Gaia stock: buy or sell?

GAIA stock price: $7.48 0.40% At close on August 22nd, 2019

Updated on:
August 22nd, 2019

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Gaia gained a slightly good 0.40% and closed at $7.48. On Monday GAIA skyrocketed an astounding 5.50%. On August/14 GAIA plummed a hair-raising -5.01%.

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.

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 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.

Is GAIA a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-3-5Lake Street Capitaln/aBuy
2019-3-5B. Rileyn/aBuy

Gaia stock analysis

Daily outlook

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.

GAIA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

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 chart (weekly)

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 $22.00

How 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:
GAIA stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-3-5Lake Street CapitalLowers Targetn/a$20.00-
2019-3-5B. RileySet Price Targetn/a$24.00-
(in average)$0.00$22.000.0%
The price target for Gaia stock is $22.00, moving in a range between $24.00 and $20.00. In average, analysts' outlook on GAIA price target is stable from previous estimations.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On 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.
GAIA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/a-0.42n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.37n/a
2017-Q42018-02-26n/a-0.37n/a
2018-Q12018-05-07-0.52-0.39n/a
2018-Q22018-08-06-0.42-0.35n/a
2018-Q32018-11-05-0.41-0.58n/a
2018-Q42019-03-04-0.58-0.62n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 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.

GAIA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$5.47 M-$-10.00 M-182.8%-
2014$167 M2,947.42%$-9.92 M-5.9%-0.84%
2015$188 M12.79%$-11.71 M-6.2%18.05%
2016$17 M-90.83%$87 M504.8%-843.77%
2017$28 M64.03%$-23.27 M-82.3%-126.73%
2018$44 M54.98%$-33.79 M-77.1%45.21%

Quarterly financial results

Gaia 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.
GAIA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$7 M-$-6.31 M-96.2%-
2017-Q3$8 M14.66%$-5.21 M-69.2%-17.51%
2017-Q4$8 M12.02%$-5.58 M-66.2%7.13%
2018-Q1$10 M14.11%$-6.04 M-62.8%8.23%
2018-Q2$10 M8.79%$-6.35 M-60.7%5.20%
2018-Q3$11 M8.86%$-10.33 M-90.7%62.69%
2018-Q4$12 M8.73%$-11.08 M-89.5%7.27%
2019-Q1$12 M0.69%$-6.73 M-54.0%-39.30%

Gaia ownership

When 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:

GAIAAMZNBBYCNXNDIS
Market cap$73.3 M$888.4 B$18.4 B$938.3 M$202.3 B
Total shares9.8 M492.1 M267.0 M26.3 M1,490.0 M
Float shares11.1 M436.0 M234.7 M11.1 M1,800.0 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 selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Gaia summary

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Open$7.47
Close$7.48
Day range$7.25 - $7.62
Previous close$7.45
Session gain0.40%
Average true range$0.51
50d mov avg$7.02
100d mov avg$7.82
200d mov avg$9.44
Daily patternlb02a
Weekly pattern lt03a

Gaia performance

Performance 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.
Stock3m6m12m
GAIAGaia-5.67%-36.07%-55.87%
AMZNAmazon.com-0.97%10.67%-5.24%
BBYBest Buy5.13%15.53%-13.80%
CNXNPC Connection6.58%-14.69%-5.49%
DISDisney2.86%18.51%22.98%
DKSDick's Sporti...-6.08%-8.64%-2.48%
OSTKOverstock.com97.94%6.18%-31.09%
PCMIPCM32.17%7.68%62.42%
SYXSystemax0.66%-12.96%-26.92%

Gaia competitors

We chose a few stocks to conform a list of Gaia competitors to check if you are interested in investing in GAIA: