WillScot stock: buy or sell?
April 1st, 2020
WillScot Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various specialty rental services in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
Should I buy WillScot 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 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.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with WillScot stock situation right now, therefore 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 WillScot stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are posted by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for WSC stock for the last 30 days.
WillScot stock analysis
Shares of WillScot plunged a scary -5.33% and closed at $9.59.
WillScot plunged a scary -5.33% and closed at $9.59. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed down on Mar 5th, WSC fell $-7.56 per share (-44.08%). On February, WSC hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $19.73 recorded on February. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.
After boosting an exceptional 28.52% in a week last week, WillScot closed this week at $9.59 and plummed a scary -12.90%.
Not so far away is the last price record WillScot marked by mid February, but since then it dropped a 51.54%. Since price and 40-weeks moving average lines crossed down early March, WSC fell $-7.95 per share (-45.32%). Stocks under the 40w moving average line are usually not recommended for average traders. Since SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up early July, WSC price slid a -36.24%.
WillScot stock price history
WillScot IPO was on November 5th, 2015 at $9.65 per share1. Since then, WSC stock sliced a -0.60%, with a yearly average of -0.20%.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
WillScot stock historical price chart
WSC stock reached all-time highs on February with a price of $19.79.
WillScot 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' WSC stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last 30 days we have not found any price prediction for WillScot stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per Share, when WillScot 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 resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw a dazzling growth of 68.50% to $751.41 million USD. In line, its income margin (compared to sales) boosted to -6.53%, that is $-49.04 million.
|2015||$453 M||-||$-71.59 M-15.8%||-|
|2017||$446 M||-1.63%||$-147.70 M-33.1%||106.33%|
|2018||$751 M||68.50%||$-49.04 M-6.5%||-66.80%|
Quarterly financial resultsWillScot posted $257.40 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 17.58% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $-9.57 M with a profit margin of -3.72%. Profit margin skyrocketed a 11.59% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was -15.31%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, WillScot sales marked an extraordinary gain and rocketed a 113.82%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, WillScot posted 5 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q4||$120 M||-||$-123.27 M-102.4%||-|
|2018-Q1||$135 M||11.94%||$-6.19 M-4.6%||-94.98%|
|2018-Q2||$140 M||4.14%||$0.24 M0.2%||-103.81%|
|2018-Q3||$219 M||56.00%||$-33.52 M-15.3%||-14,302.97%|
|2018-Q4||$257 M||17.58%||$-9.57 M-3.7%||-71.45%|
WillScot ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a company, it's worth to overview its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For WillScot, 47.44% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
In case of WillScot stock, 54.59% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for WSC 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:
|Market cap||$1.1 B|
|Total shares||110.3 M|
|Float shares||55.8 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||54.6%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||47.4%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Wednesday, April 1st, 2020|
|Day range||$9.52 - $10.23|
|Average true range||$1.31|
|50d mov avg||$15.54|
|100d mov avg||$16.65|
|200d mov avg||$15.90|
WillScot performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. We picked as the bechmarking frame for WillScot stock.