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Stock Watch: Dana (NYSE: DAN)


Dana trades as part of the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the autos industry. The company CEO is James K. Kamsickas. Dana Inc provides technology driveline, sealing and thermal-management products for vehicle manufacturers in the light vehicle, medium/heavy vehicle and off-highway markets.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The DAN stock showed a previous change of -0.27% with an open at 14.96 and a close of 14.96. It reached an intraday high of 15.36 and a low of 14.70.

PR Newswire:  Dana Names New Senior Vice President for Human Resources


The stock has a market cap of $2.2b with 144.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 141.6m shares. Trading volume reached 1,946,300 shares compared to its average volume of 1,949,296 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Dana shares returned -3.92% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -21.72%. Over three months, it changed -28.42%. In one year it has changed -50.84% and within that year its 52-week high was 35.27 and its 52-week low was 13.76. DAN stock is 8.76% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 22.61 and a 50 day moving average of 17.91. Currently DAN stock is trading -33.83% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

PR Newswire:  Dana Names New Senior Vice President for Human Resources


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.7 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.37. Based on 3 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.74. The TTM EPS is 2.88, which comes to a TTM PE of 5.19.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.77
06-30-2018:  0.74
03-31-2018:  0.75
12-31-2017:  0.62

The dividend per share is currently 0.40, which is a dividend yield of 2.67%. Also, the payout ratio is 13.89%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 22.75, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 34.24%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 56.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,115,712, which is 1.46% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.47. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.89

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 18.47%, return on assets is 3.85%, profit margin is 2.68%, price-to-sales is 0.27 and price-to-book is 1.75.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 4  :Financial Strength Score
 2  :Future Growth Score
 5  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.