PESI stock: buy or sell?
November 15th, 2019
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?Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. That's why is so important to choose your own trading strategy that matches with your character as inversor. 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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services 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 Perma-Fix Environmental Services 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 PESI stock for the last month.
PESI stock analysis
After sliding a chilling -6.67% on Thursday, Perma-Fix Environmental Services closed on Nov 15th at $7.05 and skyrocketed an astounding 4.44%.
After sliding a chilling -6.67% on Thursday, Perma-Fix Environmental Services closed on Nov/15 at $7.05 and skyrocketed an astounding 4.44%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on July, PESI climbed $3.45 (95.83%). From a daily perspective, PESI is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($4.67, on Nov 1st) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($7.45, on Tuesday) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top PESI might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $7.45 or down under $4.67. Since last June when SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up, PESI price gained $3.20 per share (83.12%).
After boosting an exceptional 30.00% in a week last week, Perma-Fix Environmental Services closed this week at $7.05 and escalated a remarkable 3.68%. By mid October PESI plunged a hair-raising -13.39% in just one week.
Price pattern shows an uptrend with two rising tops and bottoms, and now finally trading above the $5.35 resistance. Since SMA20d and SMA40w crossed up late May, PESI price climbed $3.09 per share (78.03%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up early April, PESI climbed $3.54 (100.85%).
PESI stock price history
PESI stock went public on December 8th, 1992 with a price of $33.751. Since then, PESI stock lost a -79.10%, 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 Tuesday at $7.45, and all-time highs 1993-02-09 with a price of 41.25.
PESI stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 month we have not detected any price forecast for Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter posting 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 sales remained stable a neutral -0.46% to $49.54 M dollars from $49.77 marked in 2017. On the other hand, its income margin (compared to sales) raised 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 posted $11.74 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -2.05% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-2.39 M with a profit margin of -20.33%. Profit margin plunged 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 fateful loss and eased 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 stock, it's always worth to review 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 6.30% of all shares.
In case of Perma-Fix Environmental Services stock, 44.30% 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.
For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$85.2 M||$4.7 B||$2.0 B||$1.2 B||$649.3 M|
|Total shares||12.1 M||55.8 M||46.8 M||22.1 M||23.2 M|
|Float shares||11.3 M||47.8 M||42.0 M||21.9 M||12.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||44.3%||94.6%||83.7%||85.9%||61.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||6.3%||8.1%||4.5%||1.0%||36.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, November 15th, 2019|
|Day range||$6.77 - $7.13|
|Average true range||$0.46|
|50d mov avg||$4.91|
|100d mov avg||$4.37|
|200d mov avg||$4.02|
Perma-Fix Environmental Services performanceTo better understand Perma-Fix Environmental Services performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. In the following table, we compare Perma-Fix Environmental Services to Clean Harbors, Casella Waste Systems, US Ecology, Heritage-Crystal Clean, Industrial Services of America, Republic Services, Valhi and Waste Management:
|CWSTCasella Waste Sys...||-8.14%||7.09%||33.42%|