FTSI stock: buy or sell?

FTSI stock price: $1.27 -9.29% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020


FTS International shares plummed -9.29% to $1.27 today. On Tuesday FTSI skyrocketed a dazzling 16.55%.

FTS International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides well completion services in the United States. It offers hydraulic fracturing services to enhance hydrocarbon flow in oil and natural gas wells for oil and natural gas exploration and production companies.

Should I buy FTSI stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Having a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. 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 FTS International stock situation right now, therefore 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 FTS International stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for FTSI stock for the last 30 days.

FTSI stock analysis

Daily outlook

FTS International shares plummed -9.29% to $1.27 today.

FTS International shares plummed -9.29% to $1.27 today. Since last Tuesday when FTSI stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $0.11 (9.48%).

FTSI stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

FTS International shares climbed 9.48% this week, ending at $1.27. Late January FTSI plummed a scary -14.75% in just one week.

Since early May 2019, when FTSI stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-9.43 per share (-88.13%). Trading stocks that are below 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.

FTSI stock chart (weekly)

FTSI stock price history

FTSI stock went public on February 2nd, 2018 with a price of $19.001. Since then, FTSI stock declined a -93.30%, with a yearly average of -46.70%.

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

FTSI stock historical price chart

FTSI stock reached 52-week highs on April at $12.37, and all-time highs 2018-05-22 with a price of 22.6.

FTSI stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' FTSI 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 found any price forecast for FTS International stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

FTS International failed experts on February when it posted an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $0.24 when the market consensus was $0.27.
FTSI earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a decent growth of 5.27% to $1,543.30 million dollars. Aligned with this, its profit margin (compared to revenues) grew to 16.74%, that is $258.40 million.

FTSI annual Sales and Income evolution
2010$1,287 M-$369 M28.7%-
2015$1,375 M6.89%$-1,013.20 M-73.7%-374.82%
2016$532 M-61.30%$-188.50 M-35.4%-81.40%
2017$1,466 M175.48%$201 M13.7%-206.47%
2018$1,543 M5.27%$258 M16.7%28.75%

Quarterly financial results

FTS International reported $248.10 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -25.81% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $26.50 M with a profit margin of 10.68%. Profit margin depreciated a -4.15% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 14.83%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, FTS International sales marked a frightening correction and collapsed a -45.91%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, FTS International posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
FTSI quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$214 M-$-20 M-9.4%-
2017-Q2$345 M61.55%$44 M12.8%-320.40%
2017-Q3$449 M30.18%$84 M18.6%88.71%
2017-Q4$459 M2.16%$93 M20.3%11.12%
2018-Q1$468 M1.92%$79 M16.8%-15.29%
2018-Q2$493 M5.52%$104 M21.0%31.64%
2018-Q3$334 M-32.21%$50 M14.8%-52.12%
2018-Q4$248 M-25.81%$27 M10.7%-46.57%

FTS International ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

FTS International shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 33.55% of all shares.

In case of FTS International stock, 75.12% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for FTSI 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$136.2 M
Total shares107.2 M
Float shares30.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)75.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)33.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%

FTSI summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Day range$1.25 - $1.39
Previous close$1.40
Session gain-9.29%
Average true range$0.21
50d mov avg$0.97
100d mov avg$1.20
200d mov avg$2.94
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

FTS International performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For FTS International, the benchmark is made against .
FTSIFTS International16.51%-51.15%-88.32%

FTS International competitors

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