Regal Beloit stock: buy or sell?
September 20th, 2019
Regal Beloit Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells electric motors, electrical motion controls, and power generation and power transmission products worldwide.
Should I buy Regal Beloit 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. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Currently, Regal Beloit stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Regal Beloit stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.At Stocks2.com, we gathered 5 ratings published for RBC stock in the last month.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-5-7||Royal Bank of Canada||n/a||Hold|
|2019-2-6||Wells Fargo & Co||n/a||Market Perform|
|2019-1-8||Wolfe Research||Outperform||Market Perform|
|2019-1-8||Royal Bank of Canada||Outperform||Market Perform|
Regal Beloit stock analysis
Regal Beloit slightly fell an unpleasant -0.87% and closed at $72.61.
Shares of Regal Beloit slightly fell an unpleasant -0.87% and closed at $72.61. Since September/12 when RBC stock price broke down the SMA200d line, it slid $-5.69 per share (-7.27%). On May, RBC hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on April tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
After boosting a brilliant 5.50% in a week last week, Regal Beloit closed this week at $72.61 and collapsed a terrible -5.20%.
Regal Beloit is in a glaring downtrend, marking successive falling peaks and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is a chance to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late July, RBC fell $-7.96 per share (-9.88%). Stocks below the 40-weeks moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Far behind is the all-time high Regal Beloit marked late April and since then the price is -16.53% below that top.
Regal Beloit stock price history
Regal Beloit IPO was on March 17th, 1980 at $0.59 per share1. Since then, RBC stock grew a 12,206.80%, with an average of 313.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in Regal Beloit stock in 1980, it would worth $122,068.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Regal Beloit stock historical price chart
RBC stock reached all-time highs on May with a price of $86.99.
Regal Beloit stock price target is $85.00How 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. 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 only found 1 price target for Regal Beloit stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-2-6||Wells Fargo & Co||Raises Target||$75.00||$85.00||13.3%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter publishing its last earnings report on May, Regal Beloit plunged a dreadful -15.42%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Regal Beloit annual turnover jumped a great 8.49% to $3,645.60 million dollars from $3,360.30 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed stable a 0.00% to 6.34%. To have an up to date view of the financial situation of Regal Beloit, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Regal Beloit TTM sales up to were $2,766.80 and income was $172.80 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Regal Beloit business evolution since December 2018: Annual revenues up to , compared to lastest yearly report, plunged a spooky -24.11%. In contrary, profit margin (net income/sales) remained constant at 6.34%.
|2013||$3,100 M||-||$120 M3.9%||-|
|2014||$3,257 M||5.07%||$31 M1.0%||-74.17%|
|2015||$3,510 M||7.76%||$143 M4.1%||362.26%|
|2016||$3,225 M||-8.13%||$203 M6.3%||41.94%|
|2017||$3,360 M||4.21%||$213 M6.3%||4.72%|
|2018||$3,646 M||8.49%||$231 M6.3%||8.54%|
|TTM||$2,767 M||-24.11%||$173 M6.2%||-25.26%|
Quarterly financial resultsRegal Beloit posted million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a -100.00% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed constant a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.31%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Regal Beloit sales marked a bloodcurdling loss and plummed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Regal Beloit posted 3 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$813 M||-||$46 M5.7%||-|
|2017-Q2||$869 M||6.82%||$53 M6.1%||14.47%|
|2017-Q3||$857 M||-1.38%||$62 M7.3%||17.36%|
|2017-Q4||$821 M||-4.22%||$52 M6.3%||-17.20%|
|2018-Q1||$879 M||7.08%||$58 M6.6%||13.40%|
|2018-Q2||$960 M||9.21%||$66 M6.9%||12.84%|
|2018-Q3||$925 M||-3.57%||$51 M5.5%||-22.15%|
|2018-Q4||$882 M||-4.72%||$56 M6.3%||8.38%|
Regal Beloit ownershipWhen you are planning to buy shares of a company, it's worth to check its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Regal Beloit, 1.33% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for RBC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Regal Beloit:
|Market cap||$3.0 B||$1.8 B||$373.7 M||$6.6 B||$25.5 B|
|Total shares||41.9 M||64.5 M||9.6 M||138.4 M||157.8 M|
|Float shares||41.5 M||59.3 M||7.4 M||135.1 M||156.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||95.7%||103.1%||53.0%||98.7%||84.5%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||1.3%||1.1%||28.8%||0.9%||0.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
Regal Beloit summary
|Friday, September 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$72.38 - $74.08|
|Average true range||$2.01|
|50d mov avg||$74.93|
|100d mov avg||$76.90|
|200d mov avg||$77.53|
Regal Beloit performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to compare with competitors or related stocks. We chose Altra Industrial Motion, Allied Motion Technologies, A.O Smith, Cummins, Emerson Electric, General Electric, Servotronics and Timken as the bechmarking frame for Regal Beloit stock.
|AIMCAltra Industrial ...||-22.51%||-6.53%||-33.46%|
|AMOTAllied Motion Tec...||10.07%||4.48%||-20.97%|