RVLT stock: buy or sell?

RVLT stock price: $0.18 -10.00% At close on May 21st, 2019

Updated on:
May 21st, 2019


Revolution Lighting Technologies shares collapsed -10.00% to $0.18 today. On Wednesday RVLT boosted an exceptional 15.38%.

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?

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. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

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 doesn't mean RVLT will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Revolution Lighting Technologies stock a buy?

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

RVLT stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Revolution Lighting Technologies ended today at $0.18 and collapsed a chilling -10.00%.

Revolution Lighting collapsed a chilling -10.00% and closed at $0.18. Since Thursday when RVLT stock price broke down the SMA50d line, it slid $-0.08 per share (-30.77%).

RVLT stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After boosting an exceptional 21.74% in a week last week, Revolution Lighting Technologies closed this week at $0.18 and plummed a hair-raising -21.74%.

Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down late July 2018, RVLT fell $-3.99 per share (-95.68%). Trading stocks that are below the 40-weeks (that is, 200-days) moving average mark 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 stock went public on June 5th, 1995 with a price of $60.001. Since then, RVLT stock declined a -99.70%, with a yearly average of -4.30%.

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

RVLT stock historical price chart

RVLT stock reached 52-week highs on June at $4.90, and all-time highs 1996-06-05 with a price of 107.5.

RVLT stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. 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 month we have not detected any price target for Revolution Lighting stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last March, when Revolution Lighting Technologies published its last earnings report, it plummed a frightening -33.33%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
RVLT earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

Compared to 2016, last anual turnover report draw a spooky drop down of -11.51% to $152.31 M dollars. In the same way, its income margin (compared to revenues) plummed to -35.39%, that is $-53.91 million.

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 dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Revolution Lighting Technologies business evolution since December 2017: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, plummed a bloodcurdling -53.92%. Nevertheless, profit margin (net income/sales) boosted 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 earnings marked million with a profit margin of . Profit margin stayed constant 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 scary loss and plunged 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 shares of a stock, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Revolution Lighting Technologies, 48.70% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

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.

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

Market cap$4.2 M$5.4 B$6.5 M$92.6 M$62.7 M
Total shares23.6 M39.5 M12.2 M25.9 M29.6 M
Float shares12.0 M39.0 M8.7 M25.3 M23.2 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

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Day range$0.15 - $0.20
Previous close$0.20
Session gain-10.00%
Average true range$0.04
50d mov avg$0.24
100d mov avg$0.39
200d mov avg$1.15
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Weekly pattern lt03c

Revolution Lighting performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Revolution Lighting against Acuity Brands, Energy Focus, LSI Industries and Orion Energy Systems in the following table:
RVLTRevolution Lighti...-63.27%-74.65%-95.95%
AYIAcuity Brands5.10%12.05%15.14%
EFOIEnergy Focus-53.51%-55.46%-75.69%
LYTSLSI Industries7.85%-10.30%-33.52%
OESXOrion Energy Syst...107.84%171.79%143.68%

Revolution Lighting competitors

We chose a few stocks to conform a list of Revolution Lighting Technologies competitors to watch if you are interested in investing in RVLT: