RYAM stock: buy or sell?

RYAM stock price: $4.09 0.00% At close on September 20th, 2019

Updated on:
September 20th, 2019

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After sliding for 4 days, Friday Rayonier Advanced Materials remained steady a neutral 0.00%, closing at $4.09. On September/11 RYAM boosted an astounding 12.55%. On September 12th RYAM collapsed a frightening -9.21%. Last session broke a streak of 4 red sessions.

Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. manufactures and sells cellulose specialty products in the United States, China, Japan, Canada, Europe, Latin America, other Asian countries, and internationally.

Should I buy RYAM stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best time to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Rayonier Advanced Materials 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 RYAM will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Rayonier Advanced Materials stock a buy?

Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness. At Stocks2.com, we detected 2 ratings published for RYAM stock in the last 30 days.

Is RYAM a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-8SidotiBuyNeutral
2019-8-8Bank of AmericaBuyUnderperform

RYAM stock analysis

Daily outlook

After sliding for 4 days, Friday Rayonier Advanced Materials remained stable a neutral 0.00%, closing at $4.09.

After sliding for 4 days, Friday Rayonier Advanced Materials remained constant a neutral 0.00%, closing at $4.09. From a daily perspective, RYAM is in a short term uptrend after plotting its last bottom ($2.78, on August/23) higher than the previous bottom, and its last top ($4.97, on September/12) also over the previous top. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top RYAM might consolidate in a plain range, waiting to break out over $4.97 or down under $2.78. Since May when RYAM stock price broke down the SMA100d line, it slid $-9.71 per share (-70.36%).

RYAM stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After climbing for 4 weeks, this week Rayonier Advanced Materials collapsed a bloodcurdling -7.26%, closing at $4.09. Last week RYAM rocketed a dazzling 12.93% in just one week.

Since early May, when RYAM stock price broke down the 40-weeks moving avarage line, it slid $-10.98 per share (-72.86%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

RYAM stock chart (weekly)

RYAM stock price history

RYAM stock went public on June 16th, 2014 with a price of $34.561. Since then, RYAM stock declined a -88.20%, with a yearly average of -17.60%.

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

RYAM stock historical price chart

RYAM stock reached 52-week highs at $21.17, and all-time highs 2014-07-16 with a price of 39.66.

RYAM stock price target

Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. 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 detected any price forecast for Rayonier Advanced Materials stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

On February, Rayonier Advanced Materials didn't meet the estimates of the experts and reported a scary EPS of $0.19 per share when experts were expecting $0.37.
RYAM earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.16n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.05n/a
2017-Q32017-11-010.180.180.0%
2017-Q42018-02-200.140.5257.1%
2018-Q12018-05-070.430.38-11.6%
2018-Q22018-08-020.520.615.4%
2018-Q32018-11-050.620.54-12.9%
2018-Q42019-02-130.370.19-48.6%
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a dazzling growth of 122.03% to $2,134.41 M dollars. In contrary, its earnings margin (compared to revenues) plummed to 6.02%, that is $128.42 million.

RYAM annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$1,050 M-$220 M20.9%-
2014$958 M-8.79%$32 M3.3%-85.60%
2015$941 M-1.70%$55 M5.9%74.56%
2016$869 M-7.72%$73 M8.4%32.63%
2017$961 M10.66%$325 M33.8%343.42%
2018$2,134 M122.03%$128 M6.0%-60.48%

Quarterly financial results

Rayonier Advanced Materials reported $526.36 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -3.30% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $12.64 M with a profit margin of 2.40%. Profit margin decreased a -4.57% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.97%. When comparing turnover to same quarter last year, Rayonier Advanced Materials sales marked an amazing increase and climbed a 50.83%.
RYAM quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$201 M-$10 M4.8%-
2017-Q2$201 M-0.09%$5 M2.3%-52.59%
2017-Q3$210 M4.22%$16 M7.5%242.93%
2017-Q4$349 M66.40%$295 M84.6%1,782.83%
2018-Q1$522 M49.58%$24 M4.7%-91.71%
2018-Q2$542 M3.78%$53 M9.9%118.32%
2018-Q3$544 M0.48%$38 M7.0%-28.94%
2018-Q4$526 M-3.30%$13 M2.4%-66.69%

Rayonier Advanced Materials ownership

When you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Rayonier Advanced Materials shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 2.80% of all shares.

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

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

RYAMBCPCSCL
Market cap$258.7 M$3.2 B$2.2 B
Total shares63.3 M32.4 M22.6 M
Float shares45.5 M32.1 M20.1 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)99.5%88.4%60.0%
  - Insider holdings (%)2.8%0.7%0.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%

RYAM summary

Friday, September 20th, 2019
Open$4.09
Close$4.09
Day range$3.97 - $4.11
Previous close$4.09
Session gain0.00%
Average true range$0.36
50d mov avg$4.03
100d mov avg$5.90
200d mov avg$9.57
Daily patternlt06a
Weekly pattern lt03a

Rayonier Advanced Materials performance

To better understand Rayonier Advanced Materials performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Rayonier Advanced Materials, the comparison is made against Balchem and Stepan.
Stock3m6m12m
RYAMRayonier Advanced...-38.77%-67.38%-79.82%
BCPCBalchem-0.06%10.32%-13.19%
SCLStepan8.29%13.86%9.33%

Rayonier Advanced Materials competitors

Creating a list of competitors for Rayonier Advanced Materials it's difficult. We selected 2 public companies that are related to and can be considered as competitors of Rayonier Advanced Materials: