Sunrun stock: buy or sell?

RUN stock price: $21.42 0.56% At close on February 14th, 2020

Updated on:
February 14th, 2020


Sunrun shares peaked new all time highs back again on Feb 14th, marking to $21.57. Shares closed at $21.42 and grew 0.56%. Feb/14 was the 5th climbing session in a row, gaining 12.91%. On Wednesday RUN climbed an extraordinary 5.49%.

Sunrun Inc. engages in the design, development, installation, sale, ownership, and maintenance of residential solar energy systems in the United States.

Should I buy Sunrun stock?

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These 2 buy setups work for Sunrun stock right now:

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highYes
New 52 week highYes
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo

Is Sunrun stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for RUN stock for the last month.

Sunrun stock analysis

Daily outlook

Sunrun closed on February 14th at $21.42 after topping to a new all time high ($21.57) and grew a slightly fine 0.56%.

Sunrun shares grew 0.56% on Feb 14th and peaked a new all time high at $21.57. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on January 16th, RUN climbed $6.23 (41.01%). RUN shows a strong short term uptrend with several rising tops and rising bottoms. Since its last bottom on January 27th, RUN climbed unceasignly breaking out to new all time highs.

RUN stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Sunrun topped new all time highs again this week, marking to $21.57. Shares closed at $21.42 and skyrocketed 13.03% during the week. This week was the 3rd green week in a row.

If you observe the weekly chart, price finally broke over the resistance at $14.91 and continued climbing. Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid January, RUN climbed $6.51 (43.66%).

RUN stock chart (weekly)

Sunrun stock price history

Sunrun stock went public on July 29th, 2014 with a price of $0.031. Since then, RUN stock surged a 71,300.00%, with a yearly average of 14,260.00%. If you had invested $1,000 in Sunrun stock in 2014, it would worth $713,000.00 today.

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

Sunrun stock historical price chart

RUN stock reached all-time highs on February 14th with a price of $21.57.

Sunrun stock price target

How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable 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' RUN 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 Sunrun stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On February, Sunrun didn't meet the estimates of the experts and reported a spooky EPS of $-0.05 per share when experts were expecting $0.46.
RUN earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a super good increase of 42.71% to $759.98 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -20.06% to 3.51%.

RUN annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$55 M-$-1.20 M-2.2%-
2014$199 M262.73%$-70.85 M-35.7%5,804.33%
2015$305 M53.41%$-28.25 M-9.3%-60.13%
2016$454 M49.01%$92 M20.2%-424.60%
2017$533 M17.33%$125 M23.6%36.87%
2018$760 M42.71%$27 M3.5%-78.76%

Quarterly financial results

Sunrun reported $240.12 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a 17.15% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-5.89 million with a profit margin of -2.45%. Profit margin declined a -1.04% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -1.41%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Sunrun sales marked an exceptional growth and climbed a 60.70%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Sunrun posted 3 positive quarters in a row.
RUN quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q1$104 M-$13 M12.2%-
2017-Q2$138 M32.40%$25 M18.2%97.33%
2017-Q3$141 M2.50%$28 M19.7%10.60%
2017-Q4$149 M5.75%$68 M45.7%145.81%
2018-Q1$144 M-3.39%$28 M19.4%-58.95%
2018-Q2$171 M18.13%$7 M4.3%-73.57%
2018-Q3$205 M20.18%$-3 M-1.4%-139.09%
2018-Q4$240 M17.15%$-6 M-2.5%103.31%

Sunrun ownership

When you are planning to invest in 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 Sunrun, 5.44% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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

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

Market cap$2.5 B
Total shares118.1 M
Float shares82.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)92.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)5.4%
Shares in short selling0.0%

Sunrun summary

Friday, February 14th, 2020
Day range$20.91 - $21.57
Previous close$21.30
Session gain0.56%
Average true range$0.75
50d mov avg$15.94
100d mov avg$15.69
200d mov avg$16.40
Daily patternlb03c
Weekly pattern lb01c

Sunrun performance

To better understand Sunrun performance you must compare its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Sunrun against in the following table:

Sunrun competitors

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