RYAM stock: buy or sell?
September 20th, 2019
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.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
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.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-8||Bank of America||Buy||Underperform|
RYAM stock analysis
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%).
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 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 targetPredicting 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 ShareOn 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.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared 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.
|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 M||10.66%||$325 M33.8%||343.42%|
|2018||$2,134 M||122.03%||$128 M6.0%||-60.48%|
Quarterly financial resultsRayonier 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%.
|2017-Q1||$201 M||-||$10 M4.8%||-|
|2017-Q2||$201 M||-0.09%||$5 M2.3%||-52.59%|
|2017-Q3||$210 M||4.22%||$16 M7.5%||242.93%|
|2017-Q4||$349 M||66.40%||$295 M84.6%||1,782.83%|
|2018-Q1||$522 M||49.58%||$24 M4.7%||-91.71%|
|2018-Q2||$542 M||3.78%||$53 M9.9%||118.32%|
|2018-Q3||$544 M||0.48%||$38 M7.0%||-28.94%|
|2018-Q4||$526 M||-3.30%||$13 M2.4%||-66.69%|
Rayonier Advanced Materials ownershipWhen 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:
|Market cap||$258.7 M||$3.2 B||$2.2 B|
|Total shares||63.3 M||32.4 M||22.6 M|
|Float shares||45.5 M||32.1 M||20.1 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||99.5%||88.4%||60.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||2.8%||0.7%||0.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, September 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$3.97 - $4.11|
|Average true range||$0.36|
|50d mov avg||$4.03|
|100d mov avg||$5.90|
|200d mov avg||$9.57|
Rayonier Advanced Materials performanceTo 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.