GSB stock: buy or sell?

GSB stock price: $11.00 3.77% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020

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GlobalSCAPE climbed 3.77% yesterday to $11.00 after marking all time highs yesterday. On Monday GSB rocketed an exceptional 5.03%.

GlobalSCAPE, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops and distributes software, delivers managed and hosted solutions, and provides associated services for secure information exchange, and file transfer and sharing for enterprises and consumers worldwide.

Should I buy GSB stock?

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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for GlobalSCAPE stock now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is GlobalSCAPE stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for GSB stock for the last month.

GSB stock analysis

Daily outlook

GlobalSCAPE climbed 3.77% yesterday and marked a new all time high at $11.00.

Shares of GlobalSCAPE ended yesterday at $11.00 after marking a new all time high ($11.00) and climbed a brilliant 3.77%. From a daily perspective, GSB is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($9.50, on December/30) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($11.00, on Tuesday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top GSB might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $11.00 or down under $9.50. Since January 3rd when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, GSB price gained $1.02 per share (10.22%). Since November when GSB stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $3.78 (52.35%).

GSB stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

GlobalSCAPE closed this week at $11.00 after reaching a new all time high ($11.00) and skyrocketed a dazzling 10.00%. Early December GSB collapsed a bloodcurdling -10.05% in just one week. This week was the fourth green week in a row.

Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up late December 2019, GSB price climbed $1.14 per share (11.56%). Since price and SMA20w lines crossed up late November 2019, GSB climbed $2.87 (35.30%).

GSB stock chart (weekly)

GSB stock price history

GSB stock went public on September 15th, 2003 with a price of $0.091. Since then, GSB stock grew a 12,122.20%, with an average of 757.60% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in GSB stock in 2003, it would worth $121,222.00 today.

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

GSB stock historical price chart

GSB stock reached all-time highs yesterday with a price of $11.00.

GSB stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. 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. 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. For the last month we have not detected any price target for GlobalSCAPE stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since February, when GlobalSCAPE published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
GSB earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.03n/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-04-05n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-06-14n/a-0.04n/a
2018-Q22018-08-09n/a0.03n/a
2018-Q32018-10-29n/a0.05n/a
2018-Q42019-02-28n/a0.17n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, GlobalSCAPE annual turnover raised a slightly fine 1.55% to $34.42 million USD from $33.89 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, aligned with this, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) jumped a 6.57% to 10.62%.

GSB annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2012$23 M-$-1.80 M-7.7%-
2013$24 M4.15%$3.84 M15.8%-313.33%
2014$27 M9.98%$3.03 M11.3%-21.20%
2015$31 M15.21%$4.60 M14.9%51.95%
2016$33 M8.09%$3.95 M11.9%-14.07%
2017$34 M1.66%$1.37 M4.0%-65.30%
2018$34 M1.55%$3.65 M10.6%166.52%

Quarterly financial results

GlobalSCAPE reported $9.27 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 3.22% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $3.00 M with a profit margin of 32.34%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 21.23% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 11.11%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, GlobalSCAPE sales marked a fine gain and escalated a 5.70%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, GlobalSCAPE posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
GSB quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$8 M-$0.75 M9.0%-
2017-Q2$8 M1.80%$0.46 M5.4%-39.15%
2017-Q3$8 M-3.00%$0.28 M3.4%-39.61%
2017-Q4$9 M6.73%$-0.19 M-2.2%-169.93%
2018-Q1$8 M-12.07%$-0.94 M-12.1%384.46%
2018-Q2$8 M9.66%$0.59 M7.0%-163.42%
2018-Q3$9 M6.20%$1.00 M11.1%68.30%
2018-Q4$9 M3.22%$3.00 M32.3%200.40%

GlobalSCAPE ownership

When you are planning to buy shares of a stock, it's always 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 GlobalSCAPE, 42.86% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of GlobalSCAPE stock, 36.71% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for GSB stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

GSB
Market cap$191.1 M
Total shares17.4 M
Float shares8.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)36.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)42.9%
Shares in short selling0.0%

GSB summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Open$10.63
Close$11.00
Day range$10.52 - $11.00
Previous close$10.60
Session gain3.77%
Average true range$0.39
50d mov avg$9.18
100d mov avg$8.61
200d mov avg$7.74
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern

GlobalSCAPE performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared GlobalSCAPE against in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
GSBGlobalSCAPE39.06%53.63%267.89%

GlobalSCAPE competitors

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