FSK stock: buy or sell?

FSK stock price: $6.30 0.00% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020

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FS KKR Capital shares stayed constant 0.00% to $6.30 yesterday. Friday was the fifth climbing session in a row, soaring 0.79%.

Should I buy FSK stock?

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Check the only buy setup that matches with FS KKR Capital stock now:

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

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 gathered 4 ratings published for FSK stock in the last 30 days.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for FSK stock, with 2 positive ratings.
Is FSK a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-9JPMorgan Chase & Co.NeutralOverweight
2019-6-5Raymond Jamesn/aMarket Perform
2019-3-4National Securitiesn/aBuy
2019-3-11JPMorgan Chase & Co.n/aNeutral

FSK stock analysis

Daily outlook

FS KKR Capital closed yesterday at $6.30 and stayed constant a neutral 0.00%.

Shares of FS KKR Capital closed yesterday at $6.30 and stayed stable a neutral 0.00%. For the last 33 days when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, FSK price gained $0.13 per share (2.11%). Since November when FSK stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $0.72 (12.90%).

FSK stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

FS KKR Capital gained a slightly good 0.80% this week. Counting this, it's been 4 green weeks in a row, gaining $0.19 or 3.08%.

If you observe the weekly chart, price finally broke over the resistance at $5.77 and continued climbing. Since early December 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, FSK price gained $0.19 per share (3.11%). Since early November 2019 when FSK stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $0.72 (12.90%).

FSK stock chart (weekly)

FSK stock price history

FSK IPO was on April 16th, 2014 at $5.38 per share1. Since then, FSK stock surged a 17.10%, with an average of 3.40% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in FSK stock in 2014, it would worth $171.00 today.

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

FSK stock historical price chart

FSK stock reached 52-week highs yesterday at $6.33, and all-time highs 2017-03-01 with a price of 7.64.

FSK stock price target is $8.30

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. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. We found 2 price forecasts for FS KKR Capital stock posted in the last month:
FSK stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-9JPMorgan Chase & Co.Upgradesn/a$6.50-
2019-3-4National SecuritiesReiteratesn/a$10.00-
(in average)$0.00$8.300.0%
The price target for FS KKR Capital stock is $8.30, moving in a range between $10.00 and $6.50. In average, analysts' outlook on FSK price forecast is stable from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On February, FS KKR Capital presented its financial report, posting an excellent growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst were expecting $0.18 per share, but FS KKR Capital posted $0.21.
FSK earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q4-n/an/an/a
2018-Q1-n/an/an/a
2018-Q2-n/an/an/a
2018-Q3-n/an/an/a
2018-Q42019-02-270.180.2116.7%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, FS KKR Capital annual turnover collapsed a frightening -167.69% to $-132.00 million USD from $195.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in the same way, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plunged a -524.39% to -431.06%.

FSK annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
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 results

FS KKR Capital posted $-292.88 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -595.04% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $598.75 M with a profit margin of -204.43%. Profit margin plunged a -185.27% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -19.17%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, FS KKR Capital sales marked a bloodcurdling decrease and plummed a -256.11%.
FSK quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q4$187.61 M-$15 M7.9%-
2018-Q1$50.57 M-73.05%$13 M25.6%-12.40%
2018-Q2$51.15 M1.14%$-31 M-61.3%-342.46%
2018-Q3$59.16 M15.67%$-11 M-19.2%-63.81%
2018-Q4$-292.88 M-595.04%$599 M-204.4%-5,380.01%

FS KKR Capital ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, 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 FS KKR Capital, 0.39% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of FS KKR Capital stock, 29.16% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions).

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

FSK
Market cap$3.2 B
Total shares509.1 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)29.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.4%
Shares in short selling0.0%

FSK summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Open$6.30
Close$6.30
Day range$6.28 - $6.33
Previous close$6.30
Session gain0.00%
Average true range$0.06
50d mov avg$6.06
100d mov avg$5.81
200d mov avg$5.70
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb01c

FS KKR Capital performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare FS KKR Capital to :
Stock3m6m12m
FSKFS KKR Capital12.10%12.30%20.92%

FS KKR Capital competitors

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