Urban One stock: buy or sell?

UONE stock price: $2.17 -0.91% At close on June 25th, 2019

Updated on:
June 25th, 2019

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After boosting an amazing 8.68% on Jun 24th, Urban One closed yesterday at $2.17 and depreciated an ugly -0.91%. On Friday UONE plunged a bloodcurdling -7.00%.

Urban One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an urban-oriented multi-media company in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Radio Broadcasting, Reach Media, Internet, and Cable Television.

Should I buy Urban One stock?

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Currently, Urban One 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 Urban One stock a buy?

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

Urban One stock analysis

Daily outlook

After boosting an amazing 8.68% on Jun/24, Urban One closed yesterday at $2.17 and depreciated an ugly -0.91%.

After boosting an amazing 8.68% on June/24, Urban One closed yesterday at $2.17 and depreciated an ugly -0.91%. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on June/11, UONE fell $-0.76 per share (-25.94%).

UONE stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

After sliding a frightening -5.50% in a week last week, Urban One closed this week at $2.17 and boosted an astounding 8.50%.

UONE stock chart (weekly)

Urban One stock price history

Urban One stock went public on May 6th, 1999 with a price of $9.331. Since then, UONE stock sliced a -76.70%, with a yearly average of -3.80%.

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

Urban One stock historical price chart

UONE stock reached 52-week highs at $4.85, and all-time highs 1999-12-08 with a price of 32.5.

Urban One stock price target

Nobody 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. 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 target for Urban One stock by any trusted analyst.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

After posting its last earnings report on March, Urban One declined an unpleasant -3.13%. Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
UONE earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise
2017-Q1-n/a-0.05n/a
2017-Q2-n/a0.11n/a
2017-Q3-n/a0.05n/a
2017-Q42018-03-06n/a0.08n/a
2018-Q12018-05-02n/a-0.34n/a
2018-Q22018-08-08n/a0.49n/a
2018-Q32018-11-01n/a0.49n/a
2018-Q42019-03-06n/a2.74n/a
2019-Q1-n/an/an/a
2019-Q2-n/an/an/a

Annual financial results

In 2018, Urban One annual revenues stayed stable a neutral -0.21% to $439.10 M USD from $440.04 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) soared a 6.69% to 32.11%.

UONE annual Sales and Income evolution
YearSalesYoYIncome/(margin)YoY
2013$449 M-$-62.87 M-14.0%-
2014$441 M-1.63%$-62.67 M-14.2%-0.32%
2015$451 M2.15%$-74.02 M-16.4%18.11%
2016$456 M1.19%$-0.42 M-0.1%-99.43%
2017$440 M-3.55%$112 M25.4%-26,550.83%
2018$439 M-0.21%$141 M32.1%26.02%

Quarterly financial results

Urban One reported $113.54 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 2.54% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $116.92 M with a profit margin of 102.98%. Profit margin rocketed a 82.17% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 20.81%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Urban One sales marked a beatiful growth and raised a 4.13%.
UONE quarterly Sales and Income evolution
QuarterSales1QoQ2Income1/(margin)QoQ2
2017-Q1$101 M-$-2 M-2.3%-
2017-Q2$118 M16.14%$1 M0.7%-134.72%
2017-Q3$112 M-4.73%$-8 M-7.0%-1,083.29%
2017-Q4$109 M-2.71%$121 M111.2%-1,637.97%
2018-Q1$100 M-8.63%$-23 M-22.6%-118.60%
2018-Q2$115 M15.64%$24 M20.5%-204.59%
2018-Q3$111 M-3.89%$23 M20.8%-2.31%
2018-Q4$114 M2.54%$117 M103.0%407.39%

Urban One ownership

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

Urban One shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 40.69% of all shares.

In case of Urban One stock, 8.33% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for UONE stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Urban One:

UONEBBGICBSEMMSETM
Market cap$3.5 M$33.6 M$17.1 B$54.1 M$809.2 M
Total shares1.6 M11.2 M352.0 M11.9 M138.6 M
Float shares18.2 M8.0 M333.3 M8.6 M117.9 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)8.3%56.8%0.0%52.3%91.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)40.7%49.2%7.8%8.6%15.1%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%0.0%

Urban One summary

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019
Open$2.17
Close$2.17
Day range$2.17 - $2.17
Previous close$2.19
Session gain-0.91%
Average true range$0.29
50d mov avg$2.18
100d mov avg$2.27
200d mov avg$2.34
Daily pattern
Weekly pattern

Urban One performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. In the following table, we compare Urban One performance to Beasley Broadcast, CBS, Emmis Communications, Entercom Communications, Salem Media and Saga Communications:
Stock3m6m12m
UONEUrban One-12.50%-11.43%-16.22%
BBGIBeasley Broadcast-24.62%-13.79%-72.25%
CBS 2.64%12.79%-12.32%
EMMSEmmis Communicati...27.37%40.31%-13.80%
ETMEntercom Communic...12.96%5.80%-18.21%
SALMSalem Media-3.61%20.60%-48.94%
SGASaga Communicatio...-13.21%-12.22%-23.26%

Urban One competitors

One check before investing in any stock is to review a list of its competitors, in this case for Urban One. We picked 6 companies as Urban One competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.