Trinseo stock: buy or sell?
September 20th, 2019
Trinseo S.A., a materials company, manufactures and markets synthetic rubber, latex binders, and plastic products in Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific.
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None of our preferred buy setups matches with Trinseo stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Trinseo stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we collected 9 ratings published for TSE stock in the last 30 days.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-8-14||Morgan Stanley||n/a||Equal Weight|
|2019-7-17||Goldman Sachs Group||Neutral||Sell|
|2019-7-17||Goldman Sachs Group||Neutral||Sell|
|2019-2-14||Alembic Global Advisors||n/a||Buy|
|2019-1-23||Alembic Global Advisors||n/a||Buy|
Trinseo stock analysis
Shares of Trinseo closed today at $43.97 and jumped an excellent 2.04%.
Trinseo closed today at $43.97 and jumped an excellent 2.04%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on September/11, TSE climbed $1.60 (3.78%). TSE is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $45.25.
After boosting an outstanding 17.46% in a week last week, Trinseo closed this week at $43.97 and slightly fell an unpleasant -0.70%. By mid August TSE plunged a bloodcurdling -6.12% in just one week.
Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up last week, TSE climbed $7.42 (20.30%).
Trinseo stock price history
Trinseo IPO was on June 12th, 2014 at $19.06 per share1. Since then, TSE stock grew a 130.70%, with a yearly average of 26.10%. If you had invested right after TSE's IPO a $1,000 in Trinseo stock in 2014, it would worth $1,307.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Trinseo stock historical price chart
TSE stock reached 52-week highs on October at $79.57, and all-time highs 2018-01-29 with a price of 81.78.
Trinseo stock price target is $53.40How much a stock will be priced tomorrow or next week is quite unpredictable However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. We do not recommend to follow these stock price predictions without a critical thinking from your side, as their accuracy is usually low. We found 7 price forecasts for Trinseo stock released in the last month:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-8-14||Morgan Stanley||Lowers Target||$49.00||$32.00||-34.7%|
|2019-4-3||Deutsche Bank||Lowers Target||$58.00||$55.00||-5.2%|
|2019-2-14||Alembic Global Advisors||Set Price Target||n/a||$75.00||-|
|2019-1-23||Deutsche Bank||Lowers Target||n/a||$55.00||-|
|2019-1-23||Alembic Global Advisors||Set Price Target||n/a||$75.00||-|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince last February, when Trinseo posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Trinseo annual turnover gained a beatiful 3.93% to $4,622.80 million dollars from $4,448.10 marked in 2017. On the other hand, its profit margin (compared to sales) depreciated to 6.33%, that is $292.50 million.
|2013||$5,310 M||-||$-22.22 M-0.4%||-|
|2014||$5,128 M||-3.43%||$-67.33 M-1.3%||203.02%|
|2015||$3,972 M||-22.54%||$134 M3.4%||-298.49%|
|2016||$3,717 M||-6.43%||$318 M8.6%||138.17%|
|2017||$4,448 M||19.68%||$328 M7.4%||3.14%|
|2018||$4,623 M||3.93%||$293 M6.3%||-10.90%|
Quarterly financial resultsTrinseo reported $1,065.00 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a -11.23% less compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-0.80 million with a profit margin of -0.08%. Profit margin fell a -6.30% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 6.23%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Trinseo sales marked a lame decrease and declined a -3.34%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Trinseo posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$1,100 M||-||$117 M10.7%||-|
|2017-Q2||$1,150 M||4.55%||$60 M5.2%||-48.71%|
|2017-Q3||$1,097 M||-4.65%||$33 M3.0%||-44.79%|
|2017-Q4||$1,102 M||0.48%||$118 M10.7%||254.06%|
|2018-Q1||$1,122 M||1.80%||$120 M10.7%||2.30%|
|2018-Q2||$1,237 M||10.25%||$98 M7.9%||-18.29%|
|2018-Q3||$1,200 M||-2.98%||$75 M6.2%||-24.01%|
|2018-Q4||$1,065 M||-11.23%||$-1 M-0.1%||-101.07%|
Trinseo ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Trinseo shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.57% of all shares.
Bearish positions for TSE stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Trinseo:
|Market cap||$1.8 B||$15.2 B||$1.0 B||$451.2 M||$8.3 B|
|Total shares||40.2 M||123.7 M||31.7 M||44.9 M||128.3 M|
|Float shares||39.9 M||122.9 M||31.0 M||44.4 M||34.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||97.5%||105.7%||99.2%||101.3%||28.6%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.6%||0.6%||2.3%||3.2%||72.1%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Friday, September 20th, 2019|
|Day range||$42.91 - $44.09|
|Average true range||$1.94|
|50d mov avg||$36.20|
|100d mov avg||$38.20|
|200d mov avg||$42.47|
Trinseo performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Trinseo against Celanese, Kraton, OMNOVA Solutions and Westlake Chemical in the following table: