MSN stock: buy or sell?
May 21st, 2019
Emerson Radio Corp., together with its subsidiaries, designs, sources, imports, markets, and sells various houseware and consumer electronic products under the Emerson brand in the United States and internationally.
Should I buy MSN stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. 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.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Emerson Radio stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Emerson Radio 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 MSN stock for the last 30 days.
MSN stock analysis
Emerson Radio shares plunged -5.88% to $1.12 today.
Shares of Emerson Radio plunged a dreadful -5.88% and closed at $1.12.
Emerson Radio shares collapsed -5.88% this week, ending at $1.12.
Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late December 2018, MSN fell $-0.35 per share (-23.81%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.
MSN stock price history
MSN IPO was on December 28th, 1994 at $0.80 per share1. Since then, MSN stock grew a 40.00%, with an average of 1.70% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in MSN stock in 1994, it would worth $400.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
MSN stock historical price chart
MSN stock reached 52-week highs at $1.54, and all-time highs 2003-02-05 with a price of 2.36.
MSN stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' MSN stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price target for Emerson Radio stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince March, when Emerson Radio presented its last earnings report, it plummed a hair-raising -18.25%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a dreadful drop down of -29.31% to $15.02 M dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, likewise, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plunged a -44.49% to -45.61%. To have an updated view of the financial situation of Emerson Radio, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2018-Q4 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Emerson Radio TTM sales up to December 2018 were $11.45 and earnings were $-5.72 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Emerson Radio business evolution since March 2018: Annual sales up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, plunged a hair-raising -23.76%. Regarding profit margin, Emerson Radio decreased -4.35% to -45.61%
|2013||$128 M||-||$6.00 M4.7%||-|
|2014||$78 M||-39.38%||$1.32 M1.7%||-78.00%|
|2015||$76 M||-1.94%||$1.89 M2.5%||43.41%|
|2016||$46 M||-40.06%||$-0.97 M-2.1%||-151.14%|
|2017||$21 M||-53.55%||$-0.24 M-1.1%||-75.52%|
|2018||$15 M||-29.31%||$-6.85 M-45.6%||2,790.72%|
|TTM||$11 M||-23.76%||$-5.72 M-50.0%||-16.48%|
Quarterly financial resultsEmerson Radio posted $2.54 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -1.74% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-0.53 M with a profit margin of -20.82%. Profit margin stepped up a 2.19% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -23.01%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Emerson Radio sales marked a scary decrease and collapsed a -40.01%.
|2017-Q1||$4 M||-||$-0.80 M-21.8%||-|
|2017-Q2||$3 M||-17.81%||$-0.89 M-29.7%||11.81%|
|2017-Q3||$4 M||24.07%||$-1.04 M-28.0%||17.08%|
|2017-Q4||$4 M||13.81%||$-1.17 M-27.6%||12.38%|
|2018-Q1||$4 M||-4.08%||$-3.75 M-92.2%||220.07%|
|2018-Q2||$2 M||-44.30%||$-0.85 M-37.6%||-77.32%|
|2018-Q3||$3 M||14.27%||$-0.60 M-23.0%||-30.00%|
|2018-Q4||$3 M||-1.74%||$-0.53 M-20.8%||-11.09%|
Emerson Radio ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Emerson Radio, 72.44% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Emerson Radio stock, 11.60% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for MSN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Emerson Radio:
|Market cap||$23.6 M||$15.5 M||$98.4 M||$363.5 M||$86.2 M|
|Total shares||21.0 M||7.4 M||32.6 M||7.0 M||21.9 M|
|Float shares||5.8 M||1.7 M||23.7 M||3.4 M||19.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||11.6%||10.4%||53.8%||56.9%||58.7%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||72.4%||79.4%||2.5%||39.9%||9.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, May 21st, 2019|
|Day range||$1.12 - $1.19|
|Average true range||$0.06|
|50d mov avg||$1.32|
|100d mov avg||$1.38|
|200d mov avg||$1.42|
Emerson Radio performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We chose Koss, LRAD, NACCO Industries and VOXX International as the bechmarking frame for Emerson Radio stock.