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Present Technicals: Bemis Company (NYSE: BMS)


Bemis Company is part of the consumer cyclical sector and packaging and containers industry. The company CEO is William F. Austen. Bemis Co Inc operates in the packaging industry. The company engages in the manufacture of packaging and pressure sensitive materials. Majority of the products are sold to the food industry. The United States packaging segment generates maximum revenue.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The BMS stock showed a previous change of 1.30% with an open at 52.42 and a close of 52.94. It reached an intraday high of 52.94 and a low of 52.23.

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The stock has a market cap of $4.8b with 91.0m shares outstanding, of which the float is 87.5m shares. Trading volume reached 582,980 shares compared to its average volume of 548,602 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is good.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, Bemis Company shares returned 3.40% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 15.59%. Over three months, it changed 18.62%. In one year it has changed 15.30% and within that year its 52-week high was 53.00 and its 52-week low was 40.86. BMS stock is 29.56% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 45.94 and a 50 day moving average of 47.80. Currently BMS stock is trading 15.24% above its 200 day moving average.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 2.79 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 22.43. Based on 6 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.71. The TTM EPS is 2.79, which comes to a TTM PE of 18.97. Historically, the PE high was 52.00 and the PE low was 16.40. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 45.77, which is a decrease of -13.55%.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.71
09-30-2018:  0.77
06-30-2018:  0.68
03-31-2018:  0.63

The dividend per share is currently 1.28, which is a dividend yield of 2.42%. Also, the payout ratio is 45.88%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 34.38, which means it may be overvalued by -53.97%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 99.20% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 4,251,753, which is 4.67% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 8.27. 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 0.89

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on assets is 6.09%, profit margin is 5.28%, price-to-sales is 1.16 and price-to-book is 3.98.

Company Scores:

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