FSK stock: buy or sell?
January 17th, 2020
Should I buy FSK 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. That's why is so important to choose your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Check the only buy setup that matches with FS KKR Capital stock now:
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|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 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.
|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 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%).
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 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 $8.30How 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:
|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 ShareOn 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 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%.
|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 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%.
|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 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:
|Market cap||$3.2 B|
|Total shares||509.1 M|
|Float shares||0.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||29.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.4%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, January 17th, 2020|
|Day range||$6.28 - $6.33|
|Average true range||$0.06|
|50d mov avg||$6.06|
|100d mov avg||$5.81|
|200d mov avg||$5.70|
FS KKR Capital performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare FS KKR Capital to :
|FSKFS KKR Capital||12.10%||12.30%||20.92%|