TTS stock: buy or sell?

TTS stock price: $2.76 5.34% At close on August 22nd, 2019

Updated on:
August 22nd, 2019

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Shares of Tile Shop Hldgs rocketed a dazzling 5.34% and closed at $2.76. On Aug 15th TTS plummed a scary -9.40%. Thursday was the 3rd green day in a row, gaining 19.40%.

Tile Shop Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of manufactured and natural stone tiles, setting and maintenance materials, and related accessories in the United States.

Should I buy TTS 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 choose your own trading strategy 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, Tile Shop Hldgs 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 is not a selling recommendation at all, just it's not the best moment to buy if you follow any of these trading strategies.

Is Tile Shop Hldgs stock a buy?

Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday. At Stocks2.com, we gathered 2 ratings published for TTS stock in the last month.

Is TTS a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-7-23Loop Capitaln/aHold
2019-5-1CitigroupBuyNeutral

TTS stock analysis

Daily outlook

Shares of Tile Shop Hldgs ended today at $2.76 and rocketed a dazzling 5.34%.

Tile Shop Hldgs closed today at $2.76 and rocketed a dazzling 5.34%.

TTS stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding for 4 weeks, this week Tile Shop Hldgs climbed an exceptional 18.97%, closing at $2.76. Late July TTS plummed a spooky -9.56% in just one week. This week broke a streak of 4 declining weeks.

Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down by mid February, TTS fell $-4.42 per share (-61.56%). Stocks under the 200d moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders.

TTS stock chart (weekly)

TTS stock price history

TTS IPO was on August 22nd, 2012 at $11.15 per share1. Since then, TTS stock lost a -75.20%, with a yearly average of -10.70%.

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

TTS stock historical price chart

TTS stock reached 52-week highs on September at $7.84, and all-time highs 2013-07-11 with a price of 28.45.

TTS stock price target is $3.00

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. Currently, only 1 price prediction for Tile Shop Hldgs stock was published in the last 30 days:
TTS stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-7-23Loop CapitalReiterates$5.00$3.00-40%
(in average)$5.00$3.00-40.0%

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since last February, when Tile Shop Hldgs posted its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
TTS earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q2-n/an/an/a
2017-Q3-n/an/an/a
2017-Q42018-02-210.05-0.05n/a
2018-Q12018-04-190.070.0814.3%
2018-Q22018-07-190.090.111.1%
2018-Q32018-10-180.050.050.0%
2018-Q42019-02-19n/a-0.02n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a
2019-Q3-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Tile Shop Hldgs annual sales raised a fine 3.67% to $357.25 million dollars from $344.60 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed constant a -0.22% to 2.92%.

TTS annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$230 M-$-35.66 M-15.5%-
2014$257 M12.04%$11 M4.1%-129.58%
2015$293 M13.92%$16 M5.4%48.82%
2016$324 M10.64%$18 M5.7%17.63%
2017$345 M6.31%$11 M3.1%-41.40%
2018$357 M3.67%$10 M2.9%-3.48%

Quarterly financial results

Tile Shop Hldgs posted $83.95 M in sales for 2018-Q4, a -5.95% decline compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $-1.08 M with a profit margin of -1.29%. Profit margin depreciated a -4.15% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 2.86%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Tile Shop Hldgs sales marked a shining growth and jumped a 6.83%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Tile Shop Hldgs posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
TTS quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q2$89 M-$8 M8.6%-
2017-Q3$84 M-5.63%$2 M2.9%-68.39%
2017-Q4$79 M-6.92%$-7 M-9.4%-401.27%
2018-Q1$91 M15.98%$4 M4.4%-154.56%
2018-Q2$93 M1.95%$5 M5.3%23.61%
2018-Q3$89 M-3.93%$3 M2.9%-48.51%
2018-Q4$84 M-5.95%$-1 M-1.3%-142.30%
2019-Q1$87 M3.53%$1 M1.5%-222.22%

Tile Shop Hldgs ownership

When you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's always worth to have a look its ownership structure.

Tile Shop Hldgs shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 79.66% of all shares.

In case of Tile Shop Hldgs stock, 0.00% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for TTS stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

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

TTSCOMMFRANRHSPWH
Market cap$143.6 M$2.1 B$136.8 M$2.7 B$156.0 M
Total shares52.0 M193.6 M34.8 M18.6 M43.0 M
Float shares36.4 M168.9 M2.2 M15.8 M40.0 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)0.0%99.8%98.9%126.2%91.8%
  - Insider holdings (%)79.7%1.7%1.3%12.5%2.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

TTS summary

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
Open$2.65
Close$2.76
Day range$2.65 - $2.80
Previous close$2.62
Session gain5.34%
Average true range$0.17
50d mov avg$3.34
100d mov avg$4.07
200d mov avg$5.06
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern lb06a

Tile Shop Hldgs performance

To better understand Tile Shop Hldgs performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. For Tile Shop Hldgs, the benchmark is made against CommScope, Francesca's, and Sportsman's Warehouse.
Stock3m6m12m
TTSTile Shop Hldgs-37.84%-53.38%-63.68%
COMMCommScope-38.80%-55.16%-65.41%
FRANFrancesca's-35.78%-62.78%-95.25%
RH64.67%0.00%-6.20%
SPWHSportsman's W...-12.11%-42.01%-40.69%

Tile Shop Hldgs competitors

One check before trading any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for Tile Shop Hldgs. We chose 4 companies as Tile Shop Hldgs competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.