INFU stock: buy or sell?

INFU stock price: $5.40 1.89% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019

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InfuSystems rose a beatiful 1.89% and closed at $5.40.

InfuSystem Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides infusion pumps, and related products and services in the United States and Canada.

Should I buy INFU stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. 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, InfuSystems 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 doesn't mean INFU will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is InfuSystems 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 INFU stock for the last month.

INFU stock analysis

Daily outlook

InfuSystems ended today at $5.40 and rose a beatiful 1.89%.

InfuSystems ended today at $5.40 and rose a beatiful 1.89%. On September 10th, INFU hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $5.21 recorded on May. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences. From a daily outlook perspective, INFU is drawing an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top on Sep/10 at $5.51, price slid and bounced up back from $4.98. Breaking down under $4.98 would cancel the current uptrend and it might slide further to test lower supports. Note that $5.51 might act as a resistance line. If InfuSystems breakouts over $5.51 with average or higher volume, this would be a clear signal that the uptrend resumes. On Sep/4, SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up triggering a rise of 7.36%. Since last Aug/9 when INFU stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $1.09 (25.29%).

INFU stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an astounding 5.61% in a week last week, InfuSystems closed this week at $5.40 and appreciated a slightly good 0.93%. Counting this, it's been 4 climbing weeks in a row, soaring a 8.80%. Late July INFU plunged a spooky -7.42% in just one week.

In a weekly time frame, InfuSystems stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, INFU might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Not so far away is the last all-time high InfuSystems marked last week. Early September, SMA10w and SMA20w crossed up triggering a rise of 8.43%. Since early August when INFU stock price broke up the SMA20w line, it gained $1.09 (25.29%).

INFU stock chart (weekly)

INFU stock price history

INFU IPO was on December 28th, 2007 at $3.85 per share1. Since then, INFU stock grew a 40.30%, with a yearly average of 3.70%. If you had invested right after INFU's IPO a $1,000 in INFU stock in 2007, it would worth $403.00 today.

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

INFU stock historical price chart

INFU stock reached all-time highs on Sep 10th with a price of $5.51.

INFU stock price target

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. 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 30 days we have not detected any price prediction for InfuSystems stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since March, when InfuSystems published its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
INFU earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.07n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.05n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.01n/a
2017-Q42018-03-13n/a-0.03n/a
2018-Q12018-04-24n/a0.01n/a
2018-Q22018-08-14n/a-0.02n/a
2018-Q32018-11-13n/a-0.03n/a
2018-Q42019-03-07n/a-0.01n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual sales report draw a fatal decrease of -5.54% to $67.14 million USD. In contrary, its profit margin (compared to revenues) climbed to -1.63%, that is $-1.10 million.

INFU annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$62 M-$1.67 M2.7%-
2014$66 M6.75%$3.36 M5.0%101.02%
2015$72 M8.48%$3.74 M5.2%11.50%
2016$70 M-2.26%$-0.22 M-0.3%-105.93%
2017$71 M0.82%$-20.71 M-29.1%9,227.48%
2018$67 M-5.54%$-1.10 M-1.6%-94.71%

Quarterly financial results

InfuSystems posted $17.56 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 5.31% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-0.28 M with a profit margin of -1.57%. Profit margin raised a 1.55% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -3.11%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, InfuSystems sales marked a fateful slide and slipped a -7.04%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, InfuSystems posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
INFU quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$18 M-$-1.48 M-8.4%-
2017-Q2$17 M-4.02%$-1.11 M-6.6%-25.00%
2017-Q3$18 M3.83%$-0.13 M-0.7%-88.38%
2017-Q4$19 M7.42%$-17.99 M-95.2%13,848.84%
2018-Q1$16 M-12.76%$0.20 M1.2%-101.13%
2018-Q2$16 M-0.41%$-0.51 M-3.1%-347.55%
2018-Q3$17 M1.60%$-0.52 M-3.1%2.77%
2018-Q4$18 M5.31%$-0.28 M-1.6%-47.01%

InfuSystems 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 InfuSystems, 22.52% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of InfuSystems stock, 67.87% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for INFU stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

INFUCRVLPINCTVTY
Market cap$106.8 M$1.5 B$0.0 M$823.6 M
Total shares19.8 M18.5 M0.0 M47.8 M
Float shares11.6 M8.1 M58.9 M38.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)67.9%48.3%100.8%110.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)22.5%49.2%1.1%3.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

INFU summary

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Open$5.34
Close$5.40
Day range$5.24 - $5.45
Previous close$5.30
Session gain1.89%
Average true range$0.22
50d mov avg$4.83
100d mov avg$4.73
200d mov avg$4.36
Daily patternlb03a
Weekly pattern lt06a

InfuSystems performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared InfuSystems against CorVel, Premier and Tivity Health in the following table:
Stock3m6m12m
INFUInfuSystems18.16%15.38%61.19%
CRVLCorVel-1.61%29.71%39.88%
PINCPremier-6.77%5.48%-16.42%
TVTYTivity Health-1.15%0.88%-48.44%

InfuSystems competitors

We picked a few stocks to conform a list of InfuSystems competitors to watch if you are interested in investing in INFU: