Jason stock: buy or sell?

JASN stock price: $0.19 -5.00% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020

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After boosting an exceptional 15.00% on Jan 16th, Jason Industries closed yesterday at $0.19 and collapsed a dreadful -5.00%.

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. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Jason 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 JASN will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Jason Industries 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 month.

Jason stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an exceptional 15.00% on January 16th, Jason Industries closed yesterday at $0.19 and collapsed a dreadful -5.00%.

After boosting an exceptional 15.00% on Jan 16th, Jason Industries closed yesterday at $0.19 and collapsed a dreadful -5.00%. JASN shows a short term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. In the very short term, on Dec/27 it marked a new bottom at $0.26 that should act a support if Jason Industries starts a trading flat base in the range of $0.26 - $0.45 If Jason breakouts over $0.45 with average or higher volume, this would be a clear signal that the uptrend resumes. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on Monday, JASN fell $-0.14 per share (-42.42%).

JASN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Jason Industries shares plummed -42.42% this week, ending at $0.19. Late December 2019 JASN skyrocketed an outstanding 22.22% in just one week.

The downtrend marked by JASN has left consecutive declining peaks and bottoms. There is a chance to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level.

JASN stock chart (weekly)

Jason stock price history

Jason stock went public on October 30th, 2013 with a price of $9.901. Since then, JASN stock declined a -98.10%, 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 on February at $2.68, and all-time highs 2014-03-04 with a price of 12.

Jason stock price target

How 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. 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 detected any price prediction for Jason Industries stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Jason Industries presented dazzling results for 2018-Q4 on March. Jason boosted Earnings per Share (EPS) by 152.90%, beating experts of $-0.17. Jason posted $-0.43.
JASN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/an/an/a
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-03-01-0.15-0.02n/a
2018-Q12018-05-030.060.01-83.3%
2018-Q22018-08-020.020.0350.0%
2018-Q32018-10-30-0.05-0.2n/a
2018-Q42019-03-05-0.17-0.43n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Jason Industries annual turnover fell a rough -5.50% to $612.95 M dollars from $648.62 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in line, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) depreciated a -2.46% to -3.15%.

JASN annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2014$325 M-$-11.62 M-3.6%-
2015$708 M117.73%$-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 results

Jason Industries reported $131.98 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a -9.17% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-12.40 million with a profit margin of -9.39%. Profit margin dropped a -5.60% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -3.79%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Jason sales marked a horrible correction and slipped a -9.31%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Jason posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
JASN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
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$167 M14.94%$-0.82 M-0.5%-134.73%
2018-Q2$168 M0.70%$-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 ownership

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

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Jason Industries, 18.27% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Jason stock, 35.35% 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 following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

JASNDORMMODTHRMWWD
Market cap$5.4 M$2.5 B$388.6 M$1.6 B$7.8 B
Total shares28.4 M32.8 M50.8 M32.7 M62.0 M
Float shares14.8 M26.9 M49.2 M32.4 M57.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)35.4%84.8%89.9%106.5%74.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)18.3%17.6%3.9%0.8%7.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Jason summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Open$0.19
Close$0.19
Day range$0.16 - $0.20
Previous close$0.20
Session gain-5.00%
Average true range$0.06
50d mov avg$0.25
100d mov avg$0.31
200d mov avg$0.61
Daily patternlb03a
Weekly pattern lt02a

Jason performance

To better understand Jason performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We chose Dorman Products, Modine Manufacturing, Gentherm and Woodward as the bechmarking frame for Jason Industries stock.
Stock3m6m12m
JASNJason Industries-36.67%-60.42%-86.52%
DORMDorman Products-5.52%-5.29%-16.75%
MODModine Manufactur...-29.23%-46.65%-42.61%
THRMGentherm14.75%23.34%9.83%
WWDWoodward17.08%8.46%61.37%

Jason competitors

One check before investing in any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for Jason. We picked 4 companies as Jason competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.