RTW stock: buy or sell?

RTW stock price: $0.60 -1.64% At close on January 17th, 2020

Updated on:
January 17th, 2020

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RTW Retailwinds shares depreciated -1.64% to $0.60 yesterday. On Monday RTW plunged a hair-raising -32.20%.

Should I buy RTW 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. 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.

Currently, RTW Retailwinds stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean RTW will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is RTW Retailwinds stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for RTW stock in the last 30 days.

Is RTW a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-3-25Roth CapitalBuyNeutral

RTW stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of RTW Retailwinds depreciated a fateful -1.64% and closed at $0.60.

RTW Retailwinds closed yesterday at $0.60 and depreciated a fateful -1.64%. RTW marked a lower low and a lower high in the short term, defining a downward trend. Climbing above $0.95 would break this short term down trend and open possibilities for reversing this situation.

RTW stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of RTW Retailwinds closed this week at $0.60 and plummed a scary -23.08%. Late December 2019 RTW boosted a super good 10.23% in just one week.

After giving up the previous support, we should expect price will slice down to find new supports. Since price and 20-weeks moving average lines crossed down early November, RTW fell $-0.91 per share (-60.26%).

RTW stock chart (weekly)

RTW stock price history

RTW IPO was on October 7th, 2004 at $19.00 per share1. Since then, RTW stock lost a -96.80%, with a yearly average of -6.50%.

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

RTW stock historical price chart

RTW stock reached 52-week highs on February at $3.44, and all-time highs 2004-11-30 with a price of 24.41.

RTW stock price target is $2.50

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. 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. You should not follow the analysts' RTW stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we only found 1 price target for RTW Retailwinds stock:
RTW stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-3-25Roth CapitalDowngrades$6.50$2.50-61.5%
(in average)$6.50$2.50-62.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last March, when RTW Retailwinds published its last earnings report, it . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this review.
RTW earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2018-Q12018-03-22n/a0.08n/a
2018-Q22018-05-240.040.0650.0%
2018-Q32018-08-230.020.05150.0%
2018-Q42018-11-290.020.04100.0%
2019-Q12019-03-210.04n/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2019, RTW Retailwinds annual sales declined a lame -3.63% to $893.22 million dollars from $926.87 marked in 2018. However, its earnings margin (compared to sales) stayed stable to 0.47%, that is $4.23 million.

RTW annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2015$923 M-$-16.89 M-1.8%-
2016$950 M2.90%$-10.07 M-1.1%-40.37%
2017$929 M-2.21%$-17.29 M-1.9%71.73%
2018$927 M-0.24%$5.68 M0.6%-132.82%
2019$893 M-3.63%$4.23 M0.5%-25.46%

Quarterly financial results

RTW Retailwinds posted $247.27 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 17.32% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-3.65 million with a profit margin of -1.48%. Profit margin slightly fell a -2.29% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 0.82%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, RTW Retailwinds sales marked a dreadful drop down and collapsed a -11.28%.
RTW quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2018-Q1$279 M-$4.75 M1.7%-
2018-Q2$219 M-21.49%$3.09 M1.4%-34.99%
2018-Q3$216 M-1.12%$3.07 M1.4%-0.62%
2018-Q4$211 M-2.59%$1.73 M0.8%-43.76%
2019-Q1$247 M17.32%$-3.65 M-1.5%-311.48%

RTW Retailwinds ownership

When you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For RTW Retailwinds, 3.51% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for RTW stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:

RTW
Market cap$39.1 M
Total shares65.2 M
Float shares24.7 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)94.1%
  - Insider holdings (%)3.5%
Shares in short selling0.0%

RTW summary

Friday, January 17th, 2020
Open$0.63
Close$0.60
Day range$0.58 - $0.63
Previous close$0.61
Session gain-1.64%
Average true range$0.08
50d mov avg$1.03
100d mov avg$1.17
200d mov avg$1.60
Daily patternlb06a
Weekly pattern lt02c

RTW Retailwinds performance

Performance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for RTW Retailwinds stock.
Stock3m6m12m
RTWRTW Retailwinds-53.49%-65.32%-79.73%

RTW Retailwinds competitors

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