GSB stock: buy or sell?
May 15th, 2020
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?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Following a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, GlobalSCAPE stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is GlobalSCAPE stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for GSB stock for the last 30 days.
GSB stock analysis
GlobalSCAPE appreciated a slightly good 0.34% and closed at $8.82.
GlobalSCAPE appreciated a slightly good 0.34% and closed at $8.82. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on Apr/23, GSB climbed $0.48 (5.76%). On January, GSB hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $12.33 recorded on January. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
GlobalSCAPE plummed a dreadful -7.84% this week. Late April GSB skyrocketed an outstanding 15.31% in just one week.
GlobalSCAPE is in a clear downtrend, marking successive declining peaks and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is an opportunity to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Since late April when GSB stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $1.02 (13.08%). Far behind is the all-time high GlobalSCAPE marked late January and since then the price is -28.58% below that top.
GSB stock price history
GSB IPO was on September 15th, 2003 at $0.09 per share1. Since then, GSB stock surged a 9,700.00%, with a yearly average of 606.30%. If you had invested right after GSB's IPO a $1,000 in GSB stock in 2003, it would worth $97,000.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
GSB stock historical price chart
GSB stock reached all-time highs on January with a price of $12.35.
GSB stock price targetPredicting 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. 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 GlobalSCAPE stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report , GlobalSCAPE . As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, GlobalSCAPE annual sales inched a slightly fine 1.55% to $34.42 M USD from $33.89 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in the same way, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) soared a 6.57% to 10.62%.
|2012||$23 M||-||$-1.80 M-7.7%||-|
|2013||$24 M||4.15%||$3.84 M15.8%||-313.33%|
|2014||$27 M||9.98%||$3.03 M11.3%||-21.20%|
|2015||$31 M||15.21%||$4.60 M14.9%||51.95%|
|2016||$33 M||8.09%||$3.95 M11.9%||-14.07%|
|2017||$34 M||1.66%||$1.37 M4.0%||-65.30%|
|2018||$34 M||1.55%||$3.65 M10.6%||166.52%|
Quarterly financial resultsGlobalSCAPE reported $9.27 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 3.22% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $3.00 M with a profit margin of 32.34%. Profit margin rocketed a 21.23% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 11.11%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, GlobalSCAPE sales marked a fine gain and jumped a 5.70%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, GlobalSCAPE posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$8 M||-||$0.75 M9.0%||-|
|2017-Q2||$8 M||1.80%||$0.46 M5.4%||-39.15%|
|2017-Q3||$8 M||-3.00%||$0.28 M3.4%||-39.61%|
|2017-Q4||$9 M||6.73%||$-0.19 M-2.2%||-169.93%|
|2018-Q1||$8 M||-12.07%||$-0.94 M-12.1%||384.46%|
|2018-Q2||$8 M||9.66%||$0.59 M7.0%||-163.42%|
|2018-Q3||$9 M||6.20%||$1.00 M11.1%||68.30%|
|2018-Q4||$9 M||3.22%||$3.00 M32.3%||200.40%|
GlobalSCAPE ownershipHaving a look at GlobalSCAPE ownership structure gives valuable information about the company and its governance (insider ownership) or the amount of investors that are on the short side.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For GlobalSCAPE, 34.19% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of GlobalSCAPE stock, 35.14% 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 following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:
|Market cap||$165.0 M|
|Total shares||18.7 M|
|Float shares||11.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||35.1%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||34.2%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, May 15th, 2020|
|Day range||$8.65 - $8.99|
|Average true range||$0.54|
|50d mov avg||$7.95|
|100d mov avg||$8.98|
|200d mov avg||$8.71|
GlobalSCAPE performanceTo better understand GlobalSCAPE performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared GlobalSCAPE against in the following table: