FWONK stock: buy or sell?

FWONK stock price: $39.79 -7.38% At close on February 26th, 2020

Updated on:
February 26th, 2020

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Shares of Liberty Media collapsed a frightening -7.38% and closed at $39.79. With Wednesday it's been 5 sliding days in a row, loosing $-7.13 (-15.34%).

Formula One Group, through its subsidiaries, engages in the media and entertainment businesses in North America. Formula One Group was formerly known as The Liberty Media Group.

Should I buy FWONK stock?

You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time 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, Liberty Media 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 doesn't mean FWONK will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Liberty Media stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for FWONK stock for the last 30 days.

FWONK stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Liberty Media collapsed a frightening -7.38% and closed at $39.79.

Liberty Media closed today at $39.79 and collapsed a frightening -7.38%. In this session, Liberty Media stock crossed down the SMA200d line. If you are using SMA200d line as stop loss trigger, double check your position in this stock. On Jan/22, FWONK hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $48.75 recorded on Jan 21st. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

FWONK stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Liberty Media collapsed a chilling -14.19% this week.

Liberty Media is sliding further to find new supports after falling under the support. Not so far away is the last all-time high Liberty Media marked late January, but since then it dropped a 18.71%. This week, Liberty Media stock dived below the significant level of the 40-weeks moving average. Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since early May 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, FWONK price gained $0.67 per share (1.71%).

FWONK stock chart (weekly)

FWONK stock price history

FWONK stock went public on July 8th, 2014 with a price of $26.231. Since then, FWONK stock surged a 51.70%, with an average of 10.30% per year. If you had invested right after FWONK's IPO a $1,000 in FWONK stock in 2014, it would worth $517.00 today.

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

FWONK stock historical price chart

FWONK stock reached all-time highs on January/22 with a price of $48.95.

FWONK stock price target

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. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price target for Liberty Media stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Liberty Media reported its latest financial data, posting an astounding gain for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Analyst were expecting $-0.42 per share, but Liberty Media posted $-0.80.
FWONK earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-03-01-0.451.79n/a
2018-Q12018-05-09-0.92-0.07n/a
2018-Q22018-08-08-0.040.04n/a
2018-Q32018-11-080.080.18125.0%
2018-Q42019-02-28-0.42-0.8n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Liberty Media annual turnover raised a tiny 2.47% to $1,827.00 M USD from $1,783.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -22.51% to -8.21%.

FWONK annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2014$59 M-$-29.00 M-49.2%-
2017$1,783 M2,922.03%$255 M14.3%-979.31%
2018$1,827 M2.47%$-150.00 M-8.2%-158.82%

Quarterly financial results

Liberty Media reported $481.00 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -25.66% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-184.00 million with a profit margin of -38.25%. Profit margin plunged a -44.75% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.49%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Liberty Media sales marked a chilling loss and plunged a -15.61%.
FWONK quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$96 M-$-96.00 M-100.0%-
2017-Q2$616 M541.67%$-27.00 M-4.4%-71.88%
2017-Q3$501 M-18.67%$-37.00 M-7.4%37.04%
2017-Q4$570 M13.77%$415.00 M72.8%-1,221.62%
2018-Q1$114 M-80.00%$-17.00 M-14.9%-104.10%
2018-Q2$585 M413.16%$9.00 M1.5%-152.94%
2018-Q3$647 M10.60%$42.00 M6.5%366.67%
2018-Q4$481 M-25.66%$-184.00 M-38.3%-538.10%

Liberty Media ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, it's worth to check its ownership structure.

Liberty Media shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 3.04% of all shares.

Bearish positions for FWONK stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Liberty Media:

FWONK
Market cap$8.1 B
Total shares203.1 M
Float shares208.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)95.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%

FWONK summary

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
Open$42.65
Close$39.79
Day range$39.75 - $43.87
Previous close$42.96
Session gain-7.38%
Average true range$1.31
50d mov avg$46.24
100d mov avg$44.46
200d mov avg$41.85
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt01c

Liberty Media performance

To better understand Liberty Media performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Liberty Media stock.
Stock3m6m12m
FWONKLiberty Media-11.75%-4.67%18.46%

Liberty Media competitors

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