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Latest Technicals: Blackbaud (NASDAQ: BLKB)


Blackbaud is part of the technology sector and is part of the application software industry. The company CEO is Michael P. Gianoni. Blackbaud Inc provides cloud software, services, expertise, and data intelligence. It provides its services to nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare institutions, and the individual change agents who support them.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BLKB stock showed a previous change of 4.77% with an open at 72.83 and a close of 75.71. It reached an intraday high of 76.02 and a low of 72.48.

SeekingAlpha:  Blackbaud’s (BLKB) CEO Mike Gianoni on Q4 2018 Results – Earnings Call Transcript


The stock has a market cap of $3.7b with 48.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 47.0m shares. Trading volume reached 725,607 shares compared to its average volume of 381,253 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Blackbaud shares returned 8.20% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 20.98%. Over three months, it changed 8.98%. In one year it has changed -18.81% and within that year its 52-week high was 120.35 and its 52-week low was 58.23. BLKB stock is 30.02% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 88.86 and a 50 day moving average of 67.40. Currently BLKB stock is trading -14.80% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

SeekingAlpha:  Blackbaud, Inc. 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.82 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 54.86. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.36. The TTM EPS is 1.82, which comes to a TTM PE of 41.60. Historically, the PE high was 281.50 and the PE low was 41.60. BLKB stock has set a new PE low record!

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.46
09-30-2018:  0.41
06-30-2018:  0.47
03-31-2018:  0.48

The dividend per share is currently 0.48, which is a dividend yield of 0.63%. Also, the payout ratio is 26.37%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 42.54, which means it may be overvalued by -77.98%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.30% of insider ownership and 155.00% 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 1.30

SeekingAlpha:  Blackbaud, Inc. 2018 Q4 – Results – Earnings Call Slides

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 13.18%, return on assets is 2.66%, profit margin is 5.28%, price-to-sales is 4.14 and price-to-book is 9.39.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 0  :Valuation Score
 2  :Past Performance Score
 3  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :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.