PAC stock: buy or sell?

PAC stock price: $91.07 -1.52% At close on August 19th, 2019

Updated on:
August 19th, 2019

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Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de shares depreciated -1.52% to $91.07 today. On Wednesday PAC collapsed a bloodcurdling -6.32%.

Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V. operates airports primarily in Mexico's Pacific region. It has 12 airports in Guadalajara, Puerto Vallarta, Tijuana, San Jose del Cabo, Silao (Guanajuato), Hermosillo, Mexicali, Los Mochis, La Paz, Manzanillo, Morelia, and Aguascalientes, as well as 1 international airport in Jamaica.

Should I buy PAC 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 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 Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de 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 Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At Stocks2.com, we collected 5 ratings published for PAC stock in the last month.

The general sentiment of these ratings is bearish for PAC stock, with 2 negative ratings.
Is PAC a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-6JPMorgan Chase & Co.NeutralUnderweight
2019-6-27UBS GroupNeutralSell
2019-2-27JPMorgan Chase & Co.OverweightNeutral
2019-2-11ScotiabankOutperformSector Perform
2019-1-7UBS GroupNeutralBuy

PAC stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de ended today at $91.07 and depreciated a fatal -1.52%.

Shares of Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de depreciated a fatal -1.52% and closed at $91.07. Since May when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, PAC price slipped $-6.26 per share (-6.43%). PAC marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $103.32 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation. On June, PAC hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on June tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.

PAC stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de closed this week at $91.07 and slightly fell an unpleasant -1.52%. Late July PAC plunged a scary -8.26% in just one week. Counting this, it's been 3 sliding weeks in a row, loosing $-8.06 (-8.37%).

PAC marked an uptrend of rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last top by mid June at $109.18, price slid and bounced up back from $87.33. Breaking down under $87.33 would cancel the current uptrend and it might test lower supports. Note that $109.18 might act as a resistance line. Not so far away is the last all-time high Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de marked by mid June, but since then it dropped a 16.59%. This week, Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de stock undercut the significant level of the 40-weeks moving average. Trading stocks that are below 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. Since late April when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, PAC price slipped $-10.55 per share (-10.38%).

PAC stock chart (weekly)

PAC stock price history

PAC IPO was on February 27th, 2006 at $14.55 per share1. Since then, PAC stock surged a 525.90%, with a yearly average of 40.50%. If you had invested right after PAC's IPO a $1,000 in PAC stock in 2006, it would worth $5,259.00 today.

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

PAC stock historical price chart

PAC stock reached all-time highs on June with a price of $109.18.

PAC 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. You should not follow the analysts' PAC 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 Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On February, Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de reported its latest financial data, posting a good growth for the Earnings per Share (EPS) ratio. Experts were expecting $0.98 per share, but Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de posted $1.08.
PAC earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a2.9n/a
2017-Q2-n/a2.11n/a
2017-Q3-n/a2.02n/a
2017-Q42018-02-23n/a1.18n/a
2018-Q12018-06-20n/an/an/a
2018-Q22018-07-26n/a1.1n/a
2018-Q32018-10-250.921.2535.9%
2018-Q42019-02-210.981.0810.2%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de annual turnover boosted an outstanding 14.21% to $14,122.90 million USD from $12,365.90 marked in 2017. In contrast, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) declined to 35.67%, that is $5,037.37 million.

PAC annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$5,230 M-$2,250 M43.0%-
2014$376 M-92.81%$152 M40.4%-93.24%
2015$8,107 M2,054.65%$2,726 M33.6%1,691.87%
2016$11,108 M37.01%$3,282 M29.5%20.39%
2017$12,366 M11.33%$4,649 M37.6%41.66%
2018$14,123 M14.21%$5,037 M35.7%8.35%

Quarterly financial results

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de reported $3,739.93 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 5.87% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $1,094.00 million with a profit margin of 29.25%. Profit margin dropped a -8.25% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 37.51%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de sales marked a dazzling gain and skyrocketed a 21.84%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de posted 5 positive quarters in a row.
PAC quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$3,170 M-$1,520 M47.9%-
2017-Q2$3,100 M-2.21%$1,110 M35.8%-26.97%
2017-Q3$3,034 M-2.14%$1,085 M35.8%-2.29%
2017-Q4$3,070 M1.18%$881 M28.7%-18.73%
2018-Q1$3,410 M11.09%$1,400 M41.1%58.84%
2018-Q2$3,440 M0.88%$1,160 M33.7%-17.14%
2018-Q3$3,532 M2.69%$1,325 M37.5%14.21%
2018-Q4$3,740 M5.87%$1,094 M29.3%-17.43%

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de ownership

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

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.00% of all shares.

In case of Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de stock, 10.15% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for PAC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

PACASROMAB
Market cap$5.1 B$4.2 B$2.2 B
Total shares56.1 M30.0 M49.2 M
Float shares36.1 M16.6 M41.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)10.2%53.9%13.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.0%0.9%0.0%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%

PAC summary

Monday, August 19th, 2019
Open$92.83
Close$91.07
Day range$90.86 - $93.20
Previous close$92.48
Session gain-1.52%
Average true range$2.95
50d mov avg$102.07
100d mov avg$100.01
200d mov avg$91.32
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lb03a

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de performance

To better understand Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de performance to Grupo Aeroportuario del Sureste, S.A. de and Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte S.A.B. de:
Stock3m6m12m
PACGrupo Aeroportuar...-9.46%-5.10%-4.05%
ASRGrupo Aeroportuar...-8.71%-10.13%-15.19%
OMABGrupo Aeroportuar...-9.89%2.24%-4.19%

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de competitors

Creating a list of competitors for Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de it's difficult. We selected 2 public companies that are related to and can be considered as competitors of Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico, S.A. de: