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Latest Valuation: ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW)


ACI Worldwide is part of the technology sector and is in the application software industry. The company CEO is Phillip G. Heasley. ACI Worldwide Inc together with its subsidiaries develops, markets, installs, and supports software products and services to facilitate electronic payments. It leverages its distribution network in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The ACIW stock showed a previous change of -0.13% with an open at 30.46 and a close of 30.26. It reached an intraday high of 30.63 and a low of 30.16.

Business Wire:  ACI Worldwide Unveils New Cloud-Based, Omni-Channel Payments Capabilities for Merchants


The stock has a market cap of $3.5b with 116.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 112.6m shares. Trading volume reached 512,313 shares compared to its average volume of 688,400 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, ACI Worldwide shares returned 0.67% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 11.05%. Over three months, it changed 3.88%. In one year it has changed 40.42% and within that year its 52-week high was 30.63 and its 52-week low was 21.14. ACIW stock is 43.14% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 26.69 and a 50 day moving average of 28.16. Currently ACIW stock is trading 13.37% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  ACI Worldwide Unveils New Cloud-Based, Omni-Channel Payments Capabilities for Merchants


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.05 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 605.20. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.88. The TTM EPS is 0.56, which comes to a TTM PE of 54.04. Historically, the PE high was 605.20 and the PE low was 16.80. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 9.41, which is a decrease of -68.91%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  0.22
06-30-2018:  -0.13
03-31-2018:  -0.17
12-31-2017:  0.64

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 13.83, which means it may be overvalued by -118.87%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 2.90% of insider ownership and 143.70% 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 1.03

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 1.66%, return on assets is 0.76%, profit margin is -2.72%, price-to-sales is 5.09 and price-to-book is 3.65.

Company Scores:

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

John Jones
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