NAUH stock: buy or sell?

NAUH stock price: $0.05 0.00% At close on June 26th, 2019

Updated on:
June 26th, 2019

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National American University shares stayed stable 0.00% to $0.05 today. On June/17 NAUH collapsed a spooky -60.00%. On Jun/14 NAUH climbed an exceptional 37.50%. Counting Wednesday, it's been 4 green days in a row, soaring $0.00 or 0.00%.

National American University Holdings, Inc. owns and operates National American University (NAU) that provides professional and technical postsecondary education primarily for working adults and other non-traditional students in the United States.

Should I buy NAUH stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with National American University 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 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 National American University stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for NAUH stock for the last month.

NAUH stock analysis

Daily outlook

National American University stayed stable a tight 0.00% and closed at $0.05.

Shares of National American University stayed constant a tight 0.00% and closed at $0.05. NAUH is soaring again after a 37.50% correction from its last top on May at $0.08.

NAUH stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a chilling -60.00% in a week last week, National American University closed this week at $0.05 and stayed constant a tight 0.00%. By mid June NAUH skyrocketed a super good 37.50% in just one week.

National American University finally fell under the support line and now is sliding further looking for new supports. Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down last week, NAUH fell $-0.03 per share (-37.50%).

NAUH stock chart (weekly)

NAUH stock price history

NAUH IPO was on January 8th, 2008 at $4.52 per share1. Since then, NAUH stock declined a -98.90%, with a yearly average of -9.00%.

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

NAUH stock historical price chart

NAUH stock reached 52-week highs on October at $1.87, and all-time highs 2010-02-12 with a price of 8.06.

NAUH stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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 30 days we have not detected any price forecast for National American University stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since January, when National American University presented its last earnings report, it plunged a frightening -76.19%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
NAUH earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2016-Q4-n/a-0.03n/a
2017-Q1-n/a-0.1n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.01n/a
2017-Q3-n/a-0.15n/a
2017-Q4-n/a-0.13n/a
2018-Q12018-04-04n/a-0.15n/a
2018-Q22018-08-15n/a-0.04n/a
2018-Q32018-10-10n/a-0.2n/a
2018-Q42019-01-22n/a-0.46n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, National American University annual revenues plunged a godawful -10.86% to $77.18 million USD from $86.59 marked in 2017. In the same way, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) slipped to -15.76%, that is $-12.16 million.

To have an updated view of the financial situation of National American University, 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 National American University TTM sales up to November 2018 were $53.41 and income was $-9.51 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem National American University business evolution since May 2018: Annual sales up to November, compared to lastest yearly report, plummed a frightening -30.81%. On the other hand, profit margin (net income/sales) slightly fell at -15.76%.

NAUH annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$129 M-$5.45 M4.2%-
2014$128 M-1.11%$3.49 M2.7%-35.96%
2015$118 M-7.72%$6.72 M5.7%92.44%
2016$96 M-18.47%$-5.35 M-5.6%-179.63%
2017$87 M-9.91%$-6.28 M-7.2%17.33%
2018$77 M-10.86%$-12.16 M-15.8%93.80%
TTM $53 M-30.81%$-9.51 M-17.8%-21.80%

Quarterly financial results

National American University reported M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -100.00% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin remained stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -30.89%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, National American University sales marked a spooky slide and collapsed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, National American University posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
NAUH quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2016-Q4$22 M-$-0.75 M-3.4%-
2017-Q1$21 M-2.96%$-2.54 M-11.9%237.77%
2017-Q2$22 M3.80%$-0.93 M-4.2%-63.35%
2017-Q3$20 M-10.57%$-3.83 M-19.3%311.39%
2017-Q4$20 M1.10%$-3.78 M-18.9%-1.38%
2018-Q1$18 M-8.95%$-3.71 M-20.3%-1.85%
2018-Q2$19 M5.03%$-0.85 M-4.4%-77.10%
2018-Q3$16 M-16.24%$-4.95 M-30.9%483.51%

National American University ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's 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 National American University, 63.58% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of National American University stock, 16.57% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for NAUH 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:

NAUHAPEIATGECECOLINC
Market cap$1.2 M$470.5 M$2.5 B$1.3 B$55.0 M
Total shares24.8 M16.6 M56.6 M70.1 M25.2 M
Float shares7.6 M14.8 M55.9 M65.5 M17.1 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)16.6%93.7%99.6%83.2%70.3%
  - Insider holdings (%)63.6%3.9%1.1%3.9%13.3%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

NAUH summary

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
Open$0.05
Close$0.05
Day range$0.05 - $0.05
Previous close$0.05
Session gain0.00%
Average true range$0.02
50d mov avg$0.06
100d mov avg$0.10
200d mov avg$0.39
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lt01c

National American University performance

To better understand National American University performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We chose American Public Education, Adtalem Global Education, Career Education, Lincoln Educational Services and Grand Canyon Education as the bechmarking frame for National American University stock.
Stock3m6m12m
NAUHNational American...-16.67%-79.17%-94.74%
APEIAmerican Public E...-5.84%1.21%-32.64%
ATGEAdtalem Global Ed...-3.61%-4.86%-7.17%
CECOCareer Education11.50%60.31%13.91%
LINCLincoln Education...-29.68%-4.80%25.29%
LOPEGrand Canyon Educ...1.63%22.54%4.27%

National American University competitors

One check before trading any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for National American University. We chose 5 companies as National American University competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.