PRTY stock: buy or sell?

PRTY stock price: $2.50 -8.42% At close on February 25th, 2020

Updated on:
February 25th, 2020


Party City Holdco plunged a hair-raising -8.42% and closed at $2.50. With Tuesday it's been 3 sliding days in a row, loosing $-0.47 (-16.61%).

Party City Holdco Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sources, and distributes party supplies in the United States and internationally.

Should I buy PRTY stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Party City Holdco stock situation right now, therefore 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 Party City Holdco stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for PRTY stock for the last 30 days.

PRTY stock analysis

Daily outlook

Party City Holdco shares plunged -8.42% to $2.50 today.

Shares of Party City Holdco plunged a hair-raising -8.42% and closed at $2.50. PRTY marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $2.92 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation.

PRTY stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an outstanding 9.12% in a week last week, Party City Holdco closed this week at $2.50 and collapsed a dreadful -15.54%.

PRTY stock chart (weekly)

PRTY stock price history

PRTY stock went public on April 16th, 2015 with a price of $20.501. Since then, PRTY stock lost a -87.80%, with a yearly average of -22.00%.

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

PRTY stock historical price chart

PRTY stock reached 52-week highs at $12.37, and all-time highs 2015-05-13 with a price of 22.6.

PRTY stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' PRTY stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not detected any price target for Party City Holdco stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

, when Party City Holdco posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
PRTY earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Party City Holdco annual revenues inched a tiny 2.36% to $2,427.51 million dollars from $2,371.57 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrary, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) declined a -4.00% to 5.08%.

PRTY annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$2,050 M-$4.02 M0.2%-
2014$2,271 M10.79%$56 M2.5%1,296.09%
2015$2,295 M1.02%$10 M0.5%-81.36%
2016$2,283 M-0.49%$117 M5.1%1,023.21%
2017$2,372 M3.86%$215 M9.1%83.30%
2018$2,428 M2.36%$123 M5.1%-42.76%

Quarterly financial results

Party City Holdco posted $805.63 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 45.67% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $98.33 million with a profit margin of 12.20%. Profit margin rocketed a 12.64% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -0.44%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Party City Holdco sales marked a slightly good growth and raised a 2.03%.
PRTY quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$477 M-$-5 M-1.0%-
2017-Q2$545 M14.23%$25 M4.6%-633.76%
2017-Q3$560 M2.79%$10 M1.8%-59.63%
2017-Q4$790 M40.97%$185 M23.4%1,734.16%
2018-Q1$508 M-35.68%$-1 M-0.2%-100.61%
2018-Q2$561 M10.47%$28 M5.1%-2,614.30%
2018-Q3$553 M-1.42%$-2 M-0.4%-108.50%
2018-Q4$806 M45.67%$98 M12.2%-4,163.02%

Party City Holdco ownership

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

Party City Holdco shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 5.75% of all shares.

In case of Party City Holdco stock, 77.78% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for PRTY stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

Market cap$236.2 M
Total shares94.5 M
Float shares74.2 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)77.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)5.8%
Shares in short selling0.0%

PRTY summary

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
Day range$2.43 - $2.79
Previous close$2.73
Session gain-8.42%
Average true range$0.18
50d mov avg$2.56
100d mov avg$3.36
200d mov avg$4.88
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lt11a

Party City Holdco performance

To better understand Party City Holdco performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Party City Holdco, the comparison is made against .
PRTYParty City Holdco29.53%-46.81%-76.03%

Party City Holdco competitors

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