Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Latest Technicals: Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ: CORE)

Latest Technicals: Core-Mark Holding Company (NASDAQ: CORE)


Core-Mark Holding Company is part of the retail defensive industry and trades as part of the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Scott E. Mcpherson. Core-Mark Holding Co Inc offers a range of branded and private label products including cigarettes, food, candy, health and beauty products, and beverages. It offers products, marketing programs and technology solutions in the U.S. and Canada.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CORE stock showed a previous change of -0.22% with an open at 27.17 and a close of 27.11. It reached an intraday high of 27.79 and a low of 26.80.

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The stock has a market cap of $1.2b with 45.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 44.6m shares. Trading volume reached 225,349 shares compared to its average volume of 353,170 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, Core-Mark Holding Company shares returned 10.25% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.93%. Over three months, it changed -21.72%. In one year it has changed 9.30% and within that year its 52-week high was 40.12 and its 52-week low was 17.10. CORE stock is 58.54% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 26.62 and a 50 day moving average of 28.39. Currently CORE stock is trading 1.85% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.72 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 37.65. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.46. The TTM EPS is 0.00, which comes to a TTM PE of 0.00.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.63
06-30-2018:  0.35
03-31-2018:  0.07
12-31-2017:  0.33

The dividend per share is currently 0.44, which is a dividend yield of 1.62%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 30.56, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 11.28%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 148.00% 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 0.70

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 8.06%, return on assets is 2.65%, profit margin is 0.27%, price-to-sales is 0.10 and price-to-book is 2.07.

Company Scores:

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

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