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Current Technicals: Hawkins (NASDAQ: HWKN)

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Hawkins is part of the basic materials sector and is part of the chemicals industry. The company CEO is Patrick H. Hawkins. Hawkins Inc distributes bulk chemicals and blends, manufactures and distributes specialty chemicals for its customers in various industries. The company conduct its business in three segments, Industrial, Water Treatment and Health and Nutrition.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The HWKN stock showed a previous change of -0.42% with an open at 40.63 and a close of 40.23. It reached an intraday high of 40.84 and a low of 40.06.

SeekingAlpha:  12 Upcoming Dividend Increases

Liquidity:

The stock has a market cap of $429.7m with 10.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 9.9m shares. Trading volume reached 13,243 shares compared to its average volume of 31,042 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, Hawkins shares returned 0.52% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -3.01%. Over three months, it changed -2.43%. In one year it has changed 13.72% and within that year its 52-week high was 44.03 and its 52-week low was 30.55. HWKN stock is 31.69% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 38.80 and a 50 day moving average of 41.32. Currently HWKN stock is trading 3.69% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

SeekingAlpha:  Hawkins increases number of shares under share repurchase program

Earnings:

The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at -0.87 that ended on 31st of March 2018. The TTM EPS is 0.00, which comes to a TTM PE of 0.00.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.39
09-30-2018:  0.69
06-30-2018:  0.85
03-31-2018:  0.10

The dividend per share is currently 0.92, which is a dividend yield of 2.29%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 30.74, which means it may be overvalued by -30.88%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 88.60% 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 0.85

SeekingAlpha:  Hawkins increases number of shares under share repurchase program

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is -7.41%, return on assets is -4.17%, profit margin is -2.81%, price-to-sales is 0.78 and price-to-book is 1.98.

Company Scores:

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