Home Sectors Consumer Cyclical Latest Movement: The Finish Line (NASDAQ: FINL)

Latest Movement: The Finish Line (NASDAQ: FINL)


The Finish Line is part of the consumer cyclical sector and trades as part of the retail apparel and specialty industry. The company CEO is Samuel M. Sato. Finish Line Inc together with its subsidiaries operates as a specialty retailer of athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories in the United States. The brands offered by the company are Nike, Brand Jordan, adidas, Under Armour, Puma, and many others.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The FINL stock showed a previous change of 0.00% with an open at 13.49 and a close of 13.51. It reached an intraday high of 13.51 and a low of 13.49.

SeekingAlpha:  JD Sports absorbs Finish Line


The stock has a market cap of $547.4m with 40.5m shares outstanding, of which the float is 39.5m shares. Trading volume reached 14 shares compared to its average volume of 1,094,109 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, The Finish Line shares returned 0.30% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.48%. Over three months, it changed 31.52%. In one year it has changed 4.57% and within that year its 52-week high was 15.06 and its 52-week low was 6.90. FINL stock is 95.80% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 11.48 and a 50 day moving average of 13.47. Currently FINL stock is trading 17.71% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  The Finish Line, Inc. and JD Sports Fashion Plc Announce Completion of Merger


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.68 that ended on 28th of February 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 38.60. Based on 12 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.23. The TTM EPS is 1.04, which comes to a TTM PE of 12.99.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
02-28-2018:  0.59
11-30-2017:  -0.26
08-31-2017:  0.12
05-31-2017:  0.23

The dividend per share is currently 0.46, which is a dividend yield of 3.40%. Also, the payout ratio is 44.23%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest is 5,445,973, which is 13.44% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 6.50. This stock has a moderate level of short interest, but may still be a buying opportunity depending on other indicators.

The current calculated beta is 0.89

Business Wire:  The Finish Line, Inc. and JD Sports Fashion Plc Announce Completion of Merger

Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 2.91%, return on assets is 1.84%, profit margin is 0.41%, price-to-sales is 0.39 and price-to-book is 1.21.

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

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