Home Sectors Consumer Defensive Present Change: Caseys General Stores (NASDAQ: CASY)

Present Change: Caseys General Stores (NASDAQ: CASY)


Caseys General Stores trades as part of the retail defensive industry and is in the consumer defensive sector. The company CEO is Terry W. Handley. Casey’s General Stores Inc operates convenience stores under the Caseys General Store name in the United States. It provides self-service gasoline, grocery items, and processed foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CASY stock showed a previous change of 1.89% with an open at 133.69 and a close of 135.55. It reached an intraday high of 135.71 and a low of 133.64.

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The stock has a market cap of $5.0b with 36.6m shares outstanding, of which the float is 33.6m shares. Trading volume reached 511,046 shares compared to its average volume of 278,278 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Caseys General Stores shares returned 3.25% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 5.81%. Over three months, it changed 9.83%. In one year it has changed 10.18% and within that year its 52-week high was 137.08 and its 52-week low was 90.42. CASY stock is 49.92% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 117.46 and a 50 day moving average of 129.79. Currently CASY stock is trading 15.40% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 8.36 that ended on 30th of April 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 16.21. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.68. The TTM EPS is 3.73, which comes to a TTM PE of 36.34. Historically, the PE high was 29.00 and the PE low was 16.21. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 60.48, which is a decrease of -55.38%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
10-31-2018:  1.80
07-31-2018:  1.90
04-30-2018:  0.51
01-31-2018:  0.48

The dividend per share is currently 1.16, which is a dividend yield of 0.86%. Also, the payout ratio is 31.10%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 103.84, which means it may be overvalued by -30.54%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 127.80% 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 0.46

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 28.12%, return on assets is 10.15%, profit margin is 2.24%, price-to-sales is 0.67 and price-to-book is 3.57.

Company Scores:

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

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