TRT stock: buy or sell?

TRT stock price: $3.75 4.17% At close on February 21st, 2020

Updated on:
February 21st, 2020

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Shares of Trio-Tech International closed today at $3.75 and boosted an extraordinary 4.17%. On February/13 TRT plummed a dreadful -19.72%.

Trio-Tech International, together with its subsidiaries, provides manufacturing, testing, and distribution services to the semiconductor industry.

Should I buy TRT stock?

Even if you are a experienced or a novel trader, best trading results come from using an investing strategy that never leaves to random or subjective opinions when is the best moment to buy or sell stocks. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose 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.

None of our preferred buy setups matches with Trio-Tech International 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 TRT will slide in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Trio-Tech International stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks publish stock ratings everyday. Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for TRT stock for the last 30 days.

TRT stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Trio-Tech International boosted an extraordinary 4.17% and closed at $3.75.

Shares of Trio-Tech International ended today at $3.75 and boosted an extraordinary 4.17%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on Tuesday, TRT climbed $0.30 (8.70%). On November, SMA100d and SMA200d crossed up triggering a rise of 9.97%.

TRT stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a hair-raising -33.33% in a week last week, Trio-Tech International closed this week at $3.75 and climbed an astounding 8.70%.

TRT shows a long term strength with several rising tops and rising bottoms. It left a new bottom at $3.32 last week. Previous top ($5.49) will play as a resistance in possible new gains. This week TRT price bounced up over the SMA of 40 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides. Since mid September 2019 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, TRT price gained $0.55 per share (17.19%).

TRT stock chart (weekly)

TRT stock price history

TRT IPO was on June 16th, 1992 at $1.80 per share1. Since then, TRT stock surged a 108.30%, with a yearly average of 4.00%. If you had invested $1,000 in TRT stock in 1992, it would worth $1,083.00 today.

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

TRT stock historical price chart

TRT stock reached 52-week highs on January/23 at $5.49, and all-time highs 2007-07-16 with a price of 24.36.

TRT stock price target

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. 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 found any price target for Trio-Tech International stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report , Trio-Tech International . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
TRT earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a0.1n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.09n/a
2017-Q32017-11-09n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-02-09n/an/an/a
2018-Q12018-05-18n/a-0.2n/a
2018-Q22018-09-25n/a0.18n/a
2018-Q32018-11-13n/a0.02n/a
2018-Q42019-02-13n/a0.09n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

Compared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a wonderful growth of 9.92% to $42.36 M USD. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, on the other hand, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed constant a -0.62% to 2.80%.

Trio-Tech International presents anual results in June, and to evaluate its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Trio-Tech International TTM sales up to December 2018 were $40.60 and income $0.35 M dollars. If we compare this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Trio-Tech International business evolution since June 2018: Annual revenues up to December, compared to lastest yearly report, slightly fell a tragic -4.16%. In the same way, profit margin (net income/revenues) depreciated at 2.80%.

TRT annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$32 M-$-0.67 M-2.1%-
2014$36 M14.13%$0.08 M0.2%-112.07%
2015$34 M-6.42%$0.52 M1.5%543.21%
2016$34 M1.54%$0.78 M2.3%49.52%
2017$39 M11.85%$1.32 M3.4%68.93%
2018$42 M9.92%$1.18 M2.8%-10.03%
TTM $41 M-4.16%$0.35 M0.9%-70.52%

Quarterly financial results

Trio-Tech International reported $9.69 M in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -3.53% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $0.35 M with a profit margin of 3.59%. Profit margin grew a 2.94% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 0.65%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Trio-Tech International sales marked a horrible decrease and dropped a -8.17%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Trio-Tech International posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
TRT quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$10 M-$0.35 M3.6%-
2017-Q2$11 M8.24%$0.35 M3.3%0.85%
2017-Q3$11 M2.87%$0.58 M5.3%62.43%
2017-Q4$11 M-3.59%$0.67 M6.4%17.04%
2018-Q1$10 M-4.25%$-0.74 M-7.3%-209.81%
2018-Q2$11 M6.49%$0.68 M6.3%-191.34%
2018-Q3$10 M-6.64%$0.07 M0.6%-90.37%
2018-Q4$10 M-3.53%$0.35 M3.6%435.38%

Trio-Tech International ownership

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

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Trio-Tech International, 44.11% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

In case of Trio-Tech International stock, 24.19% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for TRT stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

TRT
Market cap$13.8 M
Total shares3.7 M
Float shares1.8 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)24.2%
  - Insider holdings (%)44.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%

TRT summary

Friday, February 21st, 2020
Open$3.73
Close$3.75
Day range$3.68 - $3.76
Previous close$3.60
Session gain4.17%
Average true range$0.31
50d mov avg$4.24
100d mov avg$3.88
200d mov avg$3.54
Daily patternlt03a
Weekly pattern lb03a

Trio-Tech International performance

To measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. For Trio-Tech International, the benchmark is made against .
Stock3m6m12m
TRT9.65%9.65%17.19%

Trio-Tech International competitors

Unfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Trio-Tech International competitor. This doesn't mean Trio-Tech International does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.