Urban One stock: buy or sell?
September 17th, 2019
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?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. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Currently, Urban One 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 Urban One stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions publish stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for UONE stock for the last 30 days.
Urban One stock analysis
After sliding a hair-raising -9.44% on September/10, Urban One closed on Tuesday at $1.82 and gained a fine 1.11%.
After sliding a hair-raising -9.44% on Sep 10th, Urban One closed on Tuesday at $1.82 and gained a fine 1.11%.
Shares of Urban One grew a slightly fine 1.11% this week. By mid August UONE plummed a frightening -9.52% in just one week.
Urban One finally dropped through the support and now is sliding further looking for new supports.
Urban One stock price history
Urban One IPO was on May 6th, 1999 at $9.33 per share1. Since then, UONE stock declined a -80.50%, with a yearly average of -4.00%.
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 targetNobody 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. You should not follow the analysts' UONE 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 detected any price forecast for Urban One stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince March, when Urban One published its last earnings report, it collapsed a frightening -18.75%. As soon as we get its actual EPS from the earnings report, we will extend this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Urban One annual sales remained stable a tight -0.21% to $439.10 million dollars from $440.04 marked in 2017. However, its earnings margin (compared to sales) escalated to 32.11%, that is $141.00 million.
|2013||$449 M||-||$-62.87 M-14.0%||-|
|2014||$441 M||-1.63%||$-62.67 M-14.2%||-0.32%|
|2015||$451 M||2.15%||$-74.02 M-16.4%||18.11%|
|2016||$456 M||1.19%||$-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 resultsUrban One posted $113.54 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 2.54% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $116.92 M with a profit margin of 102.98%. Profit margin climbed a 82.17% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 20.81%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Urban One sales marked a nice gain and inched a 4.13%.
|2017-Q1||$101 M||-||$-2 M-2.3%||-|
|2017-Q2||$118 M||16.14%||$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 M||15.64%||$24 M20.5%||-204.59%|
|2018-Q3||$111 M||-3.89%||$23 M20.8%||-2.31%|
|2018-Q4||$114 M||2.54%||$117 M103.0%||407.39%|
Urban One ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Urban One, 40.69% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
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:
|Market cap||$2.9 M||$34.2 M||$14.7 B||$58.1 M||$495.7 M|
|Total shares||1.6 M||11.2 M||351.9 M||11.9 M||138.5 M|
|Float shares||18.6 M||8.0 M||333.0 M||9.9 M||119.1 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 selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
Urban One summary
|Tuesday, September 17th, 2019|
|Day range||$1.80 - $2.00|
|Average true range||$0.10|
|50d mov avg||$2.10|
|100d mov avg||$2.17|
|200d mov avg||$2.31|
Urban One performanceTo measure stock performance is always good to benchmark with competitors or related stocks. We compared Urban One against Beasley Broadcast, CBS, Emmis Communications, Entercom Communications, Salem Media and Saga Communications in the following table: