Sea stock: buy or sell?
March 31st, 2020
Sea Limited, an Internet platform company, engages in the digital entertainment, e-commerce, and digital financial service businesses in Greater Southeast Asia.
Should I buy Sea stock?You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Sea 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 Sea 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 SE stock for the last month.
Sea stock analysis
Sea ended today at $44.31 and decreased a disappointing -0.34%.
Shares of Sea closed today at $44.31 and decreased a disappointing -0.34%. Since Mar 24th when SE stock price broke up the SMA100d line, it gained $5.86 (15.24%). Since December when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, SE price gained $7.51 per share (20.41%). On March/5, SE hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on Mar/4 tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
After boosting an outstanding 13.50% in a week last week, Sea closed this week at $44.31 and inched a tiny 0.87%. By mid March SE plunged a chilling -17.13% in just one week.
SE shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $35.61 last week. Previous top ($52.77) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. Not so far away is the last all-time high Sea marked early March, but since then it dropped a 16.03%. Late October 2019 SE price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since SMA10d and SMA20w crossed up early December, SE price climbed $6.50 per share (17.19%).
Sea stock price history
Sea IPO was on October 20th, 2017 at $16.25 per share1. Since then, SE stock surged a 172.70%, with a yearly average of 86.40%. If you had invested right after SE's IPO a $1,000 in Sea stock in 2017, it would worth $1,727.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Sea stock historical price chart
SE stock reached all-time highs on March/5 with a price of $52.77.
Sea stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, financial institutions invest time and resources to provide the most accurated estimations to help investors to make their decisions. You should not follow the analysts' SE stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not found any price prediction for Sea stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSea presented fine results for 2018-Q4 . Sea grew Earnings per Share (EPS) by 10.00%, beating analysts estimates of $-0.90. Sea posted $-0.99.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual revenues report draw a super good gain of 99.66% to $826.97 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, similarly, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) climbed a 19.08% to -116.24%.
|2014||$161 M||-||$-88.38 M-55.0%||-|
|2015||$292 M||81.72%||$-103.37 M-35.4%||16.95%|
|2016||$346 M||18.33%||$-222.87 M-64.5%||115.61%|
|2017||$414 M||19.82%||$-560.49 M-135.3%||151.49%|
|2018||$827 M||99.66%||$-961.24 M-116.2%||71.50%|
Quarterly financial resultsSea reported $283.22 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 38.21% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-276.62 M with a profit margin of -97.67%. Profit margin escalated a 8.86% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -106.53%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Sea sales marked an extraordinary increase and skyrocketed a 127.30%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Sea posted 5 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$93 M||-||$-72.12 M-77.8%||-|
|2017-Q2||$102 M||10.01%||$-92.45 M-90.7%||28.19%|
|2017-Q3||$94 M||-7.73%||$-132.68 M-141.0%||43.52%|
|2017-Q4||$125 M||32.43%||$-262.66 M-210.8%||97.96%|
|2018-Q1||$155 M||24.43%||$-215.61 M-139.1%||-17.91%|
|2018-Q2||$184 M||18.53%||$-250.70 M-136.4%||16.27%|
|2018-Q3||$205 M||11.50%||$-218.30 M-106.5%||-12.92%|
|2018-Q4||$283 M||38.21%||$-276.62 M-97.7%||26.72%|
Sea ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Sea, 1.87% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of Sea stock, 78.01% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for SE 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||$20.7 B|
|Total shares||466.1 M|
|Float shares||243.6 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||78.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||1.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Tuesday, March 31st, 2020|
|Day range||$43.76 - $45.11|
|Average true range||$4.10|
|50d mov avg||$45.91|
|100d mov avg||$41.83|
|200d mov avg||$37.06|
Sea performanceTo better understand Sea performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We compared Sea against in the following table: