, similarly, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) escalated a 9.19% to 15.53%.
|2013||$712 M||-||$75 M10.5%||-|
|2014||$962 M||35.11%||$7.89 M0.8%||-89.42%|
|2015||$1,081 M||12.37%||$80 M7.4%||918.08%|
|2016||$1,175 M||8.71%||$97 M8.3%||20.99%|
|2017||$1,343 M||14.23%||$85 M6.3%||-12.44%|
|2018||$1,551 M||15.49%||$241 M15.5%||183.02%|
Quarterly financial resultsEntegris reported $401.64 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 0.76% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $80.78 M with a profit margin of 20.11%. Profit margin jumped a 8.06% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 12.06%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Entegris sales marked an amazing increase and boosted a 14.57%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Entegris posted 6 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$329 M||-||$40 M12.1%||-|
|2017-Q3||$348 M||5.78%||$41 M11.7%||2.28%|
|2017-Q4||$351 M||0.60%||$-28 M-8.1%||-169.29%|
|2018-Q1||$367 M||4.75%||$58 M15.7%||-303.11%|
|2018-Q2||$383 M||4.32%||$54 M14.2%||-5.58%|
|2018-Q3||$399 M||4.06%||$48 M12.1%||-11.57%|
|2018-Q4||$402 M||0.76%||$81 M20.1%||68.09%|
|2019-Q1||$391 M||-2.64%||$33 M8.4%||-59.57%|
Entegris ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Entegris, 0.69% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for ENTG stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$6.0 B|
|Total shares||135.0 M|
|Float shares||133.5 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||101.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.7%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, March 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$44.56 - $47.17|
|Average true range||$4.41|
|50d mov avg||$52.07|
|100d mov avg||$50.62|
|200d mov avg||$46.69|
Entegris performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Entegris against in the following table: