RVLT stock: buy or sell?

RVLT stock price: $0.40 -4.76% At close on July 15th, 2019

Updated on:
July 15th, 2019


After sliding a spooky -38.10% on Friday, Revolution Lighting Technologies closed today at $0.40 and plunged a frightening -4.76%. On Thursday RVLT rocketed an amazing 56.90%.

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. designs, manufactures, markets, and sells light emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions focusing on the industrial, commercial, and government markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

Should I buy RVLT stock?

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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Revolution Lighting 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 Revolution Lighting Technologies stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for RVLT stock for the last month.

RVLT stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding a spooky -38.10% on Friday, Revolution Lighting Technologies closed today at $0.40 and plunged a frightening -4.76%.

After sliding a spooky -38.10% on Friday, Revolution Lighting Technologies closed today at $0.40 and plunged a frightening -4.76%. In the last 4 days when RVLT stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $0.15 (60.00%).

RVLT stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an outstanding 38.10% in a week last week, Revolution Lighting closed this week at $0.40 and collapsed a shocking -4.76%. Late June RVLT plunged a bloodcurdling -8.00% in just one week.

In a weekly time frame, Revolution Lighting Technologies stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, RVLT might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since late July 2018, when RVLT stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-3.77 per share (-90.41%). Trading stocks that are under the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average line is not recommended by many experts, as it indicates that the stock has not enough institutional support.

RVLT stock chart (weekly)

RVLT stock price history

RVLT IPO was on June 5th, 1995 at $60.00 per share1. Since then, RVLT stock lost a -99.30%, with a yearly average of -4.10%.

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

RVLT stock historical price chart

RVLT stock reached 52-week highs at $4.40, and all-time highs 1996-06-05 with a price of 107.5.

RVLT 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. 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 have not found any price forecast for Revolution Lighting stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After presenting its last earnings report on March, Revolution Lighting skyrocketed an astounding 48.15%. As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
RVLT earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2017, Revolution Lighting Technologies annual turnover plunged a dreadful -11.51% to $152.31 M dollars from $172.12 marked in 2016. When comparing 2017 vs 2016, in line, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plummed a -35.09% to -35.39%.

To have an updated view of the financial situation of Revolution Lighting, 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 2018-Q4 that can be compared to 2017 fiscal year results. Annual Revolution Lighting TTM sales up to December 2018 were $70.18 and earnings were $-4.39 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Revolution Lighting Technologies business evolution since December 2017: Annual sales up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, plunged a spooky -53.92%. Nevertheless, profit margin (net income/revenues) skyrocketed at -35.39%.

RVLT annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$26 M-$-16.82 M-64.5%-
2014$77 M194.86%$-5.18 M-6.7%-69.20%
2015$130 M68.74%$-2.38 M-1.8%-54.02%
2016$172 M32.75%$-0.52 M-0.3%-78.09%
2017$152 M-11.51%$-53.91 M-35.4%10,227.01%
TTM $70 M-53.92%$-4.39 M-6.3%-91.86%

Quarterly financial results

Reported quarter income marked M with a profit margin of . Profit margin remained steady a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was nan%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Revolution Lighting sales marked a hair-raising decrease and collapsed a -100.00%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Revolution Lighting posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
RVLT quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2016-Q3$50 M-$1.63 M3.2%-
2016-Q4$51 M2.13%$1.59 M3.1%-2.45%
2017-Q1$31 M-40.34%$-4.96 M-16.2%-411.95%
2017-Q2$43 M41.90%$-0.73 M-1.7%-85.34%
2017-Q3$43 M-0.68%$-2.52 M-5.8%246.63%
2017-Q4$35 M-18.11%$-45.71 M-129.5%1,713.69%
2018-Q1$34 M-4.38%$-2.19 M-6.5%-95.21%
2018-Q2$36 M8.02%$-2.20 M-6.0%0.37%

Revolution Lighting ownership

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

Revolution Lighting shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 48.70% of all shares.

In case of Revolution Lighting stock, 18.68% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for RVLT stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Revolution Lighting Technologies:

Market cap$0.0 M$5.3 B$5.4 M$105.1 M$86.5 M
Total shares0.0 M40.1 M12.1 M25.9 M29.9 M
Float shares12.0 M39.0 M8.7 M23.6 M24.5 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)18.7%97.3%13.4%64.9%37.5%
  - Insider holdings (%)48.7%1.1%30.2%3.3%21.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

RVLT summary

Monday, July 15th, 2019
Day range$0.36 - $0.41
Previous close$0.42
Session gain-4.76%
Average true range$0.09
50d mov avg$0.25
100d mov avg$0.27
200d mov avg$0.68
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lt06a

Revolution Lighting performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Revolution Lighting Technologies, the comparison is made against Acuity Brands, Energy Focus, LSI Industries and Orion Energy Systems.
RVLTRevolution Lighti...53.85%-34.43%-90.10%
AYIAcuity Brands-6.42%10.65%2.61%
EFOIEnergy Focus-39.19%-38.36%-78.97%
LYTSLSI Industries35.45%18.08%-20.74%
OESXOrion Energy Syst...79.50%244.05%170.09%

Revolution Lighting competitors

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