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Recent Performance: ePlus (NASDAQ: PLUS)

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ePlus trades as part of the application software industry and trades as part of the technology sector. The company CEO is Mark P. Marron. ePlus Inc is engaged in the sales of information technology hardware, third-party software, professional engineering services, and third-party maintenance contracts and its proprietary software as well as financing of equipment, software and related services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The PLUS stock showed a previous change of -6.24% with an open at 81.66 and a close of 76.79. It reached an intraday high of 83.88 and a low of 76.42.

SeekingAlpha:  ePlus (PLUS) Investor Presentation – Slideshow

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.1b with 13.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 13.3m shares. Trading volume reached 67,616 shares compared to its average volume of 68,754 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, ePlus shares returned -6.46% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -11.74%. Over three months, it changed -25.12%. In one year it has changed -1.80% and within that year its 52-week high was 107.25 and its 52-week low was 67.65. PLUS stock is 13.51% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 89.02 and a 50 day moving average of 84.86. Currently PLUS stock is trading -13.74% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  ePlus, Inc. (PLUS) CEO Mark Marron on Q2 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 3.95 that ended on 31st of March 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 19.44. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.90. The TTM EPS is 3.93, which comes to a TTM PE of 19.54. Historically, the PE high was 52.40 and the PE low was 16.70. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 65.63, which is a decrease of -14.53%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  1.53
06-30-2018:  1.25
03-31-2018:  0.89
12-31-2017:  0.97

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 54.73, which means it may be overvalued by -40.29%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 151.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 0, which is 0.00% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 0.00.

The current calculated beta is 1.24

SeekingAlpha:  ePlus, Inc. (PLUS) CEO Mark Marron on Q2 2019 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 14.97%, return on assets is 7.67%, profit margin is 4.13%, price-to-sales is 0.82 and price-to-book is 2.64.

Company Scores:

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

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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.

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