FSK stock: buy or sell?
August 23rd, 2019
Should I buy FSK stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with FS KKR Capital stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is FS KKR Capital stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we detected 4 ratings published for FSK stock in the last month. The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for FSK stock, with 2 positive ratings.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-9||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Neutral||Overweight|
|2019-6-5||Raymond James||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-3-11||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||n/a||Neutral|
FSK stock analysis
FS KKR Capital shares decreased -1.21% to $5.71 today.
Shares of FS KKR Capital closed today at $5.71 and decreased a bad -1.21%. Since May when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, FSK price slipped $-0.14 per share (-2.39%).
FS KKR Capital shares depreciated -0.52% this week, ending at $5.71. Late July FSK collapsed a scary -5.30% in just one week.
Since late July, when FSK stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-0.25 per share (-4.19%). Stocks under the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up late May, FSK price slid a -4.19%.
FSK stock price history
FSK IPO was on April 16th, 2014 at $5.72 per share1. Since then, FSK stock sliced a -0.20%, with a yearly average of 0.00%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
FSK stock historical price chart
FSK stock reached 52-week highs on August at $6.78, and all-time highs 2017-03-01 with a price of 8.13.
FSK stock price target is $8.30Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. 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 2 price forecasts for FSK stock published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-9||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Upgrades||n/a||$6.50||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareFS KKR Capital presented excellent results for 2018-Q4 on February. FS KKR Capital escalated Earnings per Share (EPS) by 16.70%, beating analysts consensus of $0.18. FS KKR Capital posted $0.21.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, FS KKR Capital annual revenues plunged a hair-raising -167.69% to $-132.00 million USD from $195.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in line, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plunged a -524.39% to -431.06%.
|2014||$400 M||-||$195 M48.7%||-|
|2015||$400 M||-0.09%||$38 M9.6%||-80.29%|
|2016||$349 M||-12.74%||$294 M84.4%||666.68%|
|2017||$195 M||-44.09%||$182 M93.3%||-38.16%|
|2018||$-132.00 M||-167.69%||$569 M-431.1%||212.64%|
Quarterly financial resultsFS KKR Capital posted $-292.88 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -595.04% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $598.75 M with a profit margin of -204.43%. Profit margin plummed a -185.27% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -19.17%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, FS KKR Capital sales marked a frightening loss and collapsed a -256.11%.
|2017-Q4||$187.61 M||-||$15 M7.9%||-|
|2018-Q1||$50.57 M||-73.05%||$13 M25.6%||-12.40%|
|2018-Q2||$51.15 M||1.14%||$-31 M-61.3%||-342.46%|
|2018-Q3||$59.16 M||15.67%||$-11 M-19.2%||-63.81%|
|2018-Q4||$-292.88 M||-595.04%||$599 M-204.4%||-5,380.01%|
FS KKR Capital ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
FS KKR Capital shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.33% of all shares.
In case of FS KKR Capital stock, 29.87% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions).
For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$3.0 B|
|Total shares||523.3 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||29.9%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, August 23rd, 2019|
|Day range||$5.71 - $5.84|
|Average true range||$0.14|
|50d mov avg||$5.91|
|100d mov avg||$5.95|
|200d mov avg||$5.83|
FS KKR Capital performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We compared FS KKR Capital against in the following table:
|FSKFS KKR Capital||-3.22%||-7.90%||-12.96%|