FSK stock: buy or sell?

FSK stock price: $3.19 -0.31% At close on March 27th, 2020

Updated on:
March 27th, 2020


After boosting an exceptional 11.25% on Mar 26th, FS KKR Capital closed yesterday at $3.19 and stayed constant an ugly -0.31%. On Monday FSK plunged a hair-raising -5.08%.

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 moment 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.

Currently, FS KKR Capital stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is FS KKR Capital stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for FSK stock for the last month.

FSK stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an exceptional 11.25% on March 26th, FS KKR Capital closed yesterday at $3.19 and stayed steady an ugly -0.31%.

After boosting an exceptional 11.25% on March/26, FS KKR Capital closed yesterday at $3.19 and stayed steady an ugly -0.31%. In the last 30 days when FSK stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-2.41 per share (-43.04%). Since SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up on December, FSK price slid a -45.09%.

FSK stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a bloodcurdling -53.63% in a week last week, FS KKR Capital closed this week at $3.19 and rocketed an outstanding 28.63%. This week broke a red streak of 4 weeks.

The support didn't resisted and FSK slid deeper. Since late February, when FSK stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-2.69 per share (-45.75%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up early December, FSK price slid a -44.62%.

FSK stock chart (weekly)

FSK stock price history

FSK stock went public on April 16th, 2014 with a price of $5.061. Since then, FSK stock declined a -37.00%, with a yearly average of -7.40%.

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

FSK stock historical price chart

FSK stock reached 52-week highs on January at $5.97, and all-time highs 2017-03-01 with a price of 7.2.

FSK stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' FSK stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price prediction for FS KKR Capital stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, FS KKR Capital reported its latest financial data, posting a more than good growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Analyst were expecting $0.18 per share, but FS KKR Capital posted $0.21.
FSK earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, FS KKR Capital annual revenues collapsed a scary -167.69% to $-132.00 million USD from $195.00 marked in 2017. Similarly, its income margin (compared to revenues) plunged to -431.06%, that is $569.00 million.

FSK annual Sales and Income evolution
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 reported $-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 sales to same quarter last year, FS KKR Capital sales marked a chilling loss and plunged a -256.11%.
FSK quarterly Sales and Income evolution
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 shares of a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

FS KKR Capital shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.42% of all shares.

In case of FS KKR Capital stock, 30.38% 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$1.6 B
Total shares509.1 M
Float shares0.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)30.4%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.4%
Shares in short selling0.0%

FSK summary

Friday, March 27th, 2020
Day range$2.97 - $3.40
Previous close$3.20
Session gain-0.31%
Average true range$0.64
50d mov avg$4.99
100d mov avg$5.33
200d mov avg$5.28
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern lt06c

FS KKR Capital performance

To better understand FS KKR Capital performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for FS KKR Capital stock.
FSKFS KKR Capital-44.91%-39.81%-38.54%

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.