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Present Fundamentals: Cable One (NYSE: CABO)

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Cable One is part of the communication services sector and is part of the communication services industry. The company CEO is Julia M. Laulis. Cable One Inc mainly provides broadband, voice, and video services. It derives revenue from the provision of broadband, voice, and video services to residential and business customers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The CABO stock showed a previous change of 2.18% with an open at 915.91 and a close of 932.94. It reached an intraday high of 935.24 and a low of 915.04.

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Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $5.3b with 5.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 5.6m shares. Trading volume reached 74,665 shares compared to its average volume of 31,036 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Cable One shares returned 3.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 12.04%. Over three months, it changed 9.86%. In one year it has changed 33.64% and within that year its 52-week high was 935.24 and its 52-week low was 597.40. CABO stock is 56.17% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 798.15 and a 50 day moving average of 859.19. Currently CABO stock is trading 16.89% above its 200 day moving average.

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Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 40.72 that ended on 31st of December 2017, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 22.91. Based on 5 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 8.04. The TTM EPS is 27.21, which comes to a TTM PE of 34.29.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
09-30-2018:  6.70
06-30-2018:  7.65
03-31-2018:  7.08
12-31-2017:  5.78

The dividend per share is currently 8.00, which is a dividend yield of 0.86%. Also, the payout ratio is 29.40%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 776.69, which means it may be overvalued by -20.12%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 109.00% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 156,629, which is 2.75% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 5.33. 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 0.46

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 42.02%, return on assets is 12.06%, profit margin is 15.30%, price-to-sales is 6.49 and price-to-book is 6.94.

Company Scores:

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

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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.