ESIO stock: buy or sell?

ESIO stock price: $29.99 -0.03% At close on February 1st, 2019

Updated on:
February 1st, 2019


Electro Scientific remained constant -0.03% to $29.99 after reaching all time highs on January.

Electro Scientific Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies laser-based microfabrication solutions for the microtechnology industry worldwide.

Should I buy ESIO stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for Electro Scientific stock right now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Electro Scientific Industries 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 ESIO stock for the last 30 days.

ESIO stock analysis

Daily outlook

After marking all time highs on January, Electro Scientific Industries remained steady -0.03% on February to $29.99.

After reaching all time highs on January, Electro Scientific Industries remained steady -0.03% on February to $29.99. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up , ESIO price climbed $0.94 per share (3.24%). Since price and SMA100d lines crossed up , ESIO climbed $15.06 (100.87%). On January, ESIO hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on January tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

ESIO stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Electro Scientific Industries shares peaked new all time highs again this week, marking to $30.02. Shares closed at $29.99 and stayed steady 0.00% during the week. With this, it's been 5 green weeks in a row, gaining $0.08 or 0.27%.

Since price and SMA20w lines crossed up late October 2018, ESIO climbed $15.24 (103.32%).

ESIO stock chart (weekly)

ESIO stock price history

ESIO stock went public on January 4th, 2018 with a price of $22.711. Since then, ESIO stock surged a 32.10%, with an average of 32.10% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in ESIO stock in 2018, it would worth $321.00 today.

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

ESIO stock historical price chart

ESIO stock reached all-time highs on January with a price of $30.02.

ESIO 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. You should not follow the analysts' ESIO stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for Electro Scientific stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Electro Scientific Industries is reporting earnings for 2018-Q4 on February, with an expected Earnings per Share (EPS) of $0.25. As financial reporting date is approaching, it's recommended to be specially in alert: quarterly earnings report is the trigger of radical price moves. Owning any stock during its earnings reporting date has an implicit risk because of this volatility. , Electro Scientific was in line with the forecasts of the experts and posted an EPS of $0.54 per share. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
ESIO earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Electro Scientific Industries annual sales boosted an outstanding 128.47% to $367.88 M USD from $161.02 marked in 2017. In the same way, its profit margin (compared to revenues) skyrocketed to 31.59%, that is $116.22 million.

Electro Scientific presents anual results in March, 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, Electro Scientific TTM sales up to September 2018 were $420.77 and earnings $157.04 M USD. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Electro Scientific Industries business evolution since March 2018: Annual turnover up to September, compared to lastest yearly report, rocketed a dazzling 14.38%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/sales) rose at 31.59%.

ESIO annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$217 M-$-54.72 M-25.3%-
2014$181 M-16.37%$-38.33 M-21.2%-29.95%
2015$159 M-12.17%$-43.81 M-27.5%14.30%
2016$184 M15.88%$-12.26 M-6.6%-72.02%
2017$161 M-12.67%$-37.41 M-23.2%205.21%
2018$368 M128.47%$116 M31.6%-410.68%
TTM $421 M14.38%$157 M37.3%35.12%

Quarterly financial results

Electro Scientific reported $85.92 million in sales for 2018-Q3, a -22.33% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $16.84 million with a profit margin of 19.59%. Profit margin slipped a -8.56% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 28.15%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Electro Scientific Industries sales marked an exceptional growth and climbed a 21.07%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Electro Scientific posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
ESIO quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$50 M-$-18 M-35.9%-
2017-Q2$73 M45.59%$3 M4.0%-116.18%
2017-Q3$71 M-2.36%$4 M6.0%46.90%
2017-Q4$111 M56.19%$34 M30.7%697.49%
2018-Q1$113 M2.30%$75 M66.2%121.02%
2018-Q2$111 M-2.44%$31 M28.2%-58.52%
2018-Q3$86 M-22.33%$17 M19.6%-45.94%
2018-Q4$68 M-20.92%$6 M9.3%-62.34%

Electro Scientific ownership

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

Electro Scientific shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a of all shares.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Electro Scientific:

Market cap$0.0 M
Total shares0.0 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

ESIO summary

Friday, February 1st, 2019
Day range$29.99 - $30.01
Previous close$30.00
Session gain-0.03%
Average true range$0.03
50d mov avg$29.72
100d mov avg$24.90
200d mov avg$22.13
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Electro Scientific performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for Electro Scientific stock.
ESIOElectro Scientifi...3.38%33.35%0.00%

Electro Scientific competitors

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