TechnipFMC stock: buy or sell?

FTI stock price: $19.79 -1.44% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020


Shares of TechnipFMC depreciated a tragic -1.44% and closed at $19.79. With Friday it's been 4 sliding days in a row, loosing $-1.55 (-7.38%).

TechnipFMC plc provides technologies, production systems, services, and solutions for the oil and gas industry worldwide.

Should I buy TechnipFMC stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with TechnipFMC stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.

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 TechnipFMC stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. At, we gathered 8 ratings published for FTI stock in the last month.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bullish for FTI stock, with 6 positive ratings.
Is FTI a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-9-19Morgan Stanleyn/aOverweight
2019-8-27Berenberg Bankn/aBuy
2019-5-15Barclaysn/aEqual Weight
2019-4-9Wells Fargo & CoOutperformOutperform
2019-2-26Berenberg Bankn/aBuy

TechnipFMC stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of TechnipFMC ended yesterday at $19.79 and depreciated a tragic -1.44%.

TechnipFMC depreciated a tragic -1.44% and closed at $19.79. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on October, FTI fell $-4.20 per share (-17.51%).

FTI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

TechnipFMC ended this week at $19.79 and plunged a dreadful -5.81%.

Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late September 2019, FTI fell $-4.24 per share (-17.64%). 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.

FTI stock chart (weekly)

TechnipFMC stock price history

TechnipFMC stock went public on June 15th, 2001 with a price of $3.821. Since then, FTI stock surged a 418.10%, with an average of 23.20% per year. If you had invested right after FTI's IPO a $1,000 in TechnipFMC stock in 2001, it would worth $4,181.00 today.

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

TechnipFMC stock historical price chart

FTI stock reached 52-week highs on July at $28.23, and all-time highs 2014-07-24 with a price of 54.1.

TechnipFMC stock price target is $28.80

Nobody 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. You should not follow the analysts' FTI stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. We detected 6 price forecasts for FTI stock posted in the last month:
FTI stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-9-19Morgan StanleyLowers Target$36.00$34.00-5.6%
2019-8-27Berenberg BankReiteratesn/a$26.00-
2019-7-30CitigroupRaises Target$27.40$29.507.7%
2019-5-15BarclaysLowers Target$29.00$27.00-6.9%
2019-4-9Wells Fargo & CoRaises Target$26.00$28.007.7%
(in average)$29.60$28.80-3.0%
Moving in a range from $34.00 and $26.00, the price target for TechnipFMC stock is $28.80. In average, analysts' outlook on FTI price forecast is negative, downgrading the prediction by a -3.00% from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

TechnipFMC disappointed experts on February when it reported an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $-0.09 when the market consensus was $0.37.
FTI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a scary loss of -16.63% to $12,552.90 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, aligned with this, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) collapsed a -16.06% to -15.31%.

FTI annual Sales and Income evolution
2014$12,250 M-$531 M4.3%-
2015$11,303 M-7.73%$49 M0.4%-90.71%
2016$9,200 M-18.61%$393 M4.3%697.64%
2017$15,057 M63.67%$113 M0.8%-71.19%
2018$12,553 M-16.63%$-1,921.60 M-15.3%-1,796.03%

Quarterly financial results

TechnipFMC posted $3,323.00 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 5.70% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-2,259.30 million with a profit margin of -67.99%. Profit margin plummed a -72.34% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 4.35%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, TechnipFMC sales marked a terrifying correction and dropped a -9.77%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, TechnipFMC posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
FTI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$3,850 M-$164.90 M4.3%-
2017-Q3$4,140 M7.53%$121.00 M2.9%-26.62%
2017-Q4$3,683 M-11.04%$-153.90 M-4.2%-227.19%
2018-Q1$3,125 M-15.15%$95.10 M3.0%-161.79%
2018-Q2$2,961 M-5.26%$105.70 M3.6%11.15%
2018-Q3$3,144 M6.18%$136.90 M4.4%29.52%
2018-Q4$3,323 M5.70%$-2,259.30 M-68.0%-1,750.33%
2019-Q1$2,913 M-12.34%$20.90 M0.7%-100.93%

TechnipFMC ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's worth to review its ownership structure.

TechnipFMC shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 26.55% of all shares.

In case of TechnipFMC stock, 0.00% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for FTI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

Market cap$8.8 B
Total shares447.1 M
Float shares420.2 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)26.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

TechnipFMC summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Day range$19.64 - $20.14
Previous close$20.08
Session gain-1.44%
Average true range$0.58
50d mov avg$20.13
100d mov avg$21.72
200d mov avg$22.80
Daily patternlt01c
Weekly pattern lt03a

TechnipFMC performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We chose as the bechmarking frame for TechnipFMC stock.

TechnipFMC competitors

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

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