PESI stock: buy or sell?
February 27th, 2020
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an environmental and technology know-how company in the United States.
Should I buy PESI stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. 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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock situation right now, therefore 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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for PESI stock for the last month.
PESI stock analysis
Perma-Fix Environmental Services plunged a bloodcurdling -11.71% and closed at $6.26.
Shares of Perma-Fix Environmental Services plunged a bloodcurdling -11.71% and closed at $6.26. In this session, Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock crossed down the SMA100d line. If you are using SMA100d line as stop loss trigger, double check your position in this stock.
Shares of Perma-Fix Environmental Services collapsed a frightening -18.38% this week. By mid February PESI skyrocketed an exceptional 8.23% in just one week.
Late May 2019, SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up triggering a rise of 58.08%. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early April, PESI climbed $2.75 (78.35%).
PESI stock price history
PESI stock went public on December 8th, 1992 with a price of $33.751. Since then, PESI stock lost a -81.50%, with a yearly average of -3.00%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
PESI stock historical price chart
PESI stock reached 52-week highs on December at $9.98, and all-time highs 1993-02-09 with a price of 41.25.
PESI stock price targetHow much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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 30 days we have not found any price prediction for Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on March, Perma-Fix Environmental Services . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Perma-Fix Environmental Services annual turnover remained steady a tight -0.46% to $49.54 million dollars from $49.77 marked in 2017. Instead, its income margin (compared to revenues) grew to -2.87%, that is $-1.42 million.
|2013||$74 M||-||$-34.41 M-46.2%||-|
|2014||$57 M||-23.31%||$-1.23 M-2.1%||-96.44%|
|2015||$62 M||9.32%||$-1.05 M-1.7%||-14.29%|
|2016||$51 M||-17.90%||$-13.41 M-26.2%||1,176.67%|
|2017||$50 M||-2.83%||$-3.68 M-7.4%||-72.55%|
|2018||$50 M||-0.46%||$-1.42 M-2.9%||-61.39%|
Quarterly financial resultsPerma-Fix Environmental Services reported $11.74 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -2.05% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-2.39 M with a profit margin of -20.33%. Profit margin collapsed a -22.17% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1.84%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Perma-Fix Environmental Services sales marked a rough slide and fell a -6.77%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Perma-Fix Environmental Services posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$13 M||-||$-0.60 M-4.7%||-|
|2017-Q2||$13 M||0.08%||$-1.01 M-7.9%||69.46%|
|2017-Q3||$12 M||-7.56%||$-2.04 M-17.4%||102.38%|
|2017-Q4||$13 M||7.08%||$0.26 M2.1%||-112.72%|
|2018-Q1||$13 M||0.54%||$0.14 M1.1%||-47.69%|
|2018-Q2||$13 M||3.97%||$0.61 M4.6%||348.53%|
|2018-Q3||$12 M||-8.94%||$0.22 M1.8%||-63.77%|
|2018-Q4||$12 M||-2.05%||$-2.39 M-20.3%||-1,179.64%|
Perma-Fix Environmental Services ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Perma-Fix Environmental Services shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 6.85% of all shares.
In case of Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock, 47.22% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for PESI stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Perma-Fix Environmental Services:
|Market cap||$75.6 M|
|Total shares||12.1 M|
|Float shares||11.3 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||47.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||6.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Thursday, February 27th, 2020|
|Day range||$6.26 - $7.00|
|Average true range||$0.46|
|50d mov avg||$8.02|
|100d mov avg||$6.99|
|200d mov avg||$5.49|
Perma-Fix Environmental Services performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. For Perma-Fix Environmental Services, the comparison is made against .