GNRC stock: buy or sell?

GNRC stock price: $107.31 -4.85% At close on February 25th, 2020

Updated on:
February 25th, 2020

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After climbing to all-time highs several times in past weeks, Generac Holdlings plummed -4.85% to $107.31. Tuesday was the 3rd red session in a row, sliding in full a -8.31%.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells power generation equipment and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, and industrial markets worldwide.

Should I buy GNRC stock?

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Currently, Generac Holdlings 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 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 Generac Holdlings stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for GNRC stock for the last 30 days.

GNRC stock analysis

Daily outlook

After climbing to all-time highs several times in past weeks, Generac Holdlings plummed -4.85% to $107.31.

After reaching all time highs on Thursday, Generac Holdlings plummed -4.85% to $107.31. On Thursday, GNRC hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Feb 14th tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers. On February/10 GNRC price bounced up over the SMA of 50 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock.

GNRC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Generac Holdlings plummed a hair-raising -7.64% this week. By mid February GNRC skyrocketed an exceptional 10.52% in just one week.

Generac Holdlings stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, GNRC might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Not so far away is the last price record Generac Holdlings marked last week. Since early June 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, GNRC price gained $52.16 per share (94.58%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early April, GNRC climbed $56.08 (109.47%).

GNRC stock chart (weekly)

GNRC stock price history

GNRC stock went public on February 11th, 2010 with a price of $8.571. Since then, GNRC stock surged a 1,152.20%, with an average of 115.20% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in GNRC stock in 2010, it would worth $11,522.00 today.

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

GNRC stock historical price chart

GNRC stock reached all-time highs on Thursday with a price of $117.92.

GNRC 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. 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 month we have not found any price forecast for Generac Holdlings stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when Generac Holdlings published its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
GNRC earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.22n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.66n/a
2017-Q32017-11-010.880.935.7%
2017-Q42018-02-131.191.3715.1%
2018-Q12018-05-020.640.7415.6%
2018-Q22018-08-010.911.1122.0%
2018-Q32018-11-011.081.4332.4%
2018-Q42019-02-141.391.422.2%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw an outstanding growth of 20.49% to $2,023.46 million dollars. On the other hand, its earnings margin (compared to sales) grew to 11.77%, that is $238.26 million.

GNRC annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$1,490 M-$175 M11.7%-
2014$1,461 M-1.95%$175 M12.0%0.04%
2015$1,317 M-9.83%$78 M5.9%-55.47%
2016$1,444 M9.65%$99 M6.8%27.06%
2017$1,679 M16.26%$158 M9.4%59.74%
2018$2,023 M20.49%$238 M11.8%50.98%

Quarterly financial results

Generac Holdlings posted $571.37 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 2.12% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $75.58 M with a profit margin of 13.23%. Profit margin remained stable a -0.32% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 13.54%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Generac Holdlings sales marked an extraordinary increase and skyrocketed a 16.31%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Generac Holdlings posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
GNRC quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$332 M-$13 M4.1%-
2017-Q2$395 M19.16%$26 M6.6%92.87%
2017-Q3$457 M15.65%$40 M8.7%52.96%
2017-Q4$491 M7.43%$82 M16.8%107.72%
2018-Q1$398 M-19.06%$34 M8.5%-59.21%
2018-Q2$495 M24.47%$53 M10.8%58.30%
2018-Q3$560 M13.04%$76 M13.5%42.27%
2018-Q4$571 M2.12%$76 M13.2%-0.27%

Generac Holdlings ownership

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

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Generac Holdlings, 1.68% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Generac Holdlings:

GNRC
Market cap$6.7 B
Total shares62.6 M
Float shares61.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)96.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.7%
Shares in short selling0.0%

GNRC summary

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Open$113.56
Close$107.31
Day range$107.05 - $113.95
Previous close$112.78
Session gain-4.85%
Average true range$4.50
50d mov avg$104.77
100d mov avg$98.07
200d mov avg$84.07
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Generac Holdlings performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. For Generac Holdlings, the comparison is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
GNRCGenerac Holdlings8.94%37.59%104.40%

Generac Holdlings competitors

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