NNA stock: buy or sell?

NNA stock price: $4.76 -1.45% At close on February 27th, 2020

Updated on:
February 27th, 2020

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Shares of Navios Maritime Acquisition depreciated a rough -1.45% and closed at $4.76. On Monday NNA plummed a spooky -5.53%.

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation provides marine transportation services worldwide. It owns a fleet of crude oil, refined petroleum product, and chemical tankers.

Should I buy NNA stock?

Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best time to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we 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 Navios Maritime Acquisition 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 Navios Maritime Acquisition stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for NNA stock for the last 30 days.

NNA stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Navios Maritime Acquisition closed today at $4.76 and depreciated a rough -1.45%.

Navios Maritime Acquisition shares depreciated -1.45% to $4.76 today. Since Jan/27 when NNA stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-2.25 per share (-32.10%).

NNA stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Navios Maritime Acquisition shares plummed -7.57% this week, ending at $4.76. By mid February NNA boosted an astounding 11.41% in just one week.

Since late January, when NNA stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-2.25 per share (-32.10%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up late May 2019, NNA price slid a -30.00%.

NNA stock chart (weekly)

NNA stock price history

NNA IPO was on July 7th, 2008 at $111.35 per share1. Since then, NNA stock sliced a -95.70%, with a yearly average of -8.70%.

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

NNA stock historical price chart

NNA stock reached 52-week highs on October at $11.08, and all-time highs 2009-12-22 with a price of 124.81.

NNA 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. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last 30 days we have not found any price forecast for Navios Maritime Acquisition stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Navios Maritime Acquisition presented extraordinary results for 2018-Q4 . Navios Maritime Acquisition rocketed Earnings per Share (EPS) by 88.90%, beating experts of $-0.72. Navios Maritime Acquisition posted $-1.36.
NNA earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.03n/a
2017-Q2-n/a-0.41n/a
2017-Q32017-11-02-0.06-0.05n/a
2017-Q42018-02-07-0.04-0.08n/a
2018-Q12018-05-10-1.8-1.65n/a
2018-Q22018-08-22-1.8-2.1n/a
2018-Q32018-11-06-2.1-2.25n/a
2018-Q42019-02-06-0.72-1.36n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Navios Maritime Acquisition annual revenues plummed a bloodcurdling -17.31% to $187.95 million USD from $227.29 marked in 2017. Aligned with this, its earnings margin (compared to sales) collapsed to -45.96%, that is $-86.37 million.

NNA annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$202 M-$-55.39 M-27.4%-
2014$265 M30.87%$13 M4.9%-123.55%
2015$313 M18.32%$90 M28.6%587.80%
2016$290 M-7.39%$63 M21.7%-29.93%
2017$227 M-21.69%$-78.90 M-34.7%-225.48%
2018$188 M-17.31%$-86.37 M-46.0%9.47%

Quarterly financial results

Navios Maritime Acquisition reported $58.73 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 41.21% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-16.43 million with a profit margin of -27.98%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 28.31% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -56.28%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Navios Maritime Acquisition sales marked a super good growth and boosted a 16.69%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Navios Maritime Acquisition posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
NNA quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$64 M-$5.62 M8.7%-
2017-Q2$58 M-9.34%$-64.42 M-110.2%-1,246.26%
2017-Q3$54 M-7.59%$-8.11 M-15.0%-87.42%
2017-Q4$50 M-6.84%$-11.99 M-23.8%47.96%
2018-Q1$46 M-8.30%$-24.47 M-53.0%104.02%
2018-Q2$41 M-10.12%$-22.07 M-53.2%-9.80%
2018-Q3$42 M0.27%$-23.41 M-56.3%6.07%
2018-Q4$59 M41.21%$-16.43 M-28.0%-29.81%

Navios Maritime Acquisition ownership

When you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Navios Maritime Acquisition, 40.51% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Navios Maritime Acquisition stock, 8.73% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for NNA stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Navios Maritime Acquisition:

NNA
Market cap$76.6 M
Total shares16.1 M
Float shares8.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)8.7%
  - Insider holdings (%)40.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

NNA summary

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
Open$4.80
Close$4.76
Day range$4.51 - $5.06
Previous close$4.83
Session gain-1.45%
Average true range$0.34
50d mov avg$6.70
100d mov avg$7.21
200d mov avg$6.61
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Navios Maritime Acquisition performance

To measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. In the following table, we compare Navios Maritime Acquisition performance to :
Stock3m6m12m
NNANavios Maritime A...-39.75%-18.35%-6.11%

Navios Maritime Acquisition competitors

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