Five9 stock: buy or sell?
August 23rd, 2019
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 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 posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we detected 14 ratings published for FIVN stock in the last month. 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|
|2019-2-20||Bank of America||n/a||Underperform|
|2019-1-7||Morgan Stanley||Equal Weight||Overweight|
Five9 stock analysis
After yesterday all time highs, Five9 eased a bit to $62.63.
Five9 eased -1.70% to $62.63 after yesterday all time highs. On Jul/22 FIVN price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. From a daily perspective, FIVN is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($60.32, on Aug/15) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($64.68, yesterday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top FIVN might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $64.68 or down under $60.32. On Aug 9th, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 1.02%. Yesterday, FIVN hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $64.50 recorded on August 21st. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
Even closing lower ($62.63, -1.43%), Five9 reached new all time high at $64.68. By mid July FIVN plummed a chilling -12.72% in just one week. Early August FIVN climbed an exceptional 6.12% in just one week. After 4 weeks soaring, this week declined a -1.47%.
Late July FIVN price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up late July, FIVN price climbed $14.53 per share (30.21%).
Five9 stock price history
Five9 stock went public on April 4th, 2014 with a price of $7.951. Since then, FIVN stock surged a 687.80%, with an average of 137.60% per year. If you had invested right after FIVN's IPO a $1,000 in Five9 stock in 2014, it would worth $6,878.00 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 $64.68.
Five9 stock price target is $56.10How 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. You should not follow the analysts' FIVN stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. We have 12 price forecasts 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||-|
|2019-2-20||Bank of America||Raises Target||$28.00||$33.00||17.9%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareFive9 reported extraordinary results for 2018-Q4 on February. Five9 climbed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 1,000.00%, beating analysts consensus of $0.01. Five9 posted $0.11.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual sales report draw an amazing increase of 28.69% to $257.66 M dollars. Instead, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) gained to -0.09%, that is $-0.22 million.
|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 posted $72.34 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 10.77% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income 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 turnover to same quarter last year, Five9 sales marked an outstanding increase and rocketed a 30.56%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Five9 posted 6 negative 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 always 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, 3.71% 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||$3.7 B||$117.4 B||$12.0 B||$206.2 M||$2.6 B|
|Total shares||59.7 M||774.8 M||131.7 M||30.3 M||64.9 M|
|Float shares||59.4 M||744.4 M||130.0 M||13.3 M||57.7 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||101.5%||84.8%||103.2%||79.9%||81.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||3.7%||4.6%||1.0%||15.2%||7.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, August 23rd, 2019|
|Day range||$63.57 - $64.49|
|Average true range||$2.41|
|50d mov avg||$54.20|
|100d mov avg||$52.31|
|200d mov avg||$49.83|
Five9 performanceTo better understand Five9 performance you must becnhmark 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: