Five9 stock: buy or sell?
January 17th, 2020
Five9, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cloud software for contact centers in the United States and internationally.
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Currently, 2 buy setups match with Five9 stock right now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Five9 stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we collected 15 ratings published for FIVN stock in the last 30 days. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for FIVN stock, with 9 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-1||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Neutral||Overweight|
|2019-8-1||Dougherty & Co||Neutral||Buy|
|2019-5-2||Bank of America||Underperform||Underperform|
|2019-2-20||Needham & Company LLC||n/a||Buy|
|2019-2-20||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||n/a||Neutral|
Five9 stock analysis
Shares of Five9 closed yesterday at $73.58 after marking a new all time high ($74.25) and gained a slightly good 0.37%.
Five9 gained 0.37% yesterday and topped a new all time high at $74.25. On October FIVN price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.
Five9 reached new all time highs back again this week, marking to $74.25. Shares ended at $73.58 and escalated 3.42% during the week. This week was the 5th green week in a row. Last week FIVN rocketed an outstanding 5.82% in just one week.
In a weekly time frame, Five9 stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, FIVN might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Late July 2019 FIVN price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
Five9 stock price history
Five9 stock went public on April 4th, 2014 with a price of $7.951. Since then, FIVN stock grew a 825.50%, with a yearly average of 165.10%. If you had invested right after FIVN's IPO a $1,000 in Five9 stock in 2014, it would worth $8,255.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Five9 stock historical price chart
FIVN stock reached all-time highs yesterday with a price of $74.25.
Five9 stock price target is $60.50How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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. We detected 13 price targets for Five9 stock released in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-1||SunTrust Banks||Raises Target||n/a||$66.00||-|
|2019-8-1||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Upgrades||$59.00||$70.00||18.6%|
|2019-8-1||Canaccord Genuity||Raises Target||$60.00||$65.00||8.3%|
|2019-5-2||Bank of America||Reiterates||$33.00||$39.00||18.2%|
|2019-2-20||SunTrust Banks||Raises Target||n/a||$60.00||-|
|2019-2-20||Needham & Company LLC||Raises Target||n/a||$65.00||-|
|2019-2-20||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Raises Target||n/a||$58.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareFive9 presented super good results for 2018-Q4 on February. Five9 skyrocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 1,000.00%, beating analysts of $0.01. Five9 posted $0.11.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Five9 annual revenues skyrocketed an amazing 28.69% to $257.66 million dollars from $200.23 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, nevertheless, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) raised a 4.39% to -0.09%.
|2013||$84 M||-||$-31.31 M-37.2%||-|
|2014||$103 M||22.55%||$-37.79 M-36.6%||20.68%|
|2015||$129 M||24.99%||$-25.84 M-20.0%||-31.62%|
|2016||$162 M||25.78%||$-11.86 M-7.3%||-54.10%|
|2017||$200 M||23.53%||$-8.97 M-4.5%||-24.38%|
|2018||$258 M||28.69%||$-0.22 M-0.1%||-97.54%|
Quarterly financial resultsFive9 reported $72.34 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 10.77% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $3.73 million with a profit margin of 5.16%. Profit margin escalated a 7.16% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -2.00%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Five9 sales marked an exceptional growth and climbed a 30.56%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Five9 posted 6 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$48 M||-||$-4.01 M-8.4%||-|
|2017-Q3||$50 M||4.93%||$0.92 M1.8%||-123.04%|
|2017-Q4||$55 M||10.63%||$-0.63 M-1.1%||-168.29%|
|2018-Q1||$59 M||6.32%||$-0.61 M-1.0%||-3.80%|
|2018-Q2||$61 M||3.76%||$-2.04 M-3.3%||236.41%|
|2018-Q3||$65 M||6.85%||$-1.31 M-2.0%||-36.09%|
|2018-Q4||$72 M||10.77%||$3.73 M5.2%||-386.05%|
|2019-Q1||$75 M||3.05%||$-1.92 M-2.6%||-151.54%|
Five9 ownershipWhen 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 Five9, 2.12% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for FIVN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Five9:
|Market cap||$4.5 B||$161.6 B||$15.3 B||$240.7 M||$2.7 B|
|Total shares||61.1 M||887.0 M||130.2 M||30.5 M||66.2 M|
|Float shares||60.0 M||852.3 M||129.6 M||15.2 M||58.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||103.2%||83.2%||100.8%||76.9%||94.4%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||2.1%||3.9%||0.9%||15.0%||7.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, January 17th, 2020|
|Day range||$72.95 - $74.25|
|Average true range||$1.68|
|50d mov avg||$66.67|
|100d mov avg||$61.61|
|200d mov avg||$57.02|
Five9 performanceTo better understand Five9 performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Five9 against Salesforce.com, Citrix Systems, eGain, LivePerson, NICE, ServiceSource International and Zendesk in the following table: