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Recent Technicals: SPX FLOW (NYSE: FLOW)

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SPX FLOW is in the industrial products industry and trades as part of the industrials sector. The company CEO is Marcus G. Michael. SPX FLOW Inc is engaged in engineering, designing and manufacturing of flow control systems integral to process, blend, transport, meter, filters and dehydrate various types of fluids, gases and powders across a range of applications.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The FLOW stock showed a previous change of 1.50% with an open at 31.53 and a close of 31.78. It reached an intraday high of 31.95 and a low of 31.20.

Business Wire:  G.research, LLC 29th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $1.4b with 42.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 41.2m shares. Trading volume reached 160,548 shares compared to its average volume of 267,034 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, SPX FLOW shares returned 6.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -13.62%. Over three months, it changed -34.42%. In one year it has changed -32.77% and within that year its 52-week high was 54.92 and its 52-week low was 27.23. FLOW stock is 16.71% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 43.55 and a 50 day moving average of 34.34. Currently FLOW stock is trading -27.02% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  G.research, LLC 29th Annual Pump, Valve & Water Systems Symposium

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.09 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 29.16. Based on 4 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.61. The TTM EPS is 2.20, which comes to a TTM PE of 14.45.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.70
06-30-2018:  0.57
03-31-2018:  0.41
12-31-2017:  0.52

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 137.50% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 301,340, which is 0.71% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 1.14. 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 -3.64

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 10.83%, return on assets is 3.81%, profit margin is 4.59%, price-to-sales is 0.86 and price-to-book is 1.31.

Company Scores:

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

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