Maxar stock: buy or sell?

MAXR stock price: $12.15 21.50% At close on May 22nd, 2020

Updated on:
May 22nd, 2020


Maxar broke up the simple moving average line of 200 days today and closed at $12.15, boosted a 21.50%. On Tuesday MAXR plummed a scary -5.69%.

Maxar Technologies Ltd., a space and geospatial intelligence company, provides satellites, earth imagery, geospatial data, and analytics for the commercial and government customers worldwide.

Should I buy Maxar stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. That's why is so important to choose your own trading plan 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 Maxar Technologies stock situation right now, therefore 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Maxar 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 MAXR stock for the last 30 days.

Maxar stock analysis

Daily outlook

Maxar shares broke up the simple moving average line of 200 days today and closed at $12.15, boosted a 21.50%.

Maxar crossed up the SMA line of 200 days today and closed at $12.15, boosted a 21.50%. MAXR broke out again over $10.63 after a 10.25% correction started on Monday.

MAXR stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a dreadful -20.11% in a week last week, Maxar Technologies closed this week at $12.15 and climbed a dazzling 29.26%.

Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up this week, MAXR climbed $2.75 (29.26%). Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up early September, MAXR price climbed $5.09 per share (72.10%).

MAXR stock chart (weekly)

Maxar stock price history

Maxar stock went public on March 31st, 2009 with a price of $16.101. Since then, MAXR stock declined a -24.50%, with a yearly average of -2.20%.

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

Maxar stock historical price chart

MAXR stock reached 52-week highs on January at $21.43, and all-time highs 2015-05-11 with a price of 73.33.

Maxar stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. 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 Maxar stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when Maxar posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
MAXR earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an amazing gain of 31.27% to $2,141.00 million dollars. By contrast, its profit margin (compared to sales) collapsed to -59.04%, that is $-1,264.00 million.

MAXR annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$1,820 M-$105 M5.8%-
2014$1,808 M-0.66%$41 M2.2%-61.36%
2015$1,526 M-15.61%$103 M6.7%153.60%
2016$1,535 M0.63%$104 M6.8%0.92%
2017$1,631 M6.22%$58 M3.6%-44.17%
2018$2,141 M31.27%$-1,264.00 M-59.0%-2,279.31%

Quarterly financial results

Maxar posted $496.20 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -2.36% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-843.90 million with a profit margin of -170.07%. Profit margin plunged a -84.97% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -85.10%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Maxar Technologies sales marked a terrible drop down and fell a -8.97%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Maxar posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
MAXR quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$494 M-$5.89 M1.2%-
2017-Q2$504 M1.90%$25.84 M5.1%338.71%
2017-Q3$340 M-32.59%$11.99 M3.5%-53.61%
2017-Q4$545 M60.52%$64.50 M11.8%438.11%
2018-Q1$558 M2.31%$31.00 M5.6%-51.94%
2018-Q2$579 M3.80%$-18.60 M-3.2%-160.00%
2018-Q3$508 M-12.21%$-432.50 M-85.1%2,225.27%
2018-Q4$496 M-2.36%$-843.90 M-170.1%95.12%

Maxar ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a stock, 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 Maxar Technologies, 1.47% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Maxar:

Market cap$730.7 M
Total shares60.1 M
Float shares59.6 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)93.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)1.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Maxar summary

Friday, May 22nd, 2020
Day range$9.90 - $12.34
Previous close$10.00
Session gain21.50%
Average true range$1.02
50d mov avg$10.39
100d mov avg$13.77
200d mov avg$11.54
Daily patternlb01c
Weekly pattern lb11a

Maxar performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Maxar, the benchmark is made against .
MAXRMaxar Technologie...-29.52%7.43%60.08%

Maxar competitors

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