Jason stock: buy or sell?
May 22nd, 2020
Jason Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture of seating, finishing, acoustics, and components in the United States and internationally.
Should I buy Jason stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading strategy helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Jason 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 Jason stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for JASN stock for the last 30 days.
Jason stock analysis
After boosting an exceptional 6.67% on Thursday, Jason closed on Friday at $0.14 and plunged a scary -6.67%.
After boosting an exceptional 6.67% on Thursday, Jason closed on Friday at $0.14 and plunged a scary -6.67%. JASN is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $0.15. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on January, JASN fell $-0.19 per share (-57.58%).
After boosting a super good 13.33% in a week by mid May, Jason closed this week at $0.14 and collapsed a hair-raising -6.67%.
Observing the weekly chart, price is in a simple uptrend, tested $0.08 level and now climbing back aiming its last top at $0.20. Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down by mid January, JASN fell $-0.19 per share (-57.58%).
Jason stock price history
Jason stock went public on October 30th, 2013 with a price of $9.901. Since then, JASN stock declined a -98.60%, with a yearly average of -16.40%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Jason stock historical price chart
JASN stock reached 52-week highs at $1.15, and all-time highs 2014-03-04 with a price of 12.
Jason stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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. You should not follow the analysts' JASN 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 detected any price prediction for Jason stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, Jason Industries presented its financial report, posting an outstanding climb for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Experts expected $-0.17 per share, but Jason Industries posted $-0.43.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a rough decrease of -5.50% to $612.95 M USD. Aligned with this, its profit margin (compared to revenues) decreased to -3.15%, that is $-19.32 million.
|2014||$325 M||-||$-11.62 M-3.6%||-|
|2015||$708 M||117.73%||$-74.46 M-10.5%||540.88%|
|2016||$706 M||-0.40%||$-66.88 M-9.5%||-10.18%|
|2017||$649 M||-8.07%||$-4.48 M-0.7%||-93.30%|
|2018||$613 M||-5.50%||$-19.32 M-3.2%||331.38%|
Quarterly financial resultsJason reported $131.98 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -9.17% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-12.40 M with a profit margin of -9.39%. Profit margin eased a -5.60% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -3.79%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Jason Industries sales marked a horrible correction and fell a -9.31%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Jason posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$175 M||-||$-0.39 M-0.2%||-|
|2017-Q2||$175 M||-0.18%||$-3.48 M-2.0%||801.55%|
|2017-Q3||$155 M||-11.12%||$-1.60 M-1.0%||-53.99%|
|2017-Q4||$146 M||-6.38%||$2.36 M1.6%||-247.28%|
|2018-Q1||$167 M||14.94%||$-0.82 M-0.5%||-134.73%|
|2018-Q2||$168 M||0.70%||$-0.59 M-0.3%||-28.33%|
|2018-Q3||$145 M||-13.73%||$-5.51 M-3.8%||839.01%|
|2018-Q4||$132 M||-9.17%||$-12.40 M-9.4%||124.95%|
Jason ownershipChecking Jason Industries 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 Jason Industries, 19.87% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Jason stock, 39.59% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for JASN 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 stocks:
|Market cap||$4.0 M|
|Total shares||28.9 M|
|Float shares||14.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||39.6%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||19.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, May 22nd, 2020|
|Day range||$0.14 - $0.16|
|Average true range||$0.01|
|50d mov avg||$0.14|
|100d mov avg||$0.16|
|200d mov avg||$0.25|
Jason performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We chose as the bechmarking frame for Jason Industries stock.