Entergy stock: buy or sell?
February 26th, 2020
Entergy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and distribution of electricity in the United States.
Should I buy Entergy 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. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Entergy 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 Entergy stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for ETR stock for the last month.
Entergy stock analysis
Entergy slightly fell -0.51% to $125.65 after reaching all time highs on February 19th.
After marking all time highs on Feb 19th, Entergy slightly fell -0.51% to $125.65. On February/19, ETR hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on February 18th tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. Since price and SMA50d lines crossed up on December, ETR climbed $9.55 (8.23%).
Entergy shares eased -3.32% this week, ending at $125.65.
Entergy stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Not so far away is the last all-time high Entergy marked last week. This week, Entergy stock dived below the significant level of the 10-weeks moving average.
Entergy stock price history
Entergy stock historical price chart
ETR stock reached all-time highs on February 19th with a price of $135.55.
Entergy stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 month we have not detected any price prediction for Entergy stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareEntergy reported astounding results for 2018-Q4 . Entergy skyrocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 25.00%, beating experts estimates of $0.48. Entergy posted $0.60.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Entergy annual revenues remained constant a neutral -0.59% to $11,009.50 million dollars from $11,074.50 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, slightly better, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) raised a 3.99% to 7.83%.
|2013||$11,400 M||-||$731 M6.4%||-|
|2014||$12,495 M||9.60%||$960 M7.7%||31.44%|
|2015||$11,513 M||-7.86%||$-156.73 M-1.4%||-116.32%|
|2016||$10,846 M||-5.80%||$-564.50 M-5.2%||260.17%|
|2017||$11,075 M||2.11%||$425 M3.8%||-175.35%|
|2018||$11,010 M||-0.59%||$863 M7.8%||102.79%|
Quarterly financial resultsEntergy posted $2,512.48 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -19.07% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-62.32 M with a profit margin of -2.48%. Profit margin collapsed a -19.87% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 17.39%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Entergy sales marked a fateful correction and declined a -4.24%.
|2017-Q2||$2,590 M||-||$413 M16.0%||-|
|2017-Q3||$3,244 M||25.24%||$402 M12.4%||-2.84%|
|2017-Q4||$2,624 M||-19.11%||$-476 M-18.1%||-218.44%|
|2018-Q1||$2,724 M||3.81%||$136 M5.0%||-128.63%|
|2018-Q2||$2,669 M||-2.02%||$249 M9.3%||82.72%|
|2018-Q3||$3,104 M||16.32%||$540 M17.4%||116.92%|
|2018-Q4||$2,512 M||-19.07%||$-62 M-2.5%||-111.55%|
|2019-Q1||$2,610 M||3.86%||$259 M9.9%||-515.02%|
Entergy ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's always worth to check its ownership structure.
Entergy shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.31% of all shares.
Bearish positions for ETR stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Entergy:
|Market cap||$25.0 B|
|Total shares||199.1 M|
|Float shares||198.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||89.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Wednesday, February 26th, 2020|
|Day range||$125.60 - $127.22|
|Average true range||$1.90|
|50d mov avg||$125.03|
|100d mov avg||$120.63|
|200d mov avg||$112.39|
Entergy performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Entergy stock.
Entergy competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Entergy competitor. This doesn't mean Entergy does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest Entergy stock news
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