FWONK stock: buy or sell?

FWONK stock price: $42.14 2.28% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019

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Shares of Liberty Media escalated a pretty good 2.28% and closed at $42.14.

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?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. 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. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Liberty Media 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 doesn't mean FWONK will fall 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. At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for FWONK stock in the last month.

Is FWONK a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-15JPMorgan Chase & Co.NeutralOverweight

FWONK stock analysis

Daily outlook

Liberty Media escalated a pretty good 2.28% and closed at $42.14.

Liberty Media shares escalated 2.28% to $42.14 today. Since May when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, FWONK price gained $3.90 per share (10.20%). On September 9th, FWONK hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Sep/6 tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. On August FWONK price bounced up over the SMA of 50 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

FWONK stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Liberty Media closed this week at $42.14 and declined a bad -0.47%. Late August FWONK rocketed a great 5.15% in just one week.

In a weekly time frame, Liberty Media stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, FWONK might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Not so far away is the last all-time high Liberty Media marked last week. Early May, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 7.72%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid March, FWONK climbed $9.33 (28.44%).

FWONK stock chart (weekly)

FWONK stock price history

FWONK IPO was on July 8th, 2014 at $26.23 per share1. Since then, FWONK stock surged a 60.70%, with an average of 12.10% per year. If you had invested right after FWONK's IPO a $1,000 in FWONK stock in 2014, it would worth $607.00 today.

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

FWONK stock historical price chart

FWONK stock reached all-time highs on September 9th with a price of $43.05.

FWONK stock price target is $50.00

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. 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. Currently, only 1 price forecast for Liberty Media stock was posted in the last month:
FWONK stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-15JPMorgan Chase & Co.Upgrades$38.00$50.0031.6%
(in average)$38.00$50.0032.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Liberty Media reported extraordinary results for 2018-Q4 on February. Liberty Media rocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 90.50%, beating analysts estimates of $-0.42. 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 revenues grew a slightly fine 2.47% to $1,827.00 M USD from $1,783.00 marked in 2017. In contrast, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) plunged to -8.21%, that is $-150.00 million.

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 revenues for 2018-Q4, a -25.66% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-184.00 M 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 correction and plummed 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 company, 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 3.00% of all shares.

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

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

FWONKNXST
Market cap$8.6 B$4.7 B
Total shares203.0 M46.1 M
Float shares196.2 M44.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)100.4%115.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.0%3.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%

FWONK summary

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Open$41.48
Close$42.14
Day range$41.23 - $42.60
Previous close$41.20
Session gain2.28%
Average true range$0.94
50d mov avg$40.44
100d mov avg$39.03
200d mov avg$36.05
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Liberty Media performance

To better understand Liberty Media performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Liberty Media against Array in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
FWONKLiberty Media11.19%23.43%12.64%
NXSTNexstar Media0.66%-2.26%26.03%

Liberty Media competitors

Creating a list of competitors for Liberty Media it's difficult. We selected just one public company that in our opinion is related to and can be considered Liberty Media competitor: