RGSE stock: buy or sell?
May 21st, 2019
Real Goods Solar, Inc. operates as a residential and small business commercial solar energy engineering, procurement, and construction company in the United States.
Should I buy RGSE stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Having a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Real Goods Solar 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 Real Goods Solar stock a buy?
Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for RGSE stock for the last month.
RGSE stock analysis
Shares of Real Goods Solar plunged a frightening -13.33% and closed at $0.13.
Shares of Real Goods Solar plunged a frightening -13.33% and closed at $0.13. Since last February when RGSE stock price broke down the SMA100d line, it slid $-0.35 per share (-72.92%).
After boosting a dazzling 26.67% in a week last week, Real Goods Solar closed this week at $0.13 and collapsed a chilling -13.33%. This week broke a streak of 4 green weeks.
Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down early February, RGSE fell $-0.37 per share (-74.00%).
RGSE stock price history
RGSE stock went public on May 20th, 2013 with a price of $58,800.001. Since then, RGSE stock lost a -100.00%, with a yearly average of -16.70%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
RGSE stock historical price chart
RGSE stock reached 52-week highs on June at $1.36, and all-time highs 2013-05-20 with a price of 86040.
RGSE stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. 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. 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 detected any price target for Real Goods Solar stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report on February, Real Goods Solar plunged a hair-raising -66.67%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this review.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2016, last anual sales report draw a scary correction of -12.91% to $15.18 million dollars. Nonetheless, its income margin (compared to revenues) climbed to -116.63%, that is $-17.70 million. Real Goods Solar fiscal year ends in December, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Real Goods Solar TTM sales up to December 2018 were $10.34 and income $-30.39 M dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Real Goods Solar business evolution since December 2017: Annual turnover up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, plummed a frightening -31.89%. Regarding profit margin, Real Goods Solar collapsed -177.40% to -116.63%
|2012||$93 M||-||$-47.21 M-50.8%||-|
|2013||$101 M||9.10%||$-11.30 M-11.2%||-76.06%|
|2014||$71 M||-30.16%||$-57.11 M-80.7%||405.41%|
|2015||$46 M||-35.67%||$-10.78 M-23.7%||-81.12%|
|2016||$17 M||-61.73%||$-25.33 M-145.4%||134.95%|
|2017||$15 M||-12.91%||$-17.70 M-116.6%||-30.12%|
|TTM||$10 M||-31.89%||$-30.39 M-294.0%||71.72%|
Quarterly financial resultsReal Goods Solar posted M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -100.00% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -470.89%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Real Goods Solar sales marked a chilling loss and collapsed a -100.00%.
|2016-Q4||$5 M||-||$-10.75 M-209.1%||-|
|2017-Q1||$4 M||-28.99%||$-4.08 M-111.8%||-62.05%|
|2017-Q2||$3 M||-17.81%||$-4.00 M-133.3%||-1.96%|
|2017-Q3||$4 M||33.97%||$-4.42 M-110.0%||10.55%|
|2017-Q4||$4 M||11.82%||$-5.21 M-116.0%||17.87%|
|2018-Q1||$3 M||-37.21%||$-4.34 M-153.7%||-16.77%|
|2018-Q2||$4 M||28.63%||$-7.76 M-213.8%||78.93%|
|2018-Q3||$4 M||7.02%||$-18.29 M-470.9%||135.69%|
Real Goods Solar 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 Real Goods Solar, 0.00% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Real Goods Solar stock, 0.22% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for RGSE stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Real Goods Solar:
|Market cap||$14.3 M||$765.6 M||$71.9 M||$18.3 M|
|Total shares||109.6 M||125.5 M||47.3 M||26.2 M|
|Float shares||105.0 M||44.9 M||31.6 M||24.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||0.2%||95.4%||44.7%||7.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%||1.7%||49.4%||12.3%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, May 21st, 2019|
|Day range||$0.13 - $0.15|
|Average true range||$0.02|
|50d mov avg||$0.17|
|100d mov avg||$0.32|
|200d mov avg||$0.38|
Real Goods Solar performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We chose NCI Building Systems, Profire Energy and Sunworks as the bechmarking frame for Real Goods Solar stock.
|RGSEReal Goods Solar||-68.29%||-79.37%||-88.50%|
|NCSNCI Building Syst...||-14.69%||-44.85%||-68.15%|