The Five Star Senior Living Inc. (FVE) shares are trading at higher $4.08 and the avg recommendation for the stock is Hold. The current analyst price target stands at $1.00.
To add more color to this target, the company’s high over the last year is $7.50 and the low is $2.13. Over the last 52 weeks, FVE is down -45.60% while the S&P 500 is up 0.93%. The catalyst for this interesting swing was the company’s recent earnings report.
A Notable Earnings Report
In the last quarter, FVE reported a profit of $38.66 million. Five Star Senior Living Inc. also saw revenues increase to $297.44 million. In addition, FVE has free cash flow of $3.45 million as of 03-2020 The company’s EBITDA came in at $11.32 million which compares well with its peers.
FVE booked profit margins of -0.30%, its Return on Equity (ROE) is -3.00%, and its Return on Assets is -0.50%. All told, it is clear that, FVE needs to be on your watchlist.
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Of course, we must look beyond the financials and question how well those numbers represent the sustainable earnings power of the business. Investors need to know how sustainable this current run. FVE has a short ratio of 6.42 and outstanding shares of 31.45M.
FVE has seen increased volume after this news and investors are putting their support behind the value proposition. Furthermore, 10-day volume stands at 0.11 million and more growth is possible in the weeks ahead. Traders will also note the company’s earnings per share came in at 2.08. Five Star Senior Living Inc. FVE also noted assets of $346.75 million at the end of the last quarter. Investors should also keep an eye on sector updates as FVE has historically followed its peers on positive news.
All told, Five Star Senior Living Inc. FVE has strung together solid data and demonstrated underlying fundamentals. At its current valuation, FVE represents an interesting risk/reward case. Traders should stay tuned to see if this recent report will push the stock to test recent resistance levels.
Five Star Senior Living Inc. FVE is now commanding a market cap of 126.24M and a float of 10.20M. FVE is increasing its credibility in this sector and that could lead to more upside down the line. Sign-up for continuing coverage on shares of FVE stock, as well as other hot stock picks, get our free newsletter today and get our next breakout pick!
Disclosure: we hold no position in FVE, either long or short, and we have not been compensated for this article.