Gaia stock: buy or sell?
August 22nd, 2019
Gaia, Inc. operates a digital video subscription service and on-line community that caters to a unique and underserved subscriber base worldwide.
Should I buy Gaia stock?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. 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 Gaia stock situation right now, therefore this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Gaia stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we detected 2 ratings published for GAIA stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-3-5||Lake Street Capital||n/a||Buy|
Gaia stock analysis
Shares of Gaia gained a slightly good 0.40% and closed at $7.48.
Shares of Gaia gained a slightly good 0.40% and closed at $7.48. GAIA is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $7.90.
Shares of Gaia escalated a remarkable 3.60% this week. Early August GAIA climbed a super good 15.43% in just one week. Late July GAIA plummed a dreadful -15.68% in just one week. This week was the third green week in a row.
Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down by mid September 2018, GAIA fell $-9.17 per share (-55.08%). Trading stocks that are below 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.
Gaia stock price history
Gaia stock went public on October 29th, 1999 with a price of $5.301. Since then, GAIA stock surged a 41.10%, with a yearly average of 2.20%. If you had invested $1,000 in Gaia stock in 1999, it would worth $411.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Gaia stock historical price chart
GAIA stock reached 52-week highs on August at $17.80, and all-time highs 2007-12-27 with a price of 29.62.
Gaia stock price target is $22.00How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' GAIA stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we found 2 price targets for Gaia stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-3-5||Lake Street Capital||Lowers Target||n/a||$20.00||-|
|2019-3-5||B. Riley||Set Price Target||n/a||$24.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn March, Gaia reported its latest financial data, posting a beatiful climb for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Analyst were expecting $-0.58 per share, but Gaia posted $-0.62.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Gaia annual revenues boosted an astounding 54.98% to $43.84 million USD from $28.29 marked in 2017. In contrary, its income margin (compared to revenues) soared to -77.08%, that is $-33.79 million.
|2013||$5.47 M||-||$-10.00 M-182.8%||-|
|2014||$167 M||2,947.42%||$-9.92 M-5.9%||-0.84%|
|2015||$188 M||12.79%||$-11.71 M-6.2%||18.05%|
|2016||$17 M||-90.83%||$87 M504.8%||-843.77%|
|2017||$28 M||64.03%||$-23.27 M-82.3%||-126.73%|
|2018||$44 M||54.98%||$-33.79 M-77.1%||45.21%|
Quarterly financial resultsGaia posted $12.38 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 8.73% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-11.08 M with a profit margin of -89.49%. Profit margin raised a 1.22% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -90.71%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Gaia sales marked an outstanding growth and rocketed a 46.94%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Gaia posted 6 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$7 M||-||$-6.31 M-96.2%||-|
|2017-Q3||$8 M||14.66%||$-5.21 M-69.2%||-17.51%|
|2017-Q4||$8 M||12.02%||$-5.58 M-66.2%||7.13%|
|2018-Q1||$10 M||14.11%||$-6.04 M-62.8%||8.23%|
|2018-Q2||$10 M||8.79%||$-6.35 M-60.7%||5.20%|
|2018-Q3||$11 M||8.86%||$-10.33 M-90.7%||62.69%|
|2018-Q4||$12 M||8.73%||$-11.08 M-89.5%||7.27%|
|2019-Q1||$12 M||0.69%||$-6.73 M-54.0%||-39.30%|
Gaia ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Gaia, 4.19% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for GAIA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Gaia:
|Market cap||$73.3 M||$888.4 B||$18.4 B||$938.3 M||$202.3 B|
|Total shares||9.8 M||492.1 M||267.0 M||26.3 M||1,490.0 M|
|Float shares||11.1 M||436.0 M||234.7 M||11.1 M||1,800.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||86.6%||57.1%||86.4%||42.2%||54.8%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||4.2%||16.1%||14.9%||57.7%||0.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Thursday, August 22nd, 2019|
|Day range||$7.25 - $7.62|
|Average true range||$0.51|
|50d mov avg||$7.02|
|100d mov avg||$7.82|
|200d mov avg||$9.44|
Gaia performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked Amazon.com, Best Buy, PC Connection, Disney, Dick's Sporting Goods, Overstock.com, PCM and Systemax as the bechmarking frame for Gaia stock.