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Current Performance: Brinks Company (NYSE: BCO)


Brinks Company is in the industrials sector and is part of the consulting and outsourcing industry. The Brink’s Co along with its subsidiaries provides secure logistics and security solutions including cash-in-transit, ATM replenishment and maintenance, cash management services, including vault outsourcing, money processing, and intelligent safe services.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BCO stock showed a previous change of 2.12% with an open at 75.75 and a close of 77.18. It reached an intraday high of 77.68 and a low of 75.75.

SeekingAlpha:  The Brink’s Company (BCO) CEO Doug Pertz on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $3.9b with 50.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 49.2m shares. Trading volume reached 570,269 shares compared to its average volume of 376,865 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Brinks Company shares returned 3.92% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 21.89%. Over three months, it changed 15.10%. In one year it has changed 5.58% and within that year its 52-week high was 85.00 and its 52-week low was 59.08. BCO stock is 30.64% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 72.35 and a 50 day moving average of 68.56. Currently BCO stock is trading 6.67% above its 200 day moving average.

SeekingAlpha:  More on Brink’s Q4 results


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.32 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 241.19. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 1.00. The TTM EPS is 3.35, which comes to a TTM PE of 23.04.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  1.05
09-30-2018:  0.91
06-30-2018:  0.74
03-31-2018:  0.65

The dividend per share is currently 0.60, which is a dividend yield of 0.78%. Also, the payout ratio is 17.91%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 90.66, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 14.87%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 2.80% of insider ownership and 149.60% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 2,572,815, which is 5.08% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 6.69. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 1.59

SeekingAlpha:  The Brink’s Company 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -35.30%, return on assets is -4.09%, profit margin is -2.45%, price-to-sales is 1.48 and price-to-book is 17.14.

Company Scores:

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