Intuit stock: buy or sell?

INTU stock price: $284.80 -0.57% At close on February 25th, 2020

Updated on:
February 25th, 2020


After reaching all time highs on Wednesday, Intuit slightly fell -0.57% today to $284.80. Tuesday was the 4th red session in a row, sliding in full a -6.86%.

Intuit Inc. provides financial management and compliance products and services for small businesses, consumers, self-employed, and accounting professionals in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy Intuit 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. That's why is so important to define your own trading strategy that fits your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at we prefer those that are simple but successful.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Intuit stock situation right now, hence 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 doesn't mean INTU will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Intuit stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for INTU stock for the last 30 days.

Intuit stock analysis

Daily outlook

After reaching all time highs on Wednesday, Intuit slightly fell -0.57% to $284.80.

After reaching all time highs on Wednesday, Intuit slightly fell -0.57% to $284.80. On January INTU price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. In the last 33 days when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, INTU price slipped $-5.48 per share (-1.89%). On Wednesday, INTU hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Feb 18th tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

INTU stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Intuit shares eased -4.29% this week, ending at $284.80.

Not so far away is the last price record Intuit marked last week. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid December 2019, INTU climbed $25.66 (9.90%). Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up by mid January, INTU price climbed $9.55 per share (3.47%).

INTU stock chart (weekly)

Intuit stock price history

Intuit stock went public on March 12th, 1993 with a price of $2.091. Since then, INTU stock grew a 13,526.80%, with an average of 520.30% per year. If you had invested right after INTU's IPO a $1,000 in Intuit stock in 1993, it would worth $135,268.00 today.

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

Intuit stock historical price chart

INTU stock reached all-time highs on Wednesday with a price of $306.89.

Intuit 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. You should not follow the analysts' INTU stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price target for Intuit stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, Intuit presented its financial report, posting an astounding growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Analyst were expecting $0.56 per share, but Intuit posted $0.70.
INTU earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Intuit annual sales remained steady a tight 0.07% to $5,964.00 M USD from $5,960.00 marked in 2018. When comparing 2018 vs 2018, in line, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed steady a 0.00% to 20.31%.

Intuit presents anual results in July, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Intuit TTM sales up to January 2019 were $6,431.00 and income $1,472.00 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Intuit business evolution since July 2018: Annual revenues up to January, compared to lastest yearly report, rose a more than good 7.83%. Regarding profit margin, Intuit inched 2.58% to 20.31%

INTU annual Sales and Income evolution
2014$4,240 M-$853 M20.1%-
2014$4,240 M0.00%$853 M20.1%0.00%
2015$4,190 M-1.18%$413 M9.9%-51.58%
2015$4,192 M0.05%$365 M8.7%-11.62%
2016$4,690 M11.88%$806 M17.2%120.82%
2016$4,694 M0.09%$979 M20.9%21.46%
2017$5,180 M10.35%$971 M18.7%-0.82%
2017$5,177 M-0.06%$971 M18.8%0.00%
2018$5,960 M15.12%$1,210 M20.3%24.61%
2018$5,964 M0.07%$1,211 M20.3%0.08%
TTM $6,431 M7.83%$1,472 M22.9%21.55%

Quarterly financial results

Intuit reported $1,502.00 M in sales for 2019-Q1, a 47.83% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $189.00 M with a profit margin of 12.58%. Profit margin rose a 9.24% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 3.35%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Intuit sales marked an exceptional increase and boosted a 28.93%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Intuit posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
INTU quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$2,540 M-$964 M38.0%-
2017-Q3$842 M-66.85%$24 M2.9%-97.51%
2017-Q4$886 M5.23%$-17 M-1.9%-170.83%
2018-Q1$1,165 M31.49%$-21 M-1.8%23.53%
2018-Q2$2,925 M151.07%$1,200 M41.0%-5,814.29%
2018-Q3$988 M-66.22%$49 M5.0%-95.92%
2018-Q4$1,016 M2.83%$34 M3.3%-30.61%
2019-Q1$1,502 M47.83%$189 M12.6%455.88%

Intuit ownership

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

Intuit shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 3.49% of all shares.

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

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

Market cap$74.1 B
Total shares260.3 M
Float shares251.3 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)90.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Intuit summary

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Day range$283.57 - $301.64
Previous close$286.43
Session gain-0.57%
Average true range$7.48
50d mov avg$279.65
100d mov avg$270.06
200d mov avg$267.89
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Intuit performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Intuit, the benchmark is made against .

Intuit competitors

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

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