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Latest Trend: Greenhill (NYSE: GHL)


Greenhill trades as part of the financial services sector and is part of the brokers and exchanges industry. The company CEO is Scott L. Bok. Greenhill and Co Inc is an investment bank providing financial advice on mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financing and capital-raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The GHL stock showed a previous change of 0.35% with an open at 22.93 and a close of 22.89. It reached an intraday high of 23.00 and a low of 22.75.

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The stock has a market cap of $473.6m with 20.7m shares outstanding, of which the float is 19.0m shares. Trading volume reached 147,711 shares compared to its average volume of 347,445 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, Greenhill shares returned 3.25% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -19.76%. Over three months, it changed -7.13%. In one year it has changed 11.73% and within that year its 52-week high was 33.45 and its 52-week low was 17.65. GHL stock is 29.69% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 26.72 and a 50 day moving average of 25.52. Currently GHL stock is trading -14.34% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

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The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.71 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.79. Based on 1 analyst estimate, the estimated EPS for the next quarter is 0.70. The TTM EPS is 1.71, which comes to a TTM PE of 13.39.

The following are the last four quarter reported earnings per share:
12-31-2018:  0.48
09-30-2018:  0.43
06-30-2018:  0.46
03-31-2018:  0.34

The dividend per share is currently 0.20, which is a dividend yield of 0.87%. Also, the payout ratio is 11.70%, therefore the dividend is safe according to our calculations.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 43.40, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 47.26%

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 131.90% of institutional ownership. Short-interest is 3,397,992, which is 16.42% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio is 8.23. 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 0.77

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 29.97%, return on assets is 7.33%, profit margin is 11.32%, price-to-sales is 1.34 and price-to-book is 7.57.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 4  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 2  :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.